If beer and football are just the modern bread and circuses of a declining empire, then these are spectacles best avoided. However, if such gridiron microcosms of the human experience can unite us with our neighbors and point us to the bigger and more real story, then football, for all its flaws, deserves a yell, maybe two.
The Green Bay Packers – like America itself - are a study in ironies: the smallest city owning a franchise in the largest professional sport, a non-profit corporation in one of America’s most commercial businesses. It is fitting, then, that they should win the championship in Dallas – home to the Dallas Cowboys – that most market-driven of sports franchises.
Is there any difference now between college ball and the NFL?
A woman head coach of a boy's high school football team robs the players of a male role model and diminishes the bonds of male camaraderie.
Is happiness found in fan-dom?
Holland, MI. The beginning of the college football season is the closest thing to a state holiday in Michigan. The release of the new auto...