Tag Archives: football

Don’t Equate Protest With Disrespect

President Donald Trump catapulted the issue of growing numbers of athletes opting to “take a knee” during the playing of the Star-Spangled Banner before their contests further into the limelight this past weekend, jumping in on the side of the … Continue reading

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Autumn Coming: Time For Pumpkin Flavored Everything

We recently had the first crisp evening that hinted at the changes to come, that feeling in the air that native Westsylvanians recognize as “a Football Night.” In the verges, the annual flora are showing wear, the color of goldenrod … Continue reading

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Kaepernick Castigated–Revised and Updated

It seems like I’m writing about jocks a lot of late, but what’s a guy to do? Colin Kaepernick, the once beloved, now beleaguered quarterback from the San Francisco 49ers, hit the news with a big old bang by sitting … Continue reading

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I Don’t Care. I’m With Hope.

Lots of schadenfreude in the op ed pages and comment sections since Hope Solo, bitter and disappointed in Team USA’s unexpected loss to Sweden in the Olympics, stepped in it on the world stage. Facing the athletically superior Americans, Sweden … Continue reading

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Johnny “Football” Manziel Throwing It Away

The cops knocked on another door last night and guess who answered? If you said Johnny Manziel, the pride of Texas, you’d be right, although the odds were pretty much stacked in your favor.  Something like 67% of all police … Continue reading

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2015 Summer Wonders #44: Biggest Meets Smallest

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Awesome!

https://www.bostonglobe.com/sports/2015/07/05/united-states-wins-women-world-cup/t5yavd0sYD1OGq0KOKFq2J/story.html

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Was That A Soccer Game, Or What?

Blood, mayhem, aggression, speed, defense…USA 2, Germany 0.  Should have gone to a bar for the wall-sized TV.

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Soccer (football with a “small f”) Corruption

Wars, disease, famine, earthquakes, a really big case hitting the U.S. Supreme Court tomororow, and a movie about California breaking in half before The Rock fixes it with a helicopter–and STILL the top story in the news for a second … Continue reading

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Winter Photos: Safety First

I figured that it was time to start posting some cool “found” winter pictures, the way I do for summer.  The thing is, it is not nearly as easy to find fun, photos of winter–it’s a more serious season, in … Continue reading

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