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Taking a Knee to Take a Stand

I had thought of getting back into watching the NFL this season. The Vikings are showing some promise and I was getting cajoled to participate in the NFL pool I was active in for over a decade. But it soured. … Continue reading

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Well, That Sucked

I deleted a post on Facebook last night. I was bitching about the Super Bowl and I think I was just too much of a curmudgeon. In retrospect I realize that I was in a bad mood that entire game … Continue reading

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Stay Classy Seattle

Well, at least my last Super Bowl was a nail-biter. Richard Sherman showed some class by congratulating Tom Brady (whose dissection of the vaunted Seattle defense was just beautiful). Aaaaaand then there were a few things that reminded me why … Continue reading

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Freeing Myself From Football

That’s former Minnesota Vikings coach Bud Grant. Bud was quite a figure for those of us that grew up in the shadow of the Vikings. Vikings never spiked the ball or did end zone celebrations. Vikings never wore parkas or … Continue reading

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Hail the Bison…But No One Else

Today I’ll watch my NDSU Bison carve up the Cardinals from the University of the Incarnate Word. As promised this is the only football I will watch this weekend. Here’s an abbreviated tally for misdeeds in the NFL. So far … Continue reading

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What Keith Said…

  I was going to launch a rant on the NFL’s bungling of this mess with domestic abuser Ray Rice but there is little I could add to this other than agree than all of these people, especially Goodell, should … Continue reading

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In Which I Give Up for the Season

Allow me to break in to our regularly scheduled discussion of home repair, the vagaries of cat ownership, savoring of fine beers, tales of sleep deprivation, and how to struggle with writing. I need to talk sports. I have always … Continue reading

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