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Football Wreaks Havoc on Democratic Convention Schedule
August 31, 2012

The Obama campaign has done a poor job dealing with the NFL regular season opener.

Solidarity! The NFL Referee Lockout Is An Important Labor Stand-Off
August 29, 2012

Football players should stop bashing the replacement referees and start denouncing the owners. And the fans should join them.

Metropolitan War in an Imagined NHL?
January 05, 2010

As part of a great-as-usual exchange between ESPN’s Bill Simmons and noted writer Malcolm Gladwell, the two sports-niks hypothesized about the NHL’s future.  Simmons pondered why Canada, the unquestioned home of hockey, doesn’t have more NHL teams.  In response he proposed a new, two conference league split evenly between Canadian and American teams.  Gladwell replied with: I'm with you on the 24-team, Canadian-American conference idea, particularly since it turns the Stanley Cup finals into a border war every year.

Linebacker Labor
November 01, 1982

Nicholas von Hoffman: Football strikes, capitalism, and American life.