Woody Johnson

The Worst One Percenters: Sports-Team Owners
October 02, 2012

The most dangerous fraction of the One Percenters are those who also own sports teams. They’ve got a finger on our fantasies.

The Jets Go Hollywood
September 13, 2010

The Jets begin this season as a Super Bowl favorite. That in itself is unusual. But there is something even more unusual taking place, something that rarely happens in the world of sports: The team appears to be in the process of upending its identity as a secondary attraction in its own city. As a longtime Jets fan, I know this is supposed to make me thrilled. But the truth is, I feel a bit uneasy. Sportswriters commonly mischaracterize the identity of the Jets, labeling them perennial losers, disappointments, or underdogs. But this isn’t really accurate.