Tag Archives: Roger Goodell

Sports, patriotism and the national anthem

With everything else to worry about, – think North Korea, health care, hurricane victims – Donald Trump  should be excoriated for distracting us with his attack on the National Football League players and team owners who make political statements by choosing … Continue reading

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Richard Berman for President?

Federal Judge Richard Berman nullified Tom  Brady’s four-game suspension Thursday, and suddenly all was right with the world.  Signs at the final preseason game declared with relief “Tom Brady is Free” and “Richard Berman for President.”  Why not? Even if there … Continue reading

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Lessons from Red Sox racist history

The best baseball book of 2002 was Boston Herald reporter Howard Bryant’s Shut Out: A Story of Race and Baseball in Boston.  Even growing up with the Red Sox, until reading the book years ago at the insistence of my … Continue reading

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New solutions for NFL Neanderthals

I’m with Karl Rove, at least on this: Condoleezza Rice should replace Roger Goodell as head of the National Football League.  Goodell has been a toady for the owners, who get fat profits from leaving the game just where it … Continue reading

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