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Once Upon a Time . . .

Once upon a time, the culture into which I was born was a source of inspiration. Its leaders were my heroes. The story lines that played out weekly set my dreams in motion. Courage, leadership, teamwork were its core values. But these days, the inspiration is gone. Those in charge (and I cannot call them [...]

By | 2017-11-19T21:47:16+00:00 November 19th, 2017|Memories, NFL Influence|0 Comments

A Born Fanatic’s Take on the Latest from the Intersection of Pro Football and American Culture

Please don’t let this be just lip service . . . It’s only a baby step. But this past week offered reasons to see the glass half full in pro football’s need, as cultural bellwether, to provide a positive example of how to solve social division. I’ve suggested the usual partisan adversity between management and [...]

By | 2017-10-24T09:06:33+00:00 October 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sports and Politics: strange bedfellows

After all these years, it’s still hard for me to grasp how far pro football’s influence reaches. The game’s footprints are all over the American landscape, including the country’s politics. Born Fanatic describes some examples from decades ago. More recently, a Seattle city council woman fanned the Kaepernick issue when she wrote an open letter [...]

By | 2017-07-19T11:34:57+00:00 July 19th, 2017|NFL Influence|0 Comments