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Why, Sports?

Why do we do it when defeat feels so much worse than victory feels good?

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Just Tell Me When He Signs

Drew Brees occupies the most enviable position in sports. His spot is nearly unprecedented; not only is he universally beloved and respected, wealthy, and already in possession of a championship and a Hall of Fame resume, but he has a luxury not afforded to most athletes: he’s allowed to speak his mind.

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Happy Valley

Maybe Joe Paterno and Mike McQueary are telling the truth. Maybe everyone thought they were doing the right thing. That’s terrifying.

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I Quit Sports

I thought my team winning the Super Bowl would make me a happier sports fan, but it’s only made me more miserable. So I’m done.

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Football Prediction Time, Today!

The NFL playoffs are here, as are some college Bowl games. So, we’re going to make some predictions that will most assuredly be wrong. When are we going to make predictions? Today!

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Sanctimony or, How I Learned to Love Reggie Bush

Every day at work I pass by the Superdome and its giant 80-foot picture of Reggie Bush that faces Poydras Street and my building, and I think, “Oh Reg, how could you have fumbled that punt in the NFC Championship?”

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