2019 Super Bowl vindicates this non-fan of football

Let me be absolutely clear right up front; I have zero interest in and no knowledge or understanding of football. In my opinion it's a violent, concussion-inducing game right up there with cage fighting. Any time I've tried to watch a game I'm bored to tears within four minutes watching overpaid fat guys run a few yards and fall down, or more often, get knocked down—then, get up, only to run and fall down again. I can think of four hundred things I'd rather be doing with my time than…

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Shame on the Saints and other NFL teams

We all know professional sports organizations are chauvinistic but what's shocking is how much they're still getting away with. An article in today's New York Times by Ken Belson reminded me of an earlier blog I posted about the disgraceful way the NFL treats its cheerleaders. Former New Orleans Saints' cheerleader Bailey Davis was recently fired for posting a picture of herself in a one-piece outfit in her private Instagram account that went against the cheerleader's rule book. Her breach of contract for such a minor infraction is typical of…

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Buffalo Bills Blow Big-Time

There is probably not another person on this planet who has less interest in or knowledge of football than I. From my vantage point it's simply a game of run, bump and fall down. Am I missing something? As I was listening to the Ward & Al show on Canada Talks Sirius satellite radio the other day, however, I heard something that suddenly spiked my interest in the world of football immediately. The Buffalo Bills who share a home team fan base with Toronto have a 6-woman cheerleading squad called…

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