Tagged: NFL

You Can’t Kill What Won’t Die

In Greek mythology, the Hydra was a serpent-like creature that would sprout two new heads for each one that was cut off. Unless you killed off the body, the beast wouldn’t die. Thursday Night Football this week revealed to us the NFL edition of a three-headed Hydra: the Green Bay Packers with Aaron Rodgers, the perpetual misery of the Detroit Lions and the pathetic nature of NFL referees. Continue reading


Greg Hardy: When Human Decency Cedes to Fandom

I’m not always a big fan of Jeff Van Gundy’s NBA commentary. But on Wednesday night during the Clippers/Mavericks game he made a point that really stuck with me, one pertaining to a topic that is at the forefront of the sports world’s mind: the Dallas Cowboys and Greg Hardy. Continue reading