Tag Archives: football

Scoring a Goal Just Before the Break: A Myth That Doesn’t Score

The European Football Championship is currently running in France. This has occasioned, of course, multiple self-declared experts and whatnots to discuss various aspects of the game (sometimes called “soccer”): how the players, the fields, or the coach’s tie color might be influential to … Continue reading

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In Defense of Football – Sort Of

I wrote last week (well, two weeks ago, technically) of the controversy haunting pro football and the safety of its players. I suggested that, whatever the dangers of the sport, the ethical implications of being a fan of it are … Continue reading

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Helmet to Helmet (Part 1)

Watching the NFL these days feels a little bit like going target shooting after a murder. I’m a football fan. I can’t help it; I was raised in suburban Baltimore, where a love for the Orioles and the departed Colts … Continue reading

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