Tuesday, May 01, 2012

A grain of common sense from the NFL? Nah. It's probably just about the money.

There was a brief flurry a few days ago over hints that the National Football League is considering doing away with the Pro Bowl. Do we care? I doubt it. I don't think I've ever watched it. But this picture is definitely worth sharing.

(h/t: Danger Guerrero/Kissing Suzy Kolber)

__________


P.S. If you're wondering how I ended up on a site called "Kissing Suzy Kolber," it was due to Googling and Deadspin, after seeing her heretofore unfamiliar name mentioned, in a more weighty piece about one of my favorite sportswriters, Joe Posnanski.

2 comments:

graz said...

Are you optimistic that Pos will handle the indelicate facts with aplomb? You turned me on to his writing, for which I am grateful. That lead to me listening to his podcasts (the episodes with Michael Schur -- even though he's a Red Sox fanatic -- are terrific). Unfortunately, since his on- record reactions, as detailed in the Times piece, I've soured.

Brendan Keefe said...

Sorry to hear this single episode has soured you on him.

I think Posnanski will probably end up handling the last chapter, as it were, pretty well, no matter what sort of thinking-out-loud has been recorded previously.

And even if he's less critical/honest than one might like, I doubt I'll judge him harshly, for two reasons: (a) a guy is entitled to have his heroes, and not to be obliged to document their clay feet if and when they're exposed, and (b) I cannot imagine, and could never have imagined, wanting to read a book about Joe Paterno in any case.

ShareThis