Archive for March, 2012

Off-Topic But Fun: In Praise Of … Of Monsters and Men

Published March 24th, 2012, Uncategorized

Of Monsters and Men is my favorite band out of Iceland since Björk’s original group, the Sugarcubes. All right … Of Monsters and Men is the only Icelandic band I’ve heard since the Sugarcubes. But the overnight (not!) success of their indie-alternative hit “Little Talks” – unlike last year’s plume of ash from the Grímsvötn […]

‘NFL’s “Bounty” Game Is Savage – We Get It. Now, About the High Schools …’ today at Beyond Chron

Published March 23rd, 2012, Uncategorized

Dissident sports voices might as well admit that the mainstream media have it about right in their analyses of the penalties handed down by Roger Goodell, the National Football League commissioner, in the New Orleans Saints “bounty” scandal. The smartest commentators focus on the internal NFL politics: Goodell’s jockeying for leverage with the owners; Saints […]

If ‘Fake’ Wrestling Had Penalties for NFL-Style Bounties …

Published March 21st, 2012, Uncategorized

… then someone would be paying for the 2010 death of Lance Cade. See the flashback post below.   WWE Hall of Famer Shawn Michaels Should Speak Up on What Happened to Lance Cade Published February 14th, 2011 by Irvin Muchnick Shawn Michaels heads the 2011 World Wrestling Entertainment Hall of Fame class, and no […]

Concussion Inc. Ebooks: Cure for the Common Cantu Bromide

Published March 20th, 2012, Uncategorized

Dr. Robert Cantu, the Boston sports concussion media go-to guy, has a book coming out in the fall entitled Concussions and Our Kids: America’s Leading Expert on How To Protect Young Athletes and Keep Sports Safe. I hope everyone reads it. We support fellow writers here. (I just returned from New York, where I participated […]