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Football After Beyonce

DHE Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 9:23 AM
Fencing was also more interesting when it was played without buttons on the tip. But, saner heads prevailed and it is still a sport. Modern technology has done many things. One is shine a light on the injuries that football, even high school football, can inflict on unsuspecting people. Yes, they know they risk their bodies, but they had no idea what they were doing to their brains until recently. Should it be ignored? I hope not. They can play great football and try to prevent injuries too. I agree with him about the great crop of quarterbacks and that it was a banner year. More.

WASHINGTON -- In the aftermath of the Super Bowl, it is perhaps salutary to take stock of professional football and to suggest a few reforms that might make the game more wholesome.

First, let me say that, in my humble estimate, this past season was, if not the best in my lifetime, surely one of the best. To be a mediocre player in the NFL today is to be a marked man among giants. Then, too, there is another point to be made. Someone failed to pay the electric bill. It was sobering to be reminded that even the...