Tag Archives: sports

“Broke”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: I really like the documentary work of Billy Corben. He’s got a feel for muckraking sensationalism as well as a knack for weaving talking-head interviews into dense, colorful swathes of information. You can sense his inquisitiveness, … Continue reading

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White People Having Fun

Paleo Retiree writes: NSFW (of a very innocent kind) alert:

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Two Sports Movies From The 1970’s

Sax von Stroheim writes: One’s a masterpiece, one’s an interesting-if-not-exactly-good little movie. First the masterpiece:  Slap Shot (George Roy Hill, 1977) A vulgar, American comedy from one of the 70’s most underrated filmmakers. (Considering the “classic” status of Butch Cassidy and … Continue reading

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Paying College Athletes

Fenster writes: You may recall the historian Taylor Branch got a lot of attention for his call, in The Atlantic, for college athletes to be paid.  His long article was, in my view, longer on sermonizing than it was on … Continue reading

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Question Lady Question

The Question Lady writes: Is there an athlete you identify with? If so, who and why?

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Linkathon

Paleo Retiree writes: Punished. False accusation du jour. Overreaction du jour. Steve Sailer asks himself some questions about the Olympics.

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