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Mortality

And so begins the (perhaps logical) ending to this blog’s “RG3 Cycle” that has been written this season (and my second Wagner reference in two posts). Over the past calendar year, I’ve dedicated a couple thousand words to chronicling the birth, ascent, and controversy surrounding a sports phenomenon here in DC the likes of which … Continue reading

RG3sus

**Note** This post is a follow-up to our pre-draft assessment of Robert Griffin III in “Intangibles,” which looked at the racial elements behind some of the characterizations of the QB and the QB he rivaled for the top spot, Andrew Luck** Count me among the surprised at the amazing season Sir Robert Griffin III has turned … Continue reading

“Intangibles”

In the upcoming NFL draft, Andrew Luck is being hyped as the sure-fire first overall pick. He’s one of those guys pegged to one day be a Hall of Famer before he even takes a snap. Some say he’s even better looking than Peyton. Coming in slightly behind him in QB rankings in the draft … Continue reading

What if Roger Goodell Were Black?

I’m pretty sure a good number of you, especially the football fans among you, have read the article by Touré in ESPN the Magazine and ESPN.com about the circumstances that would surround Michael Vick if he were white. I thought it was well-written and a pretty decent insight into how race really does factor into … Continue reading