Month: April 2018

American Sports: The Stories We Tell Ourselves About Ourselves

American Sports: The Stories We Tell Ourselves About Ourselves

To borrow a quote from Mike Sliwa, our narrative is "the story we tell ourselves about ourselves." We twist, bend, and distort history to the narrative we want to hear. We do this to help us create a "feel good bubble". Facts and reality be damned. It's what writers, thinkers, and podcasters we follow try … Continue reading American Sports: The Stories We Tell Ourselves About Ourselves

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We Must Stand In Solidarity With Eric Reid

We Must Stand In Solidarity With Eric Reid

Many that watch the NFL are consumed with the upcoming 2018 NFL Draft which begins on April 26th. While you weren't looking the NFL has been escalating their punishment on players that sat for the National Anthem and will still not commit to standing for the anthem. Indeed, Colin Kaepernick has become a household name … Continue reading We Must Stand In Solidarity With Eric Reid