Grantland Rice's famed "Four Horsemen" column about Notre Dame's college football team is one of the most storied and legendarily purple pieces of sportswriting ever. So we translated it into American English, in an attempt to figure out what it's actually about.
Sad parking lots, the joys of Russell Wilson running around terrified, and a children's book called J.J. Watt The Patriotic Violence Mountain. Also some predictions for the NFL's Week 5 slate of games.
Years after his last game with the Charlestown Chiefs, the team's reluctant star has stripped away everything he didn't need. What's left is just Ned Braden. A selection from the upcoming issue of The Classical Magazine.
Despite the warnings -- from their parents and their yuppie friends -- a schoolteacher and a writer went to Detroit on their trip across America. What they found there was a city, lonely and beaten down. But not defeated. And looking forward to the next Tigers game.
The New York Islanders have been both great and greatly sad during their decades on Long Island. What they'll be after making the move to Brooklyn is anyone's guess, but the transition is already happening.
Albert Camus on the Jaguars. Glenn Beck on the Jets and sort of on the debt ceiling. Doctor Seuss on LeGarrette Blount. The first in an occasional series in which great thinkers provide their takes on recent NFL action, because a great and complicated game deserves great and complicated analysis.