Fans pay serious money and deal with the routine indignities of overbearing stadium security to go to NFL games because they love football. But who is it, exactly, that has made NFL games the way they are, and ensured that the experience is dominated by gargantuan, electricity-chugging HD screens? You already know.
Aaron Hernandez is under suspicion for some very bad things. This doesn't look good, but given that none of us really knows a thing about Aaron Hernandez, it's tough to say any more about it than that.
Commentators like Tim McCarver make us wonder why we even need color commentators. Commentators like Sir Ian Darke remind us why we do. In between is... well, a lot.
There are a great many things about the Yankees that are not especially admirable. Brett Gardner's greatest virtue may be that he embodies none of those.
Estadio Azteca is one of the stranger, better and more terrifying places on earth to watch a soccer game. And maybe to watch anything, actually. Two Azteca veterans compare notes on one of soccer's holy, and wholly weird, sites.