Topic: Exploitation

November 15, 2012

There are times when a mere inflection is enough to make you curl in shame. Rachel Maddow, election night, in the process of gleefully detailing an absolutely brutal series of Republican losses, brought her best "I am amazed and delighted at how stupid this is" delivery to the phrase "professional wrestling." She was talking about Linda McMahon, the longtime WWE executive and wife of malevolent company figurehead Vince. And, if we're being honest, Mrs. McMahon had it coming. 

September 6, 2012

The University of Oregon is hardly the only school to have churned out "system quarterbacks" without NFL futures. But while the Ducks have benefitted extravagantly, in ways that only begin with wins, from the work of Dennis Dixon, Jeremiah Masoli and Darron Thomas, it's hard not to wonder what benefit Oregon's system quarterbacks have gotten from their experience in Eugene.