Topic: Tom Brady

January 17, 2014

The exciting experience of being in a city that is suddenly very into football. The less-exciting experience of watching two types of brands be argued about on TV. The good news is that four really good teams are playing in two football games on Sunday. It's pretty good news.

January 15, 2013

At some point in the next week or two, and for an unprecedented fifth time, Peyton Manning will likely win the NFL’s Most Valuable Player award. The fact that -- in spite Adrian Peterson's otherworldly season -- this is even a possibility tells us a great deal about the way we talk about Peyton. And it also tells us how talking about him makes us feel.