Recent Posts by cobra!

January 25, 2013

The NFL's Response to Brain Trauma: A Brief History: The Atlantic's Ta-Nehisi Coates, a former football fanatic who has drifted away from the game because of the ongoing brain trauma revelations, lays out a timeline of the league's actions. Parts of it don't make for pleasant reading.

posted by cobra! to football at 12:09 PM - 1 comment

May 16, 2005

The Swastikadome: In which sharp-eyed, clear-headed, and entirely rational citizens spot the Nazi emblem hidden in the Metrodome by devious German architects. Can American democracy survive two decades of Nazi propaganda at Twins and Vikings games?

posted by cobra! to other at 11:09 AM - 64 comments

February 21, 2005

Highlights of the NHL season: A quick rundown, courtesy of McSweeneys.

posted by cobra! to hockey at 04:16 PM - 3 comments

August 27, 2004

We should destroy the Triple Crown in order to save it: A Slate writer's suggestion for bringing horse racing back to the front burner.

posted by cobra! to other at 03:30 PM - 1 comment

February 20, 2004

NBA: All style, no substance-: A jeremiad from Oscar Robertson on the shallow state of the NBA. via the Easterblogg

posted by cobra! to basketball at 02:02 PM - 8 comments