Is there anything more American than the marriage of beer and football? Suds and power sweeps, they built this country! And, as in any marriage, there can be some rough patches like today when the classic brewers’ sales are a bit down. Luckily this old dad/marriage counselor has the solution: get back to using ex-players
Guaranteed lock of the week: The Foam Dome makes a comeback, baby! In other news, ka-boom, there goes another old stadium via demolition. And, in the case of Detroit’s old dome, it’s a two-act catastrophic masterpiece. Only the Lions can false start on a stadium explosion. Sadly and gradually all the gladiatorial collegiums dad loved
Maybe dad is just a little nostalgic and grumpy but, with the unrest facing the NFL these days, wouldn’t it be nice and calming if head coaches went back to wearing suits, hats and overcoats on the sideline? Dignified leadership! It’s getting tiresome seeing grown men dressed like fans who maxed out their credit cards
Ah, Thanksgiving, the first and goal day of the holiday feasting season! With giant growth hormone-infused turkeys a-cookin’ and pies cooling on every window sill, it’s no time to dwell on concussions or Cutlers, just get eatin’ (but don’t forget to douse dad with a Gatorade bucket full of gravy after he carves that bird).
Yee Haw, we got us a classic owner vs. commissioner fight going: Jerry Jones in one corner vs. Roger Goodell, duking it out old school. Why is this good, you might ask? Well, with ratings struggling lately, this is just what the league needs. Back when dad was a kid, only a few thousand people