For normal people, sports often serve as a refuge from politics. The President of the United States is not among them. Donald Trump’s idea of a spectator sport, it can’t be emphasized too often, is WWE professional wrestling: a phony, pre-scripted spectacle most often on racial and ethnic themes, mainly featuring steroid abusers insufficiently athletic […]
A federal judge fired tough questions at an NFL lawyer about whether Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s “Deflategate” suspension is supported by the evidence.
Sept. 12 (Bloomberg View) — Ignorance is not a suitable defense. That was what National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell told coach Sean Payton and the New Orleans Saints when he punished them for so-called Bountygate two years ago, and it could come back to haunt him after the latest revelation by the Associated Press […]