Tebow Down – But Not Out

In December of 2011 I wrote this about the Tim Tebow situation: There is a story that I have been watching for years that is beginning to play out in front of us. This is not a story of politics or policy, not even an issue of national security. It is however, a lesson about culture and…

It’s That Time…

For Dad to make his NFL predictions.  First a word about the NFL referees and the lockout.  Hey if you guys think the fans care about you and your plight you’re wrong.  You guys have created quite a mess for yourselves.

We Won The Olympics

In case there was ever any doubt: One of the greatest pennant races in the history of the Olympics is a done deal, with two days left on the schedule. It turns out the women’s water polo team, or maybe boxer Claressa Shields, was America’s Bucky Dent. Either way, by the time the U.S. women…

Feckless

Ouch. A GERMAN diver escaped serious injury when he landed flat on his back in the pool after a fluffed leap. A packed stadium cringed as Stephan Feck slammed into the water after attempting a jump from the 3metre board. BBC diving pundit Leon Taylor said: “His foot completely slipped off the side. He probably…

USA! USA! USA!

I know that I shouldn’t let stuff like this get to me but during Friday’s rebroadcast of The Five on Fox ( I can see it in Edinburgh at 10 pm live and in rebroadcast at 7am the next day), they were discussing the USA basketball team putting a massive thumping of epic proportions on…