Stories tagged: Norman Chad
Mon., Oct. 9, 2017, 6:03 p.m.
I would like to dispassionately discuss college basketball today, without directly referencing the recent footwear follies/FBI probe and without even mentioning a certain notorious sideline suit whose first name rhymes …
Mon., Oct. 2, 2017, 8:55 p.m.
How cockamamie was last year’s election season? It was so cockamamie, I had never even used the word “cockamamie” other than in a 1969 spelling bee in which I finished …
Mon., Sept. 25, 2017, 6:32 p.m.
Back when I was younger (and marginally smarter), I would tell anyone within shouting distance – and, yes, I would shout; not at a Stephen A. Smith screaming level, more …
Mon., Sept. 18, 2017, 7:31 p.m.
Among the major sports in America, one could argue – actually, I
Mon., Sept. 11, 2017, 6:52 p.m.
College football is so wrong for so many reasons – and that’s before we even get to the latest academic fraud at Florida State. It is money ill-spent and time …
Mon., Sept. 4, 2017, 6:22 p.m.
When identifying my annual NFL Team of Destiny, I like to a find a franchise that has been waking up on the wrong side of the bed for a long …
Mon., Aug. 28, 2017, 7:06 p.m.
Bill Belichick might be both a genius and a jerk – they are not mutually exclusive. Just because you are the smartest person in the room doesn’t mean you can’t …
Mon., Aug. 21, 2017, 6:42 p.m.
I am writing this column under protest – yeah, I know, usually most of you read this column under protest, so now we’re even – because today I am writing …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 14, 2017, 9:59 p.m.
Like George W. Bush before him, Donald Trump has run a sports franchise and run a sovereign nation.
Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 7:43 p.m.
Sure, America has a host of serious concerns but Couch Slouch believes that the future of our democracy – the health and welfare of our children and our children’s children …
Mon., June 26, 2017, 6:23 p.m.
I love dogs – Toni will tell you I don’t need a wife by my side, I just need a Weimaraner – and every year, my favorite column to write …
Mon., June 5, 2017, 6:24 p.m.
With one obscene gesture last week, Mr. Met went from flipping a bird to flipping burgers. Here’s the thing, though: Team mascots are seen as cartoon characters, but there is …
Mon., May 29, 2017, 7:27 p.m.
These are 23 (more) facts, tried and true, about the widening world of sports television:
Mon., May 22, 2017, 6:38 p.m.
I had an epiphany in 1983, watching Texas Rangers manager Doug Rader eating barbecue ribs while wearing nothing but a jockstrap. But I’ll get back to that later. To many …
UPDATED: Mon., May 15, 2017, 8:18 p.m.
So you fellas – and, yes, you are almost all fellas – were in Los Angeles last week, getting the ten-cent tour of the City of Angels. And this week …
Mon., May 8, 2017, 7:19 p.m.
In 1947, Jackie Robinson broke the color line in Major League Baseball, joining the Brooklyn Dodgers as the game’s first black player in the modern era. In 2017 – seventy …
UPDATED: Mon., May 1, 2017, 8:34 p.m.
Last week I had a choice – pass some kidney stones or watch the NFL draft. To preserve my mental health, I passed on the draft.
Mon., April 24, 2017, 6:56 p.m.
Rory McIlroy, championship golfer, now is Rory McIlroy, newly-wed husband. Talk about an unplayable lie.
UPDATED: Mon., April 17, 2017, 8:31 p.m.
Playing Strat-o-Matic Baseball as a kid, I figured I might grow up to become an MLB general manager one day. Meanwhile, my mother figured I might grow up to become …
Mon., April 10, 2017, 7:55 p.m.
The NBA playoffs are upon us, which seems unlikely considering the NBA regular season never ends. The only thing that lasts longer than the NBA regular season is a Ken …
Mon., March 27, 2017, 7:19 p.m.
The NBA’s latest problem – they charge you Broadway prices and then give you an off-Broadway show – is self-inflicted and solvable.
Mon., March 20, 2017, 6:25 p.m.
A recently released scientific study – based on 20 years of Major League Baseball games – concluded that players do not play as well after long flights.
Mon., March 13, 2017, 6:17 p.m.
They’re running out of snow, so “The Last Great Race on Earth” might be down to its last race soon.
UPDATED: Mon., March 6, 2017, 7:39 p.m.
We are in such a rush these days, no one has time to sit for anything start to finish.
Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 6:30 p.m.
We sorely could use some good news, so when Toni, a.k.a. She Is The One, e-mailed me * a video link recently along with the words, “THIS is a column,” …
Mon., Feb. 20, 2017, 6:45 p.m.
Everybody in the NBA makes a lot of money but nobody gets along. “Family Feud” could do a month-long NBA version and not run out of hostilities, squabbles and quarrels.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 13, 2017, 8:03 p.m.
Russell Westbrook and the triple-double have become as synonymous as Louis Pasteur and pasteurization.
Sun., Feb. 5, 2017, 11:01 p.m.
Are these the darkest days of our democracy since the Civil War? Don’t know for sure, but between the White House, the Falcons’ unforgivable collapse and the Patriots’ unholy dynasty, …
Mon., Jan. 30, 2017, 7:07 p.m.
Chad: Donald Trump’s victory on Election Day upset the majority of Americans who didn’t vote for him. A New England Patriots victory on Super Bowl Sunday would upset the overwhelmingly …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 8:23 p.m.
Chad: Pop open the nearest window, and if you’re lucky, you’ll catch the stench of an NFL billionaire owner before he flees town, or fleeces the town.