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Norman Chad
FREELANCE COLUMNIST
Norman Chad

Norman Chad is a syndicated sports columnist who regularly appears in The Spokesman-Review.


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March 8, 2020, midnight
Sure, many NFL teams would love to have Tom Brady for the next season or two, but I guarantee you almost any organization – big business, Wall Street, law firms, Hollywood, ad agencies, even Spirit Airlines – would hire him in a Foxboro heartbeat.

March 2, 2020, 10:46 p.m.
Couch Slouch: The NFL and Major League Baseball – two of our floundering nation’s most successful, longstanding entertainment entities – each recently decided it wants to add two more teams to an always-expanding postseason. Why would they mess with success? Because they can and they will – and because there’s TV gold in them thar playoff hills.

Sports >  MLB
Feb. 24, 2020, 4:40 p.m.
Simply put – and I realize I am last in on this, but I only write once a week and I also sleep in weekday mornings, mainly to avoid bad news – Major League Baseball should vacate the Houston Astros’ 2017 World Series title. I understand there is some Astros fatigue right now, but this sign-stealing saga has generated more reader mail than any issue in recent memory. In fact, if I paid out $1.25 to every Astros-related Ask The Slouch submission, I’d be writing this column at a loss.

Sports >  NBA
Feb. 17, 2020, 6:49 p.m.
Couch Slouch: As is our annual tradition at the NBA all-star break, Couch Slouch looks ahead to the remainder of the season – laced with remarkable perspicacity* – at no additional cost to you, the reader. Yes, I will provide the acumen of subscription-based The Athletic and the access of pricey NBA League Pass…ALL FOR FREE. Let’s do it!