Category Archives: Sports

An unaccustomed sports review

Their Olympic performance isn’t up yet, but since they’re always perfect this gives you an idea of their beauty. And yet it seems so long ago now, after the drama of the men’s singles final (where the drama was more … Continue reading

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What is it about locker rooms?

Last week there was Frank Bruni’s very funny column “Panic in the Locker Room!” about the reaction to Michael Sam’s coming out. An excerpt: Sports Illustrated quoted an unnamed assistant coach who also brought up the fabled sanctum of Tinactin … Continue reading

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An apology for watching the Olympics

(but only the ice skating)  

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Jason Brown’s amazing free skate

I wish I could edit this so it would start when he begins and end when he finishes, but put up with all the intro and the announcers, and just wait till he gets to the Riverdance part. It’s the … Continue reading

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