Submissions Tagged 'football'

Once upon a time a long, long, long time ago in the mid-sixties, I made the acquaintance of a Ouija board. My husband played football for the Buffalo Bills, and we wives had a night out every Tuesday to play bridge or whatever we decided might be fun.

On one particular November night in 1966, the talk at our get-together was all about the Bill’s chances for the AFL championship playoffs. There were two teams left: the Kansas City Chiefs and the New York Jets. If Read more

Talkin’ Sports (short version)
by Matt Wasowski


It was the first Sunday of the 2005 NFL season, when some time during the middle of the third quarter of the Browns’ home opener against the Bengals, my roommate Derek walks into our living room and says, “I just got some strange news this morning” and proceeds to tell me that a friend of his – one with whom I’d hung out several times – was just found dead. I don’t say much as he explains the details, only occasionally nodding my head to indicate that I share Read more

 
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