If Roger Goodell thinks that female football fans will be twirling their parasols and raising their mint juleps in gratitude for his chivalry if he benches Brett Favre, then the Commish clearly hasn't spent enough time in the stands of NFL games.
Here's the reality check to Peter King and all who want their violence safely commodified for Sunday: there is no making football safer. Anytime you have a sport that turns the poor into millionaires and dangles violence as an incentive, well, you reap what you sow.
To be clear there is nothing "left wing" about National Public Radio. Yet in this case they were absolutely correct. Finally, at long last, an institution drew a line against the ceaseless media bigotry faced by Arabs and Muslims.
There is a tempting political spin to impose on the 2010 World Series: It's the ultimate red-state/blue-state showdown. Seems pretty cut and dry for the political sports fan: You line up with either San Fran or Bush Country, right?