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On a holiday that we Americans celebrate by eating a large bird, Minnesota fans are thankful that the Vikings, known for brutality, weren't notorious for killing birds. Their home stadium, however, is a different story.
Few things bring the country together during the year like football and Thanksgiving is no exception. For millions of families, watching football on Thanksgiving is as much a part of the day as turkey, stuffing, or sweet potato pie.
In games of spin, it's the arenas of politics, business and entertainment that thrive on plays of influence. Less so in sports where laws of physics trump rules of rhetoric.
Sports have the power to bring communities together and change mindsets. Hopefully, this brave stand by a football team will make it easier for university administrators to do what is right for its own sake.
Comedy comes from pain, and there are few things more painful than gathering around the table on an increasingly politically incorrect holiday getting your buttons pushed by the people you rather reluctantly (and only under duress) refer to as your blood relatives.
The NFL could potentially offset how structural bias impacts the treatment of black and white players by perhaps getting their own investigators to these scenes alongside the police to conduct independent inquiries at the ground level. But even if such an effort was possible, there is no guarantee the NFL investigators would be any less biased than the local police departments.
I've been watching college football for years, but it was only at the end of last season that it dawned on me that for a number of those years I've been watching field goals and PATs fly between the uprights and into the "good hands people" net of Allstate Insurance.
Paid patriotism is at odds with genuine patriotism. Protecting the authenticity of our patriotism is a duty of citizenship. It should be a duty of our government, too. And shame on sports organizations that seek payment to express their patriotism.
My father was at the center of it all, making sure the large masses had their fill and left with a smile on their face. What I didn't comprehend at the time was that these gatherings weren't just parties; they were fundraising events for the local youth sports groups in which my brothers and I participated.
Who would have thought that being cast as the voice of Sadness would cause Phyllis Smith such joy?