It's time to put and end to the practice of using blackouts as leverage once and for all. But that's why it's all the more important to have someone representing the interests of sports fans here in Washington.
In the wake of Citizens United, with corporations pumping in unprecedented levels of dollars through shadowy front groups, we need to make their spending the salient issue in every message we put forth.
There is a Catholic high school whose back faces my back yard, and when the school bell utters its shrill ear-splitting peal every afternoon, the Trespassing Teens, traveling in packs of two to 12, spill out of its front doors.
In entertainment news, the new FlashForward DVD set, which was originally released August 31st, will now come standard with a "blackout" feature so viewers won't remember how terrible the series was after watching it.
What sports and the arts have in common is building that part of an individual that has nothing to do with grades, SAT scores or traditional curricula, but has to do with resilience, tenacity and motivation.