A Different Kind of Game

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By Ray Glier I kept waiting for the obnoxious drunk (Clemson). I kept waiting for the f-bombs (Florida). I kept waiting for the racial slur (Georgia), or the comment about the football player’s lack of intellect (all of them). I stood there for 90 minutes and no one bitched, or yelled obscenities. I have been to college football games where … Read More

Fox News Said What?

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By Ray Glier Some derelicts and lawbreakers targeted the home of Fox TV host Tucker Carlson. They should have been thrown in jail. I get it, his views are mean, his politics are too far right, and he panders to ratings. But his driveway shouldn’t be spray-painted. At least the jackals didn’t shoot Carlson like a Trump supporter shot civilians. … Read More

NY Times story previewing 2013 Bama-LSU

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I thought I would dust this off because this week’s game might not go as expected with Bama rolling up points. LSU could turn this into an earth-bound game. By Ray Glier – for The New York Times November 8, 2013 In college football, the field has become the party deck for the quarterback. Many games are a loose, festive … Read More

Some things you can just take to the bank

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By Ray Glier Alabama plays a big game Saturday against LSU. It’s just too bad for the rest of college football that Alabama is impervious to looking in the mirror and admiring itself and not being ready for that big game. Bama is the Hare that crushed the Tortoise; there are no naps on the side of the road, no … Read More

The words that can kill

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You remember this old bromide: “Sticks and stones can break my bones, but words can never hurt me.” It’s not true. It’s never been true. Your mother told you that to try and teach you some poise. Words got a Saudi journalist killed. It has earned me sinister phone calls, some threats. I had to go over a back fence … Read More