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It’s hard to call it labor when it doesn’t feel like work

TweetLabor Day in the United States is being observed today, and I thought I’d use the occasion to select some blog posts that I truly enjoyed putting together.
What I discovered wasn’t surprising: The posts that were the most fun to write and ponder were those that best exemplified the intersection of sports and creativity that [...]

RIP Steve Sabol, the football poet

TweetThe tributes to Steve Sabol poured in Tuesday afternoon, flush with the rhetorical and creative flourishes that he would have loved, and that epitomized his long career at NFL Films.
Sabol, who died of inoperable brain cancer earlier Tuesday at 69, was the son of Ed Sabol, who 50 years ago founded what became that beloved [...]