By far the star of the show was center Jason Kelce, dressed as a New Year’s Mummer (it's an only-in-Philly thing, sometihg like Mardi Gras) who gave one of the greatest sports speeches of all time (trigger warning: might contain an F-bomb or two). Things sure were a lot simpler in “my day.” We didn’t need no stinkin’ class. Start with the 2,334 career rushing yards, that still rank him eighth on Army's all-time rushing list, even though freshmen didn't play varsity ball in the 1960s, not to mention the fact that his alma mater has played run-oriented, option football for most of the last 35 years.
The best thing that ever happened to the NFL was the invention of the point spread, which keeps otherwise useless games interesting (at least to the large numbers of people who bet on NFL games).How else could anyone, other than the most passionate of fans, get at all excited about the Bengals, say, playing the Browns?*********** An elementary school principal in Massachusetts (I am tempted to do so, but I am not going to say “where else?So, for a limited time, I’m offering a SPRING SPECIAL - just in time for your pre-season planning - “EVOLUTION OF AN OFFENSE” at HALF PRICE!.95 And if you’re new to the Double Wing and you purchase my basic package - I’ll include EVOLUTION OF AN OFFENSE at no charge. I leaned out the windows of the Philadelphia Bell’s offices on South Broad Street, near Walnut, and watched what at the time was said to be the largest sports event in the city’s history - the parade honoring the Philadelphia Flyers after they’d just won the Stanley Cup.