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Tiger Woods At The Masters, Richard C. Crepeau Apr 2019

Tiger Woods At The Masters, Richard C. Crepeau

On Sport and Society

As all the world knows by now, Tiger Woods won the Masters yesterday. Without a doubt, it was one of the most remarkable achievements in recent sport history, completing a long climb back from the bottom following the collapse of his marriage, his body, and, indeed, his life.


Madness On A Major Scale, Richard C. Crepeau Mar 2019

Madness On A Major Scale, Richard C. Crepeau

On Sport and Society

Several years ago in their dedication to the student athlete, the NCAA copyrighted the term “March Madness.” Some objected to this attempt to corner the marketing potential for this term. That objection now seems superfluous as the NCAA and intercollegiate athletics have cornered the larger market on “madness” during this month of March.


Super Bowl Liii, Richard C. Crepeau Feb 2019

Super Bowl Liii, Richard C. Crepeau

On Sport and Society

The Super Bowl LIII (that is 53 for non-Romans) is almost here as we come to the end of Super Bowl Week. The amount of nonsense, madness, consumption, and hot events is now approaching infinity. As a public service to the nation, I have worked my way through the websites of media and the NFL, so you would not have to do so, searching for the most insignificant materials available that illuminate the essence of the Super Bowl.


Odds And Odds, Richard C. Crepeau Jan 2019

Odds And Odds, Richard C. Crepeau

On Sport and Society

As 2018 gave way to 2019, Sportsworld passed through a deluge of meaningless bowl games, a scattering of interesting bowl games, and this season’s push toward the Super Bowl. The highlights of these days and weeks are now part of the record. As significant as these events are for some sports fans, there were other less significant and insignificant developments that may have been overlooked.