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The Nfl's New Rule, Richard C. Crepeau Jun 2018

The Nfl's New Rule, Richard C. Crepeau

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I’ve been on the road over the past two weeks and have not been able to react to any of the many developments in the world of sport, including the latest from Goodell World. The NFL never fails to disappoint, particularly since the emergence of Roger Goodell as Commissioner. Once again the league has been able to create a policy that, on the one hand, pleases the Sunday nationalists, while, on the other, manages to alienate significant numbers of players, fans, and commentators.


The Nfl's Alternative Facts, Richard C. Crepeau Feb 2017

The Nfl's Alternative Facts, Richard C. Crepeau

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One of the new buzz phrases spreading across the nation out of Washington is “alternative facts.” For those of us who have lived through several administrations and any number of sporting scenes, “alternative facts” are quite a familiar commodity.


The Passing Of Abc's Monday Night Football, Richard C. Crepeau Dec 2005

The Passing Of Abc's Monday Night Football, Richard C. Crepeau

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At the end of its thirty-sixth season, ABC's Monday Night Football will pass into history, sort of. It certainly has been an institution of historical significance for broadcasting and for American popular culture as well as sport. It will not exactly disappear but will migrate to Sunday night, while ESPN's Sunday night football will move over to fill the void on Monday night.


Nfl Season Concludes For Dallas, The Bucs And Miami - Florida H.S. Athletic Assn., Richard C. Crepeau Dec 1995

Nfl Season Concludes For Dallas, The Bucs And Miami - Florida H.S. Athletic Assn., Richard C. Crepeau

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This NFL season has had its share of surprises and disappointments, not to mention bizarre moments. Today I want to concentrate on three stories from this NFL season: the Bucs, the Dolphins, and the Switzer Stumble.