friday night tykes and sports parents

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Last week, the Esquire Network-it used to be G4-premiered a new documentary series. It’s called “Friday Night Tykes” and focuses on San Antonio-area youth football. In the first sixty minutes alone, viewers are exposed to the intensity and outdated thinking of some coaches.

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chris kluwe’s advocacy exploitation

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Chris Kluwe. 

Previously on this blog, I spoke positively of the actions of Spirit Day. On Spirit Day, many major league organizations stood up for anti-bullying, especially with regards to LGBT Youth. America’s most popular league, the NFL, failed to embrace it whole-heartedly. Today, former punter Chris Kluwe went in to depth about the problems he experienced as a gay right’s advocate in the NFL.

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more escapism

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Tonight, the NBA started play on its 2013-14 season.  After receiving their championship rings, the Miami Heat soundly defeated the Chicago Bulls in the marquee match-up of the night.  Lebron James is always fun to watch. I think I might have had more fun playing a simulation.

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finding the off switch

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Peyton Manning and his Denver Broncos are undefeated.   It’s no fun.

 

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