Ray Lewis

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    August 26, 2014

    Against Football Author Steve Almond Blasts the NFL and Its Hypocritical Media Machine

    The dog days of summer aren't much fun in the land of sports talk radio. The only major league in play is baseball, with the pennant races still two months off. Amid these doldrums, the Ray Rice story hit the airwaves last month like a gale. In late July, word leaked that the National Football Leag ... More >>

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    November 14, 2013

    Early Sign of Football's Decline: Pop Warner Participation Dropped 9.5 Percent in Two Years

    A sport's decline begins with the athletes. The great boxing writer Bert Sugar quipped a few years ago that "the best two American heavyweights today are Ray Lewis and Brian Urlacher." But they chose football. These days there's much talk about football soon following boxing's path -- a downward s ... More >>

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    February 7, 2013

    Ray Lewis: The Premiere Snake Oil Salesman in American Sports

    One of the most intriguing questions of the NFL off-season is whether there will be further investigation into the allegations that Ray Lewis sucked Bambi's antlers. In American sports you can do just about anything--be involved in a double murder, father six illegitimate children--just so long as y ... More >>

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    January 18, 2012

    Occupy Congress: A Movement Gathers in Washington, D.C.

    Black anarchist flags and the bright orange scarves of government employees unions were crammed side by side on the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol yesterday, as protesters from the Occupy movement descended on Washington, D.C. from around the nation for Occupy Congress. The day-long event, hosted by ... More >>

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    July 7, 2011

    NFL Lockout No Joke — Or Is It? Let's Go to the Video.

    Field of Dreams 2: NFL Lockout with Taylor Lautner from Taylor Lautner Funny or Die, the comedy film company co-started by Will Ferrell, almost makes the NFL lockout worthwhile with Field of Dreams 2: NFL Lockout, a deadly little spoof that combines the oh-so-easy-to-parody Field of Dreams with the ... More >>

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    February 15, 2011

    Top Five Young, Hometown-Obsessed New York City Rappers

    Roc Marciano, leading the charge​Last year a small, underground pocket of NYC-based hip-hop found its voice again. With Roc Marciano's unimpeachable Marcberg album as the catalyst, a crew of loosely associated artists shook off that tired cliché about our city's commercial-outsider status and ... More >>

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    February 27, 2009

    Jockbeat: How Ray Lewis Is Like Brett Favre

    According to reliable blogger Adam Schefter, the Jets, after having signed former Ravens linebacker Bart Scott, are now "hosting a visit" for Baltimore's free agent cornerback Corey Ivy. Can the signing of Ray Lewis be far behind?  It now appears that there's no chance at all that Lewis ... More >>

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    March 21, 2006
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    March 14, 2006

    Mutant Bike Gangs of New York

    Tall-bike clubs live free, ride high, and don't want your stinking logo

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    February 13, 2001

    Big Bad Wolf

    Anthony Jones Upholds the Legend of Puff Daddy’s Bodyguard

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    January 30, 2001
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    January 23, 2001

    Talk Supe

    Making Sense of the Pre–Super Bowl Media Blitz

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    March 7, 2000

    Punch Like a Man

    Big-Time Sports’ Domestic Violence Problem