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NFL Fans Are a Bunch of Jugheads with Beer & Sausage for Brains ctd

Anonymous comments: That’s the difference, though – we sports fans don’t belittle you for your choice of pass-time. Intolerance and bigoted language is not the answer. And the NFL is

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Sports the Great American Pastime, or Obsession? ctd

Anonymous comments: I say the same about reading fiction. Opiate of the masses!

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The Beauty of Sports?

Continuing our discussion of sports, Juvenal’s famous claim about bread and circuses holding together the crumbling Roman empire, and the controversial use of the word ‘jugheads‘ for most football fans,

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Sports the Great American Pastime, or Obsession?

I called NFL fans a bunch of jugheads with beer and sausage for brains in a recent post. I found a more sober article making a very valid point about

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