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steve-hauk's picture
Dec.11.2011
I’m glad I’m no longer making a living as a sportswriter. Because I’d probably be out of a job if the editor demanded I cover football. I used to like football, indeed I still watch it on occasion, but I’m weaning myself away from the game because it is a crippler and a killer. I once watched as a...
michael-seidel's picture
Dec.06.2011
Yes, a football post on a writer's page. This is about football writing, and writers and athletes share some characteristics to me, look the desire to do what they must to move forward. Writers like to say we don't chose to write but that we must. That same trait seems to exist in pro athletics....
allan-goldstein's picture
Dec.06.2011
            ‘Tis the season to be jolly, whether we are or not.  Luckily, this year Santa has some good news.  The economic crisis has hit the North Pole so hard that Mr. Claus has decided to change the policy.    ...
hank-quense's picture
Dec.02.2011
This is another FNN exclusive report by Jock Strapper who covers sports for FNN. Giant head coach Tom Coughlin said today that he is puzzled by all the media attention surrounding the current three game losing streak.He told FNN! "We've been doing this for years, so why is everyone acting like...
bernadette-jansen-op-de-haar's picture
Nov.24.2011
I was twelve years old when I attended my first and only live football match. The football club NEC was playing against the mighty Ajax. ‘Football is war,’ was the phrase Dutch national team manager Rinus Michels would coin a few years later. I regularly watch football programmes on TV for...
michael-seidel's picture
Nov.14.2011
Thinking and walking today, football, mojo, and writing merge into one stream. A sad realization arrives: I lost some mojo this year. Talking about mojo here, not sure what definition to use. 'Black magic', I guess. Look it up on the web and you'll get many answers. My missing mojo is about Steeler...
hank-quense's picture
Oct.18.2011
Jock Strapper, our sports reporter, filed this exclusive report.  According to a NFL source who requested to remain anonymous, the booth review process will now be joined by teams of lawyers from both teams.  The lawyers' job will be to ensure that the referees interpret the rules...
hank-quense's picture
Sep.12.2011
In a shocking and unprecedented move, the NFL announced that the New York Giants have been eliminated from contending for a playoff spot.   FNN sports reporter, Jock Strapper, talked with an NFL spokeswoman.  She said, "New York is a huge market and the Giants have thousands of fans....
steven-belanger's picture
Jul.10.2011
Photo: Ashkelon, re-found Roman statue, standing along the shores of the Mediterranean Sea Always wanted to say something like this.  On a fellow's blog, about patriotism, July 4th, etc., I finally got my chance: "Patriotism" is a huge turnoff to me, and in reality--not to mention...
bernadette-jansen-op-de-haar's picture
May.31.2011
This is what a writer and a footballer have in common: you work for three hours and, well, what do you do for the rest of the day?... It may sound strange, sightseeing in your own town, but that’s my day job: being a spectator – this time, though, by taxi... As a surprise, five former colleagues...