“Are you not entertained?” “Is this not why you are here?” – Maximus, “Gladiator” We often talk of sports in terms of violence. Our video games are becoming more and more realistic, and the top properties involve war, gore and, oftentimes, disturbing imagery. Hell, do you remember the old NHL video games? You know, the [...]

In the past couple weeks, I’ve been taking lessons from the neighborhood kids on scrawling in fingerpaint, sidewalk chalk and crayons. The goal: a massive quasi-letter, picture art campaign to draw future Hall of Famer Kurt Warner back onto the football field. Instead, it was announced early this week that Warner would trade dancing in [...]