Tag Archives: New England Patriots

It’s the ‘Superest’ Night of the Year

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, February 5, 2018, 10:39 a.m. The 52nd Super Bowl – LII if you’re as overly formal as the National Football League is – is over, and as, in a memory that makes me more inclined to … Continue reading

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There Were Commercials?

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, February 6, 2017, 1:03 p.m. Football began in the heat of summer, watching high-school teams play seven-on-seven games of catch. It ended last night with New England’s 34-28 verdict over Atlanta in Super Bowl LI. LI … Continue reading

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For Want of Coffee

Clinton, South Carolina, Tuesday, December 13, 2016, 9:54 a.m. The Patriots beat the Ravens. I’m going out of my mind trying to sell my novels. The new coffeemaker hasn’t arrived yet. Having to get up and drive out to the … Continue reading

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Why This Stupid Story Must Last Forever

Clinton, South Carolina, Wednesday, July 29, 2015, 11:34 a.m. First of all, a brief story. Some years back, I was in Florida early for Speedweeks, and the New England Patriots were playing the Philadelphia Eagles in the Super Bowl, which … Continue reading

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Starring Carroll and Belichick, Directed by Hitchcock

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, February 2, 2015, 9:45 a.m. Many years ago, I was sitting on a bed in a motel room in Johnson City, Tennessee, waiting to take a bus to a basketball game between Furman and East Tennessee … Continue reading

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Gated Communities

Clinton, South Carolina, Thursday, January 22, 2015, 8:32 a.m. I once prided myself on my ability to read Dr. Seuss to children. It’s been many years now, but I think the good (and late) doctor might’ve made a crack sportswriter … Continue reading

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