The NFL Mirror: Showmanship, Sex, Violence, and Money in America

Posted: 19th December 2009 by Mike Casella in NFL
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Showmanship. Sex. Violence. Money. These are the standards that have come to define the National Football League. These, in some ways, have become a mirror of our society. And it's worn out its welcome for me. The League has lost this former fan. The cat's been trying to get out of the bag for awhile now. In the past, just as she'd begin to peek out a bit more, her owner would stuff her back in. But she's gotten a little bolder, peaks out a bit more and more, and perhaps now, her potential "adoptive parents" will give her a more clear signal that she does have a place to run to. It's time for her to come fully out. What's the N.F.L.'s "dirty little secret?" That for years the League and its supporters have been perfectly content to let it's offal rot in the streets. Much to their consterna ...

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