More benevolence, less beef in beer

The phrase "let's talk about it over a beer" can mean many things, but typically hashing a quarrel out over a beer is a good thing. We're talking face-to-face and, so long as we're doing that, everything will be okay. We might not leave the taproom with our minds changed, but at least we heard …

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From the Gridiron to the Grapevine; Lobster in Beer?

This story is a year in the making. Around this time last summer, I began pitching this article about former NFLers who are making a splash in the wine game. I wanted to know if their wines were legitimate businesses, or were wine labels something upon which retired players could splash their names in order …

Stop using Pat Tillman to support your anti-Kaepernick narrative.

When the news hit social media that Nike is endorsing Colin Kaepernick, there was the typical social media response: Overwhelming support and its polar opposite, complete with dissenters ruining articles of their own clothing. One of the more popular memes was of stark contrast to Nike’s original message. In the Nike-created version, Kaepernick, a black …