National Football League
NCR Today: My first football-related brain trauma occurred when I was a seventh grader playing on the Saint Sebastian grade school football team in Milwaukee.
A small c catholic: The NFL -- as well as certain other sports -- encourages our baser instincts, and does it for profit.
"Super Bowl or 'Downton'?" I asked my neighbor as she walked her dog last night. "We switched back and forth," she replied. Me? The game was so lopsided by the time "Downton Abbey" came on, I abandoned the 21st century for the Roaring '20s for the entire hour and, apparently, I did not miss much.