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Gloves in NFL – LA Times

Odell Beckham Jr. was a rookie when he leaped, a superstar when he landed. The New York Giants receiver made one of the signature plays of the 2014 NFL season with his 43-yard touchdown catch against Dallas, jumping and bending

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Taking Shots At The NFL 0

Time to take a few shots and give some out, too. Clearly the Bears sucked last year because Marc Trestman handed out so many Participation Trophies. I know most people are tired of the whole DeflateGate drama, but I’m not.

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Taking Shots at the NFL 0

I’m feeling agitated. So, it’s time to take a few shots. Maybe you know the routine. I pour some stiff ones and take shots at the NFL and it’s all under the title of Taking Shots. Clever, right? Since it’s the

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Q & A: Vikings Fan Page Editor Kevin McMahon 0

Kevin McMahon has been a Vikings fan since his parents moved to Northern Wisconsin in 1971. That’s when he started watching Fran Tarkenton and the Purple People Eaters on the only TV station which came out of Duluth, Minnesota. He

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Movie Review: Nightcrawler

Even before I worked in the news media for ten years, I had always been interested in movies and television shows that dealt with the news gathering industry. Among my favorites are: His Girl Friday (1940) – An unprincipled news

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Roger Goodell Alienating Women

I’ve seen enough. NFL owners should ask for Roger Goodell’s resignation. I’m not calling for Goodell’s ouster because of the Ray Rice fiasco, although, of course, that has something to do with it. It’s Goodell’s entire approach to women. Recently,

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Taking Shots at the NFL Part: Dos Equis 0

My wife asked me if I was drinking too much and I replied, “Shut up and get me another beer.” (You better delete that!) With that, we begin our second installment of Taking Shots where I drink booze. I get angry. I punch

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Brandon Marshall & Clay Matthews Read Tweets

Jimmy Kimmel has the funniest show on late night TV. One of his best bits is when he has celebrities read attack tweets aimed at them. This week, Kimmel had NFL stars read the nasty tweets, including the Chicago Bears’

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Open For Business

Welcome to the NFC North Barroom. This website is dedicated to fans of the Bears, Lions, Packers Vikings and beer. The Barroom began as a simple little Facebook page for a few friends and over the years, as more and

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Taking Shots at the NFL 0

After a shot of Bacardi Gold, I’ve now opened my second 22-ounce bottle of Arrogant Bastard Ale, a beer with a commercial description of being “aggressive.” And it is. A couple of these babies after a Bears victory and I’m kicking

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