Category Archives: sports

Dear Proctor and Gamble, Where are all the dads?

17 days until the Winter Olympics begin. Several weeks ago, I saw murmurs about this Proctor and Gamble Sochi ’14 ad. I ignored them.  As we get closer to the lighting of the torch, however, this ad will start making … Continue reading

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Get Your Pink On. Or off.

I’ve already made it clear that I cannot escape sports in my house, especially baseball and football.  During that magic time of year when the baseball post-season overlaps with the early NFL season, it is impossible to ignore what’s happening … Continue reading

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The non-athlete weighs in

I did not grow up as a sports fan.  Sports—while slightly important to my father—were not part of my childhood experience.  I didn’t play them and I didn’t root for them.  Nowadays, I am only a Red Sox and Patriots … Continue reading

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