Looks like Marshawn Lynch wasn’t always the stone-faced, strong, running back who’s just here so he won’t get fined. In high school, Marshawn Lynch looked like the black guy on a Canadian teen show that was partly sponsored by the school district to teach kids how to say no to drugs and not have sex before marriage.
There are some people who become assholes over time, and then there are some people who are just born this way. Joe Walsh was born this way; it’s his gift. I imagine baby Joe Walsh, like an asshole idiot savant, chastising his nanny over the consistency of his breast milk. I imagine teen Joe Walsh leading the charge…
President Ludwig von FuckFace will not stop wading in the petty pool. In fact, if we wanted a messy president who lives for drama, then the right person is in office.
There was a man who tried to tell Marshawn Lynch what to do. That man is no longer with us. Because no one—I repeat, no one—tells Marshawn Lynch what to do.
A Lake Ozark, Mo., bar owner is under scrutiny after a passerby called out his makeshift doormat as racist.
Marshawn Lynch has always been a man who marched to his own drum. Frankly, I think he’s a genius who’s laughing at all of us; for me, that was confirmed when he was one of very few high-profile NFL players who came out in support of Colin Kaepernick’s principled stand for black lives last year.
So I never know how to take these videos; you know, the ones where they take the African-American sports star out of his element and surround him in whiteness and then record him. It’s always felt like a backward safari, one of those moments when we collectively laugh at how uncultured the athlete is around culture.
Marshawn Lynch is a man of few words, but when he does say something, it's usually powerful.
1. The NFL football season usually ends for me when the Steelers are done playing. Whether it's the last game of the regular season or the first game of the playoffs, when the Steelers are out, so am I. I'll still watch a game if it happens to be on, and, depending on the game, I'll find the action compelling. But, at…