football

Hero coach rescues puppy from hot car

Coach Barry Switzer is a legend to football fans across the U.S. The former head coach of the University of Oklahoma Sooners and popular NFL team the Dallas Cowboys became an icon when he became one of only two football coaches in history to win both a college national championship and an NFL Super Bowl. […]

by DogTime Staff
August 9th, 2013

Michael Vick, Nils Lofgren, and God

Yeah, it’s another post about Michael Vick – apologies to those who’ve moved on. For me, as long as folks keep equating winning at football to succeeding in life, I have to respond (at least every so often). It’s either that or an ulcer — I just can’t turn a mute tongue to the […]

by dogtime
December 6th, 2010

Michael Vick: call it a comeback but don’t dare say redemption

Yesterday morning, my husband announced that Michael Vick played well – really well – in Monday night’s game. He’s made similar declarations throughout the season. I think it’s his way of helping me brace for the onslaught of pro-Vick commentary I’m destined to come across throughout the week.And sure enough, the headlines these last […]

by dogtime
November 17th, 2010

Ted Haggard, fallen minister, on Michael Vick

This post is not about religion, the clergy, or politics. In fairness, it’s not even about animal welfare. This post is about abject absurdity.Remember Ted Haggard, the esteemed reverend and president of the National Association of Evangelicals who fell from grace when he was caught in a compromising situation with a male prostitute? The scandal […]

by dogtime
July 28th, 2010
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