This day had a very 2001 feel to it. Not just because this Sunday marked the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, and it means lots of red, white, and blue football equipment on display, but because it was reminiscent of the Chicago Bears 2001 NFC Central Division title campaign. -Granted that team was more fluky, smoke-and-mirrors, wing-and-a-prayer, and this team has a … [Read more...] about Chicago Bears 30, Atlanta Falcons 12: Rapid Reaction
This Sunday marks the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, and it means lots of red, white, and blue football equipment on display,despite the threat of potential fines from the league. Here's an excerpt and video from Newsy that explores some of the commercial underpinnings behind the 9/11 gear. Is Reebok diluting the message: … [Read more...] about NFL Players and 9/11 Tribute Gear: Reebok Commercialism Diluting Message?
As we approach the tenth anniversary of 9/11, reports have surfaced of Al Qaeda attacks being planned on the U.S. for this Sunday. From CNN: American spy networks have intercepted communications from an al Qaeda operative in Pakistan indicating plans for a terrorist strike in New York or Washington, according to a senior U.S. official. … [Read more...] about 9/11 Terror Threat Intercepted, NFL to Honor 10th Anniversary on Sunday