Seven girls walk out onto the football field, the stadium lights highlighting their excitement, their nervousness, their determination — all the things that come with the beginning of a game. …

When I think about my dad the first thought that pops into my mind is the early-90s model Kawasaki KX 80. Not the countless hours we spent playing catch — my dad crouched behind home plate, doing his best not to frame my curveball with his knee (or possibly the…

The Los Angeles Dodgers lost Game 7 of the World Series last night — proving that baseball and the doormen of America’s pastime, the sanctity of its historical lore, care nothing for the Blue Heart emoji or the less-happy ones thereafter.

Baseball is the house and the house won —…

There are times when the world needs to be wiped of the muck and the murk, the shit and the storm, swept clean of the rotten banana peels of political opinions — that are soooo damn slippery — and worrisome grief that causes murmurs around the water cooler and valet…

While many of you point to a hot slice of pizza, or perhaps scalding spaghetti sauce, as the perfect food villain for destroying the roof of your mouth, I thinks it’s time, here and now in 2017, that we shed a little culinary light on another subject that causes just…

Few things can ruin a party more quickly than botched seating. Whether it’s two-top awkwardness toward your third wheel, the inexplicable arrangement that places the waitress you met at that convention between you and your ex-wife, or the fact the hemorrhoids just don’t mesh with stainless steel, the act (sitting)…

With only a few days left in 2016 — and this being the last Pigskin Piñata of the NFL season — it’s a good time to talk about Roger Federer.

Yeah, the tennis guy.

This one:

And while it may seem like a record-scratching moment in your daily routine of…

Yes, sports fans, it’s here! For the first time since 2011 — which was the end of the Reebok Era, if you remember — Christmas is the NFL. The NFL is Christmas.

Finkle is Einhorn.

And so on…

Ho!

Ho!

Oh, hell yes!

Yep, you read that correctly. And, whether…

Mick Jagger fathering a child at 73 years old just highlights how difficult it is to be a running back in the NFL.

While the iconic front man is marveled at for his gusto and prowess of loins — erasing any common stereotypes about older age and virility and drinking…

Mars Blackmon, Andy Dufresne, Cousin Eddie, the original mouse whisperer herself, Cinderella, and even Run DMC — in their own special way. All of them legends, all of them key pieces that taught us what the NFL is just now understanding: it’s all about the shoes.

Oh yeah, shoes. The…

Rick Suter

LA-based writer. Co-wrote Rick Dempsey's Caught Stealing : Unbelievable Stories From a Lifetime of Baseball. Author of Laura’s Change (Kindle). And more!

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