A record 161 million people watched the Super Bowl Sunday night, advertisements were sold for more money than ever before and the city of New Orleans generated millions of dollar of local revenue. These are the good things of the week. The bad? Reed and Bernard Pollard opened a lot of eyes and created a lot of discussion last week, both indicating dissatisfaction with the way the league fines its players and the uncertainty of the sport’s future.
Don’t get it twisted — they’re both right. With lawsuits mounting and a growing amount of American parents swaying their children away from football, the game has multiple mounting dilemmas on its hands. Add in Lewis, deer antler spray, and the suspicion of widespread performance enhancers and some inconvenient topics are hovering above and below America’s Game. - Peter Schrager
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