Rod Dreher

E-mail Rod

Posts in category “Sports”

SEC Football Is Back

And Alabama Crimson Tide fans are No. 1—so to speak.

Posted August 30th, 2014

The Crimson Tide Will Die A Happy Death Prophecy

What is the symbolism of this photograph? Answer me, people! It’s making …

Posted August 22nd, 2014

The Little Way Of LeBron James

The basketball superstar is going home to Cleveland. Why? He tells Sports …

Posted July 11th, 2014

Germany Vs. Argentina? I’m On Team Benedict!

Surrender, Argentina! (Sorry about Oranje, though. Painful.)

Posted July 9th, 2014

Oranje On The Bayou

We are fired up here in Louisiana, and ready for the Netherlands …

Posted July 5th, 2014

Oranje Is The New Black!

Did you watch that Netherlands vs. Spain match at the World Cup? …

Posted June 13th, 2014

First They Came For The Vulgar Racist…

Reader M_Young tipped me off to this PBS NewsHour episode from yesterday …

Posted April 30th, 2014

Life Among the L.A. Degenerates

Like most everybody, I agree that NBA owner Donald Sterling has shown …

Posted April 28th, 2014

Putinfreude Watch

A reader sends in a story about how NBC’s Richard Engel tried …

Posted February 7th, 2014

Sochi, That Dump

I visited the Soviet Union in 1991. Then, I could take a …

Posted February 5th, 2014

Leonard Smith Was Not A Times Reader

Late last year, a World War II vet named Leonard Smith passed …

Posted February 2nd, 2014

Notes From Our Current Cultural Revolution

Did you see the long, meticulous apology by Grantland editor Bill Simmons over …

Posted January 21st, 2014

Athletes Matter More Than You Do

No, really, they do: Travelers at the Gainesville Regional Airport were forced …

Posted December 4th, 2013

Auburn Fan: ‘Chia Chia Chia Chia Chia!’

This compilation of fan reactions to the spectacular last-second Auburn win over …

Posted December 3rd, 2013

Chris Davis Nelson Muntzes Nick Saban

Chris Davis of Auburn, you are my hero! Last. Play. Of. The. …

Posted November 30th, 2013

Ex-College Footballer: ‘Fans, Go To Hell’

Reader Surly T. sends this letter an anonymous former Oregon Ducks player …

Posted October 30th, 2013

A Bigot Under Every Basketball

You can always depend on The New York Times, bless its heart. …

Posted October 11th, 2013