Tag: By Robert Lipsyte
Robert Lipsyte: Four Reasons to Watch on Super SundayFebruary 2012
|It’s an election season. Although you may be planning otherwise, you need to watch this game to fully understand how jobs, religion, leadership, and healthcare dominate every American contest.|
Robert Lipsyte: Millionaires v. Billionaires or Them v. Us?: Why the NFL Would Do Us a Favor By Calling Off the Coming SeasonMay 2011
|How a labor dispute in the National Football League tells us everything we need to know about America.|
Robert Lipsyte: You Must Watch the Empire Bowl: It’s Our Last Super ThingJanuary 2011
|Whether you’re an old-fashioned imperialist running dog or you’ve made a real effort to disregard the game, this is the Super Bowl to watch. Never before have so many loose strands of an unraveling empire come together in a single event accessible to those who mourn or cheer America.|
Robert Lipsyte: Leave ‘Em in the Locker Room: Pro Athletes Make Lousy Public OfficialsOctober 2010
Why the pro-athlete-turned-politician tends to strike out.
Robert Lipsyte: We Won, Dad, But I’m Lost: Lessons from Tiger, Lance, and AndreJune 2010
When it comes to Pee Wee—and professional—sports, benign fatherly neglect may be the healthiest mode of parenting.