Am I going to write the same post-Super Bowl every year?

Written by Sabine Demosthenes

MONTREAL- It’s Monday morning and the first sentence that came to my mind was: Do the Pats have more rings in their jewelry boxes than I do in mine?

tom brady and his rings

I guess they are coming closer and closer to having more rings than I do.

Foremost, I would like to congratulate the 2019 Super Bowl champion, yet again… Usually, I’m not a happy camper after another championship won by the Pats, but as I predicted, they won. So, I’m not that surprised. I was really surprised about the lack of action and the thought crossed my mind that this was the most boring match I’ve seen in the past twenty years! Omg, even Bily Whisky, my little furry son, was sleeping through it.

Bily Whisky asleep

What happened to the Rams?

They were supposed to have Bill Belichik’splaybook in their hands. They could have won but again, The Pats showed us that they were better prepared; even if it was to play a more defensive game. Actually, both teams were in a more defensive state of mind than an offensive one.

I guess The Pats will say again in front of a camera with their biggest smile on their faces and their kids chanting: We are going to Disneyland.

guess-what-we-are-going-to-disneyland-tomorrow

Am I going to write about the half-time game?

Hm, I will only say this:

Dear NFL executive team, do you have Metallica, Smoky Robinson, Chaka Khan, Earth, Wind and Fire, Wu-Tang and Arcade Fire’s phone numbers?

I’m dropping my mic right there.

Obama drop the mic

On a positive note, The Pats have a Haitian on the team and he did the Haitian people proud. Sony Michel is a name to remember! I will gladly say, on this occasion where one sentence can contain these words, Haiti won the Super Bowl! Ok, ok, a really small part of Haiti won the Super Bowl.

I guess we are not a product of a “shit hole country”. Right, number 45?!

Now that the football season is over, I will get back to my usual: Omg, what I will do with the rest of my life (from February until September)?

I will watch the soap opera of the NBA. I will admire my curling army (like my in-laws used to do). I will get my blood pressure high by screaming at the screen while watching The Champions League and I will stress myself to the point of destroying (not really) my electric guitar while I watch Naomi Osaka win Wimbledon, the Rogers Cup, and The US Open and saying out loud Haiti!

Naomi Osaka

I guess I will survive another seven months without the boys.

 

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Tom vs Time or Time vs Tom?

Written by Sabine Demosthenes

I know, I know… 
Another article about the magnificent Tom Brady, written by another admirer. You may be right in a way, I have admired Tom Brady since he started, but I do not like/love/admire or any other adjective describing a lovey-dovey attitude toward his employer, The New England Patriots. I will, however, be respectful because my mother and father raised me to be a respectful human being.
That being said, I watched the “Tom vs Time” episode about spirituality and had in a surprising “Wow” moment. Me! Mrs. I don’t give a (sorry kid – very bad word that I won’t write in this very serious article *sigh*).
Why Am I so serious?
My point is that I knew he was great, but now I get why he is the greatest, even as a Patriot (ouch, that hurts).
Tom is a very grounded, in an Earthly kind of way. I think his eco-system, aka his family and the people surrounding him, made him a grounded human being. He is not impressed by the superficiality of being seen as a superstar quarterback. 
I have realized that to be this kind of athlete, you need to constantly have an adversary. Sometimes, your adversary is the opposing team or a rival quarterback. My question/remark is: Could Tom have been his own adversary all along, ever since he started playing football as a child? Time is his drug, his goal, and his final destination?
With everything that has happened in the past two years, a different Tom has emerged for some people. For me, it’s the same ol’ Tom. The man, who as a youngster was a fan of Joe Montana, is glowing and is finally free from trying to please to his boss. 
I won’t go too deep into my thoughts on the matter because our correspondent – The Educated Fool, Donnie Demos – will do a segment in our new web series (spoiler alert!), The NorthSide, about this fascinating man and the complex nature of human behavior in sports.
But from my point of view, I realized that I have more in common with Tom Brady than I thought. I totally get his mentality. 
The title of his documentary is Tom vs Time, but time for Tom seems to be the Ying to his Yang, the Jerry to his Tom (the cartoon Tom and Jerry), the RoadRunner to his Wile E. Coyote or the Apollo to his Rocky. 
Even if retirement may come sooner rather than later, Tom vs Time will always be there. 
Wile E. Coyote Business card
Tom always has a plan. What will the next step in his plan be?
Can Tom Brady leave the most dangerous game? ESPN

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. The NFL is back

I know that you are tired of me singing this pure Bing Crosby classic but every big moment of the year feel like I could sing this song over and over again.

My Steelers has won the game agains't the Giants. So, I'm a happy camper.

What to expect this year with the Steel Curtain machine?

Steelers 1966

With Saturday night game, you have a feeling that there is a big changes in the Steelers defense.

Could be a sign that they want to beat this year the team to beat? I'm talking about The Patriots. I'm still not a fan of The Pats but they are the 2017 Super Bowl champions and they did a comeback during that Super Bowl that left me speechless. Brady is clearly one of the greatest GB of this universe but better than Young, Marino, Bradshaw, Montana and Aikman of this world?

I leave that question unanswered.

I have faith in my boys that this year, they will give some headaches to the 2017 Champs.

Mike Tomlin's army will be ready as I am ready. Let's go boys.

Steelers Nation

Poor the Cowboys. I'm a lonesome cowboy dah dah dah dah dah dah Lucky Luke song. Back to the Dallas Cowboys. Elliot is suspended for 6 games (OMG) and everyone are like what will happen to the Cowboys. Come on people, have a little faith.

Dallas Cowboys

They will survive but by watching the game agains't the Los Angeles Rams, some little adjustment will be made but I can guarantee they will give us a hell of a show this season.

I won't talk about The Pats! NO, NO, NO and NO!

Tom Brady artwork by Matthew Sharpe

I will try to give you a very fun, entertaining review of some games during this season.

2017-2018 will be one unforgettable season. I'm so excited and I just can't hide it. I'm in a singing mood today.

Let get ready to rumble (safely of course)!

Legends

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