Harvey Araton on Super Bowl media day in today's New York Times is worth a read. I was never forced to attend, but in my discussion with colleagues who covered pro football, it really is supposed to be about the worst day ever. And how thrilled am I that Rod Smart, the man who put "He Hate Me" into America's sporting consciousness while in the XFL, is now a key contributor to the Carolina Panthers. This guy took so much crap when he came up with that nickname, but it turns out, he can play.

AuthorMark McClusky