The 800-pound gorilla that was full of hot air


 The old saying, “Defense wins championships,” was certainly on display this past Sunday.
And it was boring.
The Super Bowl has become a staple of American life. The National Football League, even through controversies and plain old dumb decisions, remains the 800-pound gorilla in the room.
Yet what took place on Sunday between the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams was anything but gorilla-like. It was more rodent-like.
For some true football lovers, the game was probably intere...

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