The 800-pound gorilla that was full of hot air

BETWEEN THE LINES

 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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