Robert Lipsyte

Robert Lipsyte is a former New York Times sports columnist and Jock Culture correspondent for TomDispatch.com.  His new memoir, An Accidental Sportswriter (HarperCollins), has just been published.  For a TomDispatch video sneak peek at the book, click here.

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Thursday, February 2, 2012 - 1:24pm
Four Reasons to Watch the Super Bowl
Most Americans won’t need a justification to watch Sunday’s game, but if you’re a TomDispatch.com reader you might think, even in passing, that celebrating the holiest day of violence, consumerism, and class warfare on your couch is a betrayal of your values or a waste of your time. You might even imagine that it would be better to take a hike, read a book, or meditate.
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Wednesday, May 11, 2011 - 1:45pm
NFL Lockout: Millionaires v. Billionaires or Them v. Us?
There’s nothing like a little dust-up between millionaires and billionaires to start us thousandaires yawning. And when the upcoming pro football season is in danger of being cancelled because of it, we’re likely to say: a plague on both your mansions .
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