Poets on Sports

Sunday Morning: Fantasy Football Through Week 8

by Neal Kitterlin I’ll lead with the type of confession you don’t usually get from people who write about sports or politics – I was wrong.  Perhaps I even led … Continue reading

October 31, 2013 · 5 Comments

City Rising From the Ashes: Fantasy Football Through Week 7

by Neal Kitterlin This is the time of the fantasy season where we learn what has worked and what has not.  Where injuries have visited some of us with a … Continue reading

October 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Golden Graham or Immaculate Blue or Gray Chicago: Fantasy Football Through Week 6

By Neal Kitterlin. The subversion of expectation.  The best poets can do it with seeming ease, while the worst either telegraph it from almost the opening syllable, or make it … Continue reading

October 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

A Yard is a Yard: Fantasy Football Through Week 4

by Neal Kitterlin. Poetry and fantasy football are both elevators and equalizers when it comes to the moment.  Whereas in real life we assign outsized import to certain milestones — … Continue reading

October 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

David Wilson’s 49th Fumble: Fantasy Football Through Week 3

by Neal Kitterlin Fantasy football is the perfect game for a world told in real-time numbers and heads buried in smartphones.  What was once the province of that small intersection … Continue reading

September 26, 2013 · 2 Comments