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Football's popularity will only increase

TMQ explains how football symbolizes modern life and will grow even more popular. Story | Chat wrap

Updated: February 7, 2007, 12:58 PM ET
By Gregg Easterbrook | Special to Page 2

Finally the monkey is off Peyton Manning's back! And by saying that I've waited all the way till the second sentence to point out that although the entire big-deal sports world evinced amazement that Indianapolis won the Super Bowl by using the running game, last week's Tuesday Morning Quarterback forecast exactly this outcome. Specifically: "Indianapolis will feature the run against a Bears defense that has spent two weeks practicing for bombs away." Yea, verily, it came to pass, and I analyze ...

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