Norman Chad: Most recent columns

But not even the Couch Slouch longs for the days of Sansabelt baseball pants.
Brandon Mann’s journey to MLB: 16 seasons, 17 teams across 12 states and two nations
(The Washington Post, May 27, 2018; 12:19 PM)
Kurt Warner, Ben Roethlisberger and Tom Brady: Around forever, and still making news
(The Washington Post, May 13, 2018; 2:52 PM)
The Tiger Effect, win probabilities and 21 more facts about the world of sports TV
(The Washington Post, March 25, 2018; 3:15 PM)
In this age of the enlightened athlete, where are the voices beyond the NBA and NFL?
(The Washington Post, March 11, 2018; 12:35 PM)
In the latest NCAA basketball scandal, sports fans share some blame, too
(The Washington Post, March 4, 2018; 4:31 PM)
How can we make the NBA even better? Here are 20 ways.
(The Washington Post, February 25, 2018; 2:04 PM)
Think the Olympics are the great uniter? In truth, they divide us.
(The Washington Post, February 18, 2018; 1:59 PM)
Between hollow bans and lack of Bob Costas, Winter Olympics leave me cold
(The Washington Post, February 11, 2018; 12:49 PM)
Do you believe in miracles? Yes — because the Patriots lost the Super Bowl.
(The Washington Post, February 4, 2018; 11:07 PM)
‘The team is excited to play’: A maybe-real, pre-Super Bowl interview with Bill Belichick
(The Washington Post, January 28, 2018; 12:29 PM)
We need to pay less attention to officiating in sports, not more
(The Washington Post, January 21, 2018; 2:15 PM)
At long last, it’s time to start celebrating Tom Brady and LeBron James
(The Washington Post, January 7, 2018; 11:59 AM)
Rather than arguing about who makes the College Football Playoff, why not let them all in?
(The Washington Post, December 10, 2017; 12:38 PM)
Couch Slouch’s Favorite Things: The sports fan’s gift guide for people you don’t care about
(The Washington Post, December 3, 2017; 2:11 PM)
Even if Christie v. NCAA lets us gamble more, we should have the sense to gamble less
(The Washington Post, November 26, 2017; 12:00 PM)
Firing successful managers just doesn’t add up
(The Washington Post, October 29, 2017; 4:20 PM)
Who is the most dominant athlete in his game over the last decade?
(The Washington Post, September 17, 2017; 1:38 PM)
Mayweather-McGregor mega-fight is taxing the limits of incredulity
(The Washington Post, August 20, 2017; 5:27 PM)
What would happen if President Trump’s tweets stuck to sports?
(The Washington Post, August 13, 2017; 4:54 PM)