Norman Chad: Most recent columns


It’s never fun to watch the Patriots. It’s even worse when they win the Super Bowl.
New England is once again on top of the NFL, and that’s hard to take.
 
NFL TV broadcasters are speaking a language all their own
(The Washington Post, January 6, 2019; 2:39 PM)
 
Coaching in the NFL is truly a family affair
(The Washington Post, September 9, 2018; 3:05 PM)
 
Former Cowboys are just about everywhere on NFL national telecasts this season
(The Washington Post, August 26, 2018; 12:44 PM)
 
An argument for ‘The Twist’ to replace the national anthem before sporting events
(The Washington Post, August 12, 2018; 4:38 PM)
 
Watching an MLB game is like attending a Gallagher show where no watermelons are smashed
(The Washington Post, August 5, 2018; 2:18 PM)
 
Double features, doubleheaders and duckpin bowling: Missing the 20th century
(The Washington Post, June 17, 2018; 1:00 PM)
 
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)