Gronk’s decision reveals Patriots’ harsh reality

Gronk’s decision reveals Patriots’ harsh reality Belichick has always been the sun, fueling the center of the New England universe. Eventually, the uncompromising intensity of his mission burns out everything orbiting him. The result is a turnstile of high-profile players, with the end always seeming...

This Day in History: April 18

This Day in History: April 18 On this day, April 18 … 2019: The much-anticipated report from Special Counsel Robert Mueller is released and does not find evidence of collusion between the 2016 Trump campaign and Russia. But it does reveal an array of controversial...

How to Stay Sane About Halloween Candy

How to Stay Sane About Halloween Candy This story was originally published on Oct. 25, 2019 in NYT Parenting. Wearing costumes and acquiring candy are the twin missions of Halloween; unlike other holidays, it has no larger or spiritual purpose. But if aliens were to...

No, I’m Not ‘Just’ a Stay-at-Home Mom

No, I’m Not ‘Just’ a Stay-at-Home Mom This story was originally published on Sept. 16, 2019 in NYT Parenting. Nobody cares how many A’s I earned in high school (straight A’s, in case you were wondering). Nobody cares how many degrees I have (two, both...

This Day in History: April 15

This Day in History: April 15 On this day, April 15 … 2019: A massive fire engulfs Paris’ Notre Dame Cathedral as it is undergoing renovations, severely damaging one of the greatest architectural treasures of the Western world. Also on this day: 1452: Leonardo da...

This Day in History: April 11

This Day in History: April 11 On this day, April 11 … 2019: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is arrested by London police at the Ecuadorean embassy and charged with conspiracy to commit computer intrusion for aiding Chelsea Manning in the cracking of a password to...

2019 free-agent signings NFL teams already regret

2019 free-agent signings NFL teams already regret © Provided by The Comeback Hundreds of NFL players signed lucrative contracts during the heart of free agency last month. But the reality is, many of the teams who signed those players will experience buyer’s remorse relatively soon....