Victor Cruz, Giants

A Short Note on Victor Cruz and Catching Opportunity

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I gotta be honest: I don’t get excited about football very often. My sports identity came at just the right time, too: I’ve been alive for all three New York Giants championships, and the Super Bowl usually came around my birthday until a few years ago. Yet, I never really caught onto it the way I had with basketball and …

About Jose Vilson

José Luis Vilson is a math educator, blogger, speaker, and activist. For more of my writing, buy my book This Is Not A Test: A New Narrative on Race, Class, and Education, on sale now.

Jose VilsonA Short Note on Victor Cruz and Catching Opportunity

At Least The Classroom Isn’t Like The NFL

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Today, after watching the New York Giants fall face-flat against the Washington Redskins, I had a few revelations. First, Eli Manning will (unfairly) get the blame for the Giants’ general inconsistency across the country. Secondly, the NFL is much more dependent on anonymous linemen and assistant coaches than any other major sport. Third, I’m still amazed that this sport only …

About Jose Vilson

José Luis Vilson is a math educator, blogger, speaker, and activist. For more of my writing, buy my book This Is Not A Test: A New Narrative on Race, Class, and Education, on sale now.

Jose VilsonAt Least The Classroom Isn’t Like The NFL