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Wasn’t football about stoicism?

Has football been taken over by rank sentimentality and anti-masculine virtue-signalling?

24 January 2023

8:00 AM

24 January 2023

8:00 AM

It was ironic that one of the first questions Buffalo Bills’ safety, Damar Hamlin, is said to have asked when he regained consciousness following his on-field cardiac arrest last Monday night was: ‘Who won the game?’

It was ironic because National Football League officials had just spent days fervently denying that they had initially planned to finish the game after the 24-year-old Hamlin was rushed by ambulance to the Cincinnati University Hospital.

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