Sorry about the lack of blogging thus far on this fine Super Bowl media day.

I was delayed by an appearance before a group of bright, attentive seniors at Roselle (N.J.) Catholic High. Another encouraging sign about America's youth and future.

On a less encouraging note . . .

When I got home I watched "How I Met Your Mother" from Monday night  - the first time I have seen CBS' popular sitcom.

Jim Nantz and Nick Swisher performed well in guest appearances, but I was shocked by the ultra-casual treatment of sexual relations between young adults who have known each other for only a few minutes.

Especially on a show that airs at 8 p.m. Gee whiz.

(The plot involved Doogie Howser seeking a "perfect week" of seven such conquests, only to be sidetracked by Swisher's presence in the local tavern.)

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And I certainly am no prude. For example, I strongly endorse Rex Ryan's right to flip off drunks at MMA events as often as he chooses to.

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