Jeff Pearlman with an interesting column in the Wall Street Journal: “Watching sports is mostly boring. Talking and speculating about sports is riveting … offseasons are 8,000 times as engrossing as seasons … Ken Griffey Jr.’s return to Seattle? Riveting! Ken Griffey Jr., overweight and 40, regularly popping up to shortstop in his return to Seattle? Not so great.” Tough to disagree with any of Pearlman’s points. That being said … I spent virtually every Sunday last Fall on the couch watching Red Zone (or Jets games) from 1-7ish. And I’ll attempt to watch every single NCAA tournament game (or parts of each one).
Fun segment on Jimmy Kimmel Live.
“I know all those are lies”
Easily distracted by shiny objects.
“But it’s an amateur sport, we’re just here for fun. It’s not really that serious. So I guess any ball should be OK.”
ESPN’s latest 30 for 30 “Fantastic Lies” will examine the Duke lacrosse scandal.
Six first team all-pro safeties have won a Super Bowl recently.