There are a couple of reasons why I’ve graced this article with a photo of the cover of Charley Pierce’s magnificent collection of essays.
Not the least of which is that they are adroitly perceived and exquisitely rendered.
Writing on any subject matter doesn’t get much better. Check it out.
But also, if like some around here, you have little other life and nourish yourself with athletic contests, meaning you’re a Sports Guy (gender neutral), it was a veritable smorgasbord of a weekend.
With the peripheral benefit for some, that they could watch without their favorite teams competing, thus eliminating the angst factor.
Like Buckeye fans. Like Cardinal fans. Like Lions fans.
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It all started, in these environs anyway, with a Friday night sighting of an octopus on the ice.
Some readers may get the reference, even if they could care less. Continue reading A Sports Guy’s Nirvana: Whatta Weekend