Has the Super Bowl replaced the World Series in interest? I remember as a kid hurrying home from school to watch the Series on black and white TV while football was non-existent. Whats changed? The strike, over-paid players, too many teams?
I think the baseball playoffs are just a turn off, or maybe the season just to long. The whole thing get's drug out so long that after a few playoff series, I've had my fill. And I like baseball. I think the playoff's in football are a pain to but, lose one and your out, that is good because it doesn't get drug out like baseball.
Im a real sports fanatic. In particular i love baseball and hockey. To me baseball is like a chess game on grass, each pitch is a thought process. But i dont enjoy football anymore, loved it when i was younger. It seems to be that in football there is way too much down time between plays and the plays themselves are short. I understand how some could find baseball dull however as americans love action and violence. I play hockey and watch hockey every chance i get and too me its the most action filled sport going. Sometimes you go for many minutes without a whistle or stoppage of play. Flying down the ice making precision passes to your linemates and maybe then burying one deep in the net is an amazing feeling. But football or baseball? No contest here baseball rules!
Today's headlines read, "Hunter Dies of Heart Attack!"
I don't know how many times I have seen that headline in the past 16 years that I have lived in Colorado.
I moved here in 1994 via the U.S. Army to Ft. Carson, Colorado. The "Mountain Post" as it is sometimes called.
When I arrived here, in pretty good shape, the unit told me that I could not participate in P.T. (physical training) for at least 30 days. Now, I had just come from an overseas tour in Korea and was stationed in the...