For the past few weeks I have been picking my way through High Fidelity by Nick Hornby as kind of a candy break for when my brain hurts from picking my way through… 180 more words
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Yesterday I was in the little town of Shattuck-OK, which is home to one of the most successful 8-man football programs in the country. One suspects that with the increased closing of small schools that 8- and 6-man football will go the way of girls 6-on-6 basketball, a relic of a simpler time (although Iowa was best known for its winner-take-all 6-on-6 girls roundball, Oklahoma was actually the last state where girls could play that version of the game).
I wrote earlier about the sad, weird state of the NFL, but this is Super Bowl Sunday, and I pre-empted Peyton Manning’s or Russell Wilson’s claim that they’re going to Disney World, because bud, I was there yesterday.