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Every so often, I’ll get e-mails from potential contributors asking me to post this article or that hyperlink on any given, sports-related topic.
Aside from being possibly the cutest thing you’ve ever seen on the internet, it occurred to me that the following video serves as the perfect metaphor for sports today.
Perhaps prematurely the crowd shrilly proclaimed “The King is dead, long live the King!”