Last week, I discussed the injustice of Olympic medals going to equestrian riders instead of their horses. There was a mix of responses supporting and opposing my position.
I’m not one who presents problems without proposing a reasonable solution. Perhaps you won’t think this a reasonable solution, but I think you’ll find it unique.
Anatomy Of An Idea
Horses exist in most countries, certainly all that might host the Olympics. England is home to a significant equestrian culture.
I don’t often write about sports, I’m making a exception here with a post to purge some frustration.
On my way home from work, I was forced to listen to the radio broadcast of the Carolina Panthers on the local station, WBT -AM. This never fails to be a miserable experience, even in a winning season.
Today, after successive awful plays by the defense that resulted in a score by the Panthers opponent, play by play hack Mick Mixon announced that the Panthers fans in attendance were in “stunned silence”.
I beg to differ, Mr Mixon. Read the rest of this entry »
I’ve seen the jersey swap enough to know that it is a tradition of the sport. Today it occurred to me that it might be a good idea to extend the tradition beyond the confines of the football pitch.
Did you notice that? I live in the U.S., but I didn’t call it a soccer field. I am so open minded. Don’t let that distract you from the premise. The shirt exchange is an idea whose time as come.