Yield not to adversity but press on all the more bravely. — Virgil*
“. . . if it was a personal foul, they should have given us fifteen yards, ya know?” said the man in the hunting cap, fixated on the instant replay cycling on the stadium’s Video-tron.
“Uh . . . of course,” I nod, nearly choking on a salted pretzel. “At least.”
“They’ve been doing this too us all game,” screamed the older two-fisted drinker sitting nearby, who I took to be Elmer’s father. “And did you see, he kneed at the five, so why place the ball at the eight?”
“Yeah, it’s crazy,” I shook my head. “They should have thrown a . . . flag. Or two?”
“Damn refs are blind, man,” Elmer sighed. “Hey, now all Rice has to do is cut across the middle while fainting to the left, slobber-knocker any interference from the D-line and sack dance across for the score. Just like with the Navy game earlier. You guys, see that?” Continue reading