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What is the Sporting Metaphor?

Finding the Balance in Sports

I have a love/hate relationships with sports. On the one hand, I follow a few select teams:

  • The Portland Trailblazers,
  • The Seattle Seahawks,
  • The Seattle Mariners,
  • The Vancouver Canucks,
  • The San Francisco Giants,
  • North Carolina State University teams (my undergrad alma mater) and,
  • The Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

(Yes, I am very used to disappointment. Thank you for asking.)

On the other hand, I don’t actually watch games and I tend to have more criticism of professional sports than I do praise. Yet, as I said, I do ‘follow’ sports. For the most part, that means looking at box scores, reading recaps, and watching highlights online.

In order to come to terms with all this, I figured out a few important truths about sports: Continue reading


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