This one’s a real yabba-dabba doozy
Jan. 31, 2013
At this time of year, most sports sections are rife with Super Bowl-related stories, but how many variations on the Harbaugh-versus-Harbaugh theme can we reasonably be expected to absorb prior to game day?
Luckily for readers of this paper, I have absolutely no access to either coach, nor a paid-for plane ticket to New Orleans. Thus, what you read here will have no connection to the Super Bowl — well, most of it anyway.
Before discussing any football, there are a couple of other items that need to be addressed.
• Wrong said Fred: Featuring athletes on the front of cereal boxes is nothing new. General Mills’ Wheaties brand built its reputation on being the “breakfast of champions,” although some of today’s champions have chosen less-legal means by which to elevate their performances. Right, Lance?
The list of athletes shown on Wheaties boxes through the years is lengthy, seeing as how they began appearing in 1934. But until recently, the cereal was something of a monopoly in that regard.
Not anymore. Now, much to my surprise, Fruity Pebbles has joined its ranks.