By jiminy, let there be cricket
(Reprinted from July 21, 2011)
Why can’t we be left alone?
By “we,” I mean fans of major sports. Just as society is determined to get every man, woman and child aboard the PC bandwagon, so, too, do enthusiasts of certain athletic activities seek to draw us over to their side.
And, truth be told, there are a few out-of-the-ordinary endeavors that I’ve found intriguing enough to view for short stretches.
The NBC Universal channel airs a variety of sports, none of which falls into the category of football, basketball or baseball. Broadcast instead are things like track and field, beach volleyball, rowing, rugby, skiing and bobsleigh.