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Robbing Darren to Pay Paul
Rick Reilly
November 11, 2002
As an American father I'm required by law to nap on the couch on Sundays. I was complying when something woke me up that I couldn't believe.
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November 11, 2002

Robbing Darren To Pay Paul

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I turned back to the TV and watched some more. There was taunting and pummeling. There were late hits and cheap blind-side shots and lots of other wholesale and unpenalized mayhem.

"Jake," I finally said. "This is too violent. Let's turn on the real game now."

"Uh, Dad," he said. "We are watching the real game."

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