I'm praying for a miracle for Dougie. I think I'll start with a Hail Mary.
Walt Cheever, Paxton, Mass.
After reading in INSIDE THE� NFL (Oct. 10) about how instrumental Paul Tagliabue has been in getting cities to build new stadiums, I turned the page and read Rick Reilly's If I Ruled the World (LIFE OF REILLY, Oct. 10). Reilly proposes that "cities that build lavish stadiums for their pro teams must rank among the nation's top 10 cities in per-pupil education spending. Until then, the damn tycoons can build their own palaces." Kudos to Mr. Reilly. Raspberries to Mr. Tagliabue.
Susan Hopper, Racine, Wis.
May I add one item to Reilly's decrees: The person who invented ThunderStix shall be required to sit surrounded by fans using them for four hours, without aspirin.
John Larkin, Chicago
... No more Argyle patterns carved into playing fields.
Susan Christie, Hermosa Beach, Calif.
... No TV timeouts after NFL kickoffs!
Vic J. Nogalo, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
I'm with Reilly. He should rule the world.
Nicki Jhabvala, Raleigh
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