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December 21, 2009
Mark Ingram's never giving up on his dad is truly inspiring. His ability to overcome family issues and still have such athletic success is remarkable.
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December 21, 2009

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Mark Ingram's never giving up on his dad is truly inspiring. His ability to overcome family issues and still have such athletic success is remarkable.

Christopher Bleakley, Cumming, Ga.

Even NASCAR's Jimmie Johnson could run himself into Heisman contention like Mark Ingram has ('Bama's Backbone, Nov. 30) if he were running behind Alabama's offensive line.

Blake Lyman, Providence, Utah

New Man, Old Story

Talk about going over to the dark side. Bill Hancock, the former director of arguably sport's best event, the NCAA basketball tournament, now heads one of the worst, college football's BCS (JUST MY TYPE, Nov. 30)—and he has the nerve to spin the BCS as a wonderful thing that can't be changed. Then he and his BCS cronies match undefeated TCU against undefeated Boise State in the Fiesta Bowl to make sure none of the BCS conference teams get embarrassed by losing to either school. These BCS guys know the price of everything and the value of nothing.

Gordon Lind, Sandy, Utah

Winning Ways

How can wins not matter as a pitching statistic (SCORECARD, Nov. 30)? Should we also expect the statistical gods to determine which teams go to the playoffs based on factors other than wins? Like, the teams that "should have won the most games" are the best teams?

Jarrod Samm, Terre Haute, Ind.

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