Dan LeBatard and the Gargoyle in the Cathedral

Dan LeBatard and the Gargoyle in the Cathedral

This is an impressive mini-essay about how seriously we should take sports. I like to watch sports -  but I cannot make myself be serious enough about sports to say, actually hold a conversation with real sports fans.

It also includes good sentences such as:

garbandier:

I say that even while accounting for the unquenchable human willingness to distort and hate what is beautiful…

He is the total opposite of, say, Skip Bayless, whose never-ending quest to be right about sports evokes in me a feeling of sadness. 

And the shortest path to right(eous)ness is through the wrongness of others.