Wednesday, July 27, 2005

Life in a Sports-Mad City

For the football fans among us, I found something amusing enough to interrupt our regularly scheduled programming.

As some might know, Ricky Williams -- who bolted the NFL last year because he couldn't kick his pot habit -- returned to the Dolphins' training camp this week. Observant sportsnuts will remember vividly that Donovan McNabb was viciously booed by the famously-civil Philly fans when the Eagles drafted him over Williams back in '99.

What d'ya want? We're a tough crowd.

Not to be outdone, the Philadelphia Daily News (one of my major writing influences) had a full-sheet picture of Williams on its back page yesterday with this memorable headline:




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