Most American men are glued to their television sets and car radios listening to a football game on Sunday afternoon. We experience two teams in more gear than a marine in combat as they knock each other’s brains out, but by the rules. (Yes, there are rules, ladies. Doesn’t look like it at first, but close observation will reveal order.) Yesterday, both teams were supposedly excellent teams. They both had fought their way to this moment in time over a season of one game after another. And now the culmination of the season… to decide which team will play another in the greatest football game of all time (ask any man).
January 24th, 2010: The game was between the Minnesota Vikings and the New Orleans Saints. The game was back and forth… first one team winning and then the other. A key player was injured and took the bench. And then this key player came back into the game, wounded but ready to fight with teammates for the right to be in the Super Bowl.
The game between the Vikings and the Saints came down to what is called “sudden death,” meaning that […]