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...adding: "Elsewhere...."  I had a point about instant replay above prior to that point that I accidentally deleted.  I think instant replay's been fine.

Be nice to America. Or we'll bring democracy to your country.
by Drew J Jones (pedobear@pennstatefootball.com) on Tue Jun 15th, 2010 at 05:35:08 PM EST
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BTW, my personal look across this sports-cultural barrier from the other side:
  • I love basketball.
  • I can watch a hockey match, though I can lose interest quickly. (Then again it is an European game too.)
  • I glaze over after a few minutes of American Football, but at least I believe I undersdand the game.
  • I. Just. Don't. Get. Baseball. I believe hitting the ball far away is supposed to be a good thing, but I am not sure :-) All the rest is mystery to me (and zero entertainment value). And that after having enjoyed some youth movies about baseball playing protagonists as a teenager (and Japanese art films with baseball-playing protagonists later on). (But that's just me. Some of my acquintances were avid fans and amateur players without having any connection to the USA.)

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.
by DoDo on Wed Jun 16th, 2010 at 05:57:38 AM EST
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Basketball, I liked to play, but as entertainment I find it a bit dull
Hockey, Ok but it dosn't absolutely grab my attention
American Football, depends on my mood, But all the bloody breaks in play GAAAAAAH!!
Baseball, Now that I agree with you, And televised baseball is just tedium of the first order to me. (it just  seems so many levels below Cricket) A variety of good films, but the real experience just doesn't seem to live up to it.

Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
by ceebs (ceebs (at) eurotrib (dot) com) on Wed Jun 16th, 2010 at 10:47:31 AM EST
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