Tuesday, September 28, 2010
We're all winners
I guess this was a nice gesture but I'm getting a little sick of these "heartwarming" stories. When the kid with autism made all the three pointers in Rochester, that was cool. Shooting a three point basket takes considerable skill (even if they let you shoot).
In this clip, a high school team lets an opponent with Down Syndrome score a 51 yard touchdown. Listen to the announcer: "I am misty eyed. That is absolutely so wonderful." Please. It would have been hilarious had some jerk on the other team, grabbed the ball out of his hands and run the other way. The ensuing brawl would have been worth the price of admission. If I was the ref, I would have called a holding penalty on the offense just to confuse everyone.