People always ask me who my favorite players are in sports. And I have a few, Tiger Woods is one of them. His performance today, injured knee and all, solidified that in my mind. But the thing is, I really don't have that many favorite players (aside from guys I played baseball with or against at one point) or teams.
I watch sports because I want to see people defy the logical, I want to see them reach deep down and find something within themselves; I want them to will themselves to accomplish feats and do things they are not supposed to be capable of doing. Tiger did that this weekend. Steve Prefontaine did that alot. Team USA's 1980 Hockey team did it. Oh, and for the record Rocco Mediate deserves -huge- props for his performance as well.
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