"Its Time to Turn Page on Report"
Like most sportswriters, I'm often caught up in the purity of things, the honesty and virtue of what sports really teaches us about everyday life. It's why I love high school sports -- where those lessons are learned in every bounce-pass, strikeout and windsprint.
Just like everything else.
We were confused into thinking that just because Roger could hurl a 98-mile-per-hour uncle charley that he was actually a better guy than our drunken cleptomaniac uncle Charley.
We don't want these guys to be ordinary because it lowers the ceiling of what ordinary can accomplish.
Those who want to insert asterisks and clauses into the record books are purists that aren't willing to let these players be ordinary.
An asterisk is supposed to tell the difference between good and bad? Ordinary and extraordinary?