So it is cheering today to be reminded that there is a worse alleged sport, one in which inflicting brain damage is directly the way to win, rather than a byproduct. (Even hockey has aims other than blunt trauma.) In news that should surprise no one, the best boxer of our time has discovered that the skills transfer.
While I'm at it, The NY Times did a follow-up story on the first round picks of the 1990 draft (the first one I watched), and John Scalzi relates it to his rookie class.
*But now the same guy is directing both, and I feel as if my team has signed a treaty with Von Ribbentrop.
Thanx to Metafilter, and Whatever.