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Archive for November 2012

“Sports In Perspective” For $100, Alex

Sports is/are this big, goofy, fun contrivance that (from the non-participant’s standpoint) exist(s) solely for our entertainment. It’s not a referendum on us as a people or a culture or a species if the fourth- and fifth-place teams play for the championship of something. We’re not going to get blown to bits by aliens or… (read more)

I Only Watch The Grey Cup For The Commercials

Final Canadian Football League attendance numbers for 2012: Team G Total Average Median High Low Edmonton 9 309,406 34,378 35,538 43,178 21,147 Saskatchewan 9 291,158 32,351 32,690 33,427 29,747 British Columbia 9 273,204 30,356 29,734 36,357 25,109 Calgary 9 257,984 28,665 28,246 32,228 26,387 Winnipeg 9 251,830 27,981 27,169 30,077 25,462 Hamilton 9 231,515 25,724… (read more)