Given the complexity of the Rules of Golf and the uneven coverage of PGA Tour events (more leader than also-ran shots shown on TV), what do you think of allowing viewers to call in possible rules violations?
This article raises a question about withdrawing from a contest because the rules make it too dangerous. Can an athlete or team do so without appearing cowardly? At what point does a sport designed for “thrills TV” cease to be a sport?
This video is far from the end of the discussion.
What do you think?
Vijay Singh filed a lawsuit against the PGA Tour on Wednesday — a day before the start of the tour’s flagship event, the Players Championship.
Pick one: baseball/softball, climbing, karate, roller sports, squash, wakeboard and wushu. After looking up wushu and finding out that it is a generic Chinese martial art, you can move to deciding whether any of these should supplant wrestling in the 2020 Olympics.
Here is an article by Ian Lovett raising the number of challenging questions. A brief excerpt appears below.
Comment: it is useful if a job description sets forth parameters that can actually be met by a real person.
Game-changer — which has made its way from sports to business to politics and now to diplomacy — has replaced the “red line,” a term more easily understood by rogue regimes thinking of defying the United States. Game-change is a lazy reference, but that’s only part of the problem.
With seconds to the buzzer, the boy was in tears. Muresan stopped the game, took the boy aside, and stood with him until he made a shot. Then two. Then three.
Afterward, Muresan said, something dawned on him. “I thought, ‘Oh my god, I used to be like this kid.’ ”