In writing for publication, I seldom invade the sportswriter’s domain – not because of a lack of knowledge or interest on the subject, but because I believe in standing clear of an arena well covered by professionals hired to do so. Nevertheless, when the realm of athletics is invaded or encroached upon unfairly by political considerations, I take the issue to heart.
A hero shunted aside
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