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    • What a swell bunch of student athletes! (11 Posts)
    • "Overrated" is a pet peeve of mine as well. It's frankly a stupid chant that actually demeans the chanters' team. As a fan I *want* to be able to say my team beat that great team, not that my team beat a team that did not deserve its reputation.
    • In Sports / Basketball
    • Last post by HawkErrant
    • 46 minutes ago
    • Morgantown Monday Mania (18 Posts)
    • Still disagee with you, NotO. Guess we aren't going to see eye to eye on this one. For one thing, the football analogy is not a valid one, as the incidents I recall over the years occurred during games, and as one time Pro Bowl middle linebacker for the Baltimore Colts Mike Curtis one said, they...
    • In Sports / Basketball
    • Last post by HawkErrant
    • 1 hour 3 minutes ago

Some Perspective on Being a Fan

"It is not the critic who counts, not the one who points out how the strong man stumbled or how the doer of deeds might have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena; whose face is marred with sweat and dust and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs and comes short again and again; who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions and spends himself in a worthy cause and who, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat."

--Theodore Roosevelt