Sports should be a diversion; not a lens on society's ills
By Mike Forster
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at 1:38 pm
Baseball is still called our national pastime: a pleasant diversion designed to while away the hours in a pleasant fashion.
All sports should be so defined.
Unfortunately, today the world of sports also plays a role that extends beyond providing mere entertainment.
Sports have become part and parcel of how we define ourselves as a people.
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