“Unhappy is the land that is in need of heroes,” Bertolt Brecht
Sport in America today requires we search a little harder, be more selective, for genuine heroes. Considered the mountains of money and cynical judgements of Donald Sterling in Los Angeles and the parade of self-righteous howling critics, who could blame the fan on the street from throwing up his/her hands in disgust. Yet, heroes can be found every day, most every place.
This week, a handful of qualifiers.