"As I get older, I find I prefer European sporting events. I don't prefer Europe, or European sports, or even Europeans, but I think everything should be held in Europe.
That way, the young and the old in this country could actually see the completion of a sporting event.
The mind reels at the thought.
This week provided a particularly sharp contrast to the usual offerings of the televised sports schedule. The Tour de France is rolling through, uh, France, and the British Open is underway in, uh, Britain. No, Scotland. Anyway, both events are very accessible to those of us who spend our rather short evenings in our favorite chairs, bobbing our heads like chickens. You know who you are."