Nothing like that happens any more, of course. Basketball deals in high digits; baseball, in shutouts. But nothing in sports offers both.
It's not that it's impossible now just unlikely and one of the reasons why our stogy lives can sometimes be a lot of fun.
Monday, August 18, 2014
AUGUST 17, 2014
Years ago the championship of the National Football League was settled by a single game between the winners of its Eastern and Western divisions. In 1940, this elderly Chicago kid still remembers, his Bears humiliated the Washington Redskins, 73--0. Yes, that's correct. Yes, it's more than a point a minute. Yes, it is hard to believe. And yes, it really did happen.