Did you really say a mix of rain and snow on Tuesday and a high of 42? Because I would like to give a big WASSUP!!! to my selective hearing. Is this really happening to me? I feel like I'm in an alternate universe. I DON'T WANT TO PLAY!!
I think of LOWS in the 40s as good football weather. Suffice it to say I won't be making it to a Steelers game again this year unless I'm in someone's luxury box. I used to be a HUGE college basketball fan. I'm talking so obnoxious in our college newsroom arguing with the boys about why DUKE was superior. HEEEEY COACH K!! When 1969 gave Sunday football as a reason not to blog, it hit me all over again how my sports world has been turned all upside down. I have worked a schedule requiring me to be at work between 11pm and 4:30am for the last 2 years. That pretty much negates me going to bars to watch games, even my favorite college basketball game of the entire season, Duke and Carolina. So sad. This would really get you crying if you knew me in college.
This schedule, and living in Steelers country are not exactly conducive to following basketball period. This is an insane football town. And yes, I was here when they won the Super Bowl. *enormous sigh* Did you read that post? That's the madness that was my life. I like Coach Tomlin, mostly because he's young and black and has a really good personality. But I can't deal with this again. I JUST CAN'T!! Especially since the Panthers are having trouble BUYING a win (no, there have not been any Patriot-esque activities at home). I mean the LIONS are doing better than they are this year. This is just. So. SAD!! See? I can keep up with football because I have to know all this stuff for work. But I know mostly AFC stuff and the Panthers are clearly NFC.
The Big East is okay for basketball, but they're no ACC!! WOOOOOO!! GO ACC!! And really, even when people are basketball fans here, they don't care that much about it. NBA? Forget it. Basketball season is back and I can't even get excited about it because I know I won't get to see any of it. I'll escape this basketball-killin city one day. I WILL!!