The Circus of SportsCenter

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The Wild World of Sports by James Parker
The Atlantic, January/February 2011

And so this is SportsCenter. And so this is me, an Englishman, watching SportsCenter, trying to get my Anglo head in the game. A crash course, part of my long-range prep for Super Bowl XLV. Am I at the center of sports? I think so. I think this may be the very navel of the sportiverse.
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