Wednesday, May 14, 2008

What sports can teach: guts and compassion

Western Oregon softball player, a senior, hits the first and only home run of her college career, tears her ACL rounding 1st, can't walk. Umpire (erroneously, it turns out) informs Sara Tucholsky's coach that neither WO coaches nor players can assist Sara.

So the opposing team's captain--who has multiple college home runs--decides to step in:

Here that, Kobe? Wilt? Walton? Marv? This is what Plato had in mind.

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