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March 22, 2008

Mega March Malaise

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Gerald's face says it all.

My Devils have made an inelegant early departure from this year's tourney.

As the final seconds of the Duke season ticked away, I considered taking to my bed for a week. Instead, I took a run with my dog, cooked some waffles, and comforted myself that there are other, more important, more meaningful things to feel good about in this life. Namely, my god-given right to cheer lustily against the University of North Carolina.

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Tyler Hansbrough: even his pets would rather not be around him.

I am wise enough, mature enough to know that the ability of a group of 20-year-olds I do not know and never will to put a leather ball through a basket more times in a 40 minute span than another group of 20-year-olds I do not know and never will has no real bearing on my life or happiness.

But today, in this moment, it's very hard to make myself believe it.

Posted by bogenamp at March 22, 2008 05:07 PM