Which Road Shall I Take?
Sports is a Business, Sports is a Business, for the love of God Robyn, get it straight, SPORTS IS A BUSINESS!
When Johnny Damon decided to leave the Boston Red Sox for our Nemesis, The New York Yankees, I burned his shirt and that was that. He was dead to me and I was fine. It was liberating.
This year, I am in a position where I might have to say good bye to two of my all time favorite New England Patriot players. I’m not taking this well. I have already shed tears many times and I am not embarrassed to say so. Many know of whom I am talking about and have seen my passion for these players on twitter or in previous blogs.
People don’t get how I can be so attached and not willing to let go. I have been able to break it down. Nice guys finish last and I am tired of it. It’s not just a sports thing, it’s a life thing.
This drama of who stays and who goes represents every unfair situation I have witnessed and that has brought me to a place I never thought I would go…..do I just deal with it and move on …or
Should I kiss my allegiance to my New England Patriots Goodbye?
Should I just appreciate football for what is it and not have a team anymore? Maybe just appreciate players for their talent and have no home to rest my jerseys?
I am making a watermelon out of a cherries here and I realize that, however as stated – I’m tired of the nice guys finishing last. My players will move on, go to other teams and hopefully thrive. For me, it’s about principle and right now it’s just not fair.
So, I am at a cross roads. I’m stuck. Every day I want to see if today is the day one of my players is let go or traded. It’s become rather obsessive, I admit. Big picture people, big picture. I want the nice guys to stay w/me. I want the nice guys to be on MY team. I want MY team to get real and stop thinking about the money for just a second….I know it won’t happen because …
Sports is a business, Sports is a business for the love of God Robyn, get it straight. Sports is no longer about sports, it’s about the business….and that sucks!