Progressive Field

The national championship game once again proved the power of sports to unite

The national championship game once again proved the power of sports to unite

Everything stinks. Everybody is a fraud. Nothing makes sense.

The refrains of anger and negativity sweeping across our country in recent months have threatened to turn America into the land of the fury and home of the bitter.

Then Monday night happens. A fearless college kid throws a touchdown pass in the final ticks of a four-month season to upset a giant opponent and win a national championship.

A coach collapses in joy on the field. Strangers dance in each other’s arms. The fearless college kid weeps.

Yet again, just when it seems like we are being swallowed by our own cynical misery, a nation is witness to true drama, real emotion, and the absolute truth...

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