The Super Bowl and me

So, the Kansas City Chiefs won Super Bowl LIV.

A few readers asked me for predictions in advance of the event. I demurred—largely because I didn’t know until yesterday exactly which teams were participating in the big game.

I am lukewarm where spectator sports are concerned. I don’t hate them—but I don’t exactly love them, either.

For me, the big stumbling block with spectator sports is the amount of time they consume. If I’m going to sit in front of the television for two hours at a stretch, I would much prefer a good movie.

I can understand parents’ enthusiasm over games that their children are participating in. But so far as I am concerned, football, baseball, etc, are ultimately games for children and adolescents. Why would I want to spend two hours watching grown men (whom I don’t even know) play football?

But that’s me; and I’ll readily admit that my position on this is a bit contrarian. If you’re an NFL fan, well, I hope you enjoyed the Super Bowl.