Thursday, October 30, 2008

Two-sentence review: the World Series

America loves an underdog, and even though the worst-to-first Rays were exactly that—Vegas’s favoring them to win the series notwithstanding—this match-up struggled to excite viewers, the Rays’ Kingdome-ish Tropicana Field shrugged off any sense of drama (those first two games felt like mid-season reruns) and the game 5 rain-delay simply gave Americans more reason to move on to the next thing. Least classic Fall Classic ever.

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