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Rip City: More Than a Game

By Jabber Head On July - 18 - 2010

To me sports have always been more than a game. It has been something I could watch or play and just get away from the real world struggles. At a young age I took on a love for sports to get closer to my brother and father.

I remember at a young age sitting there watching them play Techmo Super Bowl on the Saga Genesis. I didn’t know much about football at the time but I wanted to get in on the fun and that’s when I really started paying attention to the game more and getting into it.

As I got older my love for sports grew. I loved going to all my brothers basketball and football games. I got embarrassed at times because my dad was always one of those people who would yell at refs when they blew an “easy call.”

I was never the kid to go hang out with friends at games, I was always right there watching with my dad.

We went to a few pro games when we got the chance. I still remember him picking me up at a Lions game because every time Barry would break one off everyone would stand up which obstructed my view.

Soon I was old enough to hold good conversations or arguments about sports. I looked forward to ...

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