George Catlin’s “Ball-play of the Choctaw–Ball Up”
This week, Vinny and Kathleen try to convince Ed to care about sports by talking about lacrosse. Lacrosse, I say! They discuss the NCAA Championships (fill out your bracket!), take a side trip to the Carrier Dome, where you can and can’t pound on each other, peppering goalies, the structure of the game, the equipment, the need to quit stalling, and the teams to watch.
After some technical difficulties and a change of venue, they discuss the forces that conspired to stop Ed from watching hockey, which professional hockey team is more like Cinderella (hint: it’s the Islanders,) and the Chicago Bulls vs. the Miami Heat.
This week, Vinny and Kathleen try to convince Ed to care about sports by discussing various streaks that have been happening lately, namely, by the Chicago Blackhawks and the Miami Heat. They even bring up this: