Once, after a particularly rough football game between my high school and our archrival, I spotted our coach glumly sauntering into the locker room.

I thought his manner was out of sorts for a coach who had just handed a major-league ass-kicking to our most hated opponent. When I inquired as to why he looked like he had just received a pink slip, he told me that our all-county quarterback had broken a bone in his throwing hand and that our star linebacker had shredded his knee trying to stop a sweep.

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