Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Picking a Team Hard This Year.

Byline: JIM BELSHAW Of the Journal

It's Super Bowl Sunday. We need to pick a team to root for Oh, all right, we don't need to do anything of the kind. It is true that you could say you don't care who wins the Super Bowl and that you're not going to pay it one bit of attention, but to do so would suggest that you have a full, happy life not in a need of a propping up by a shallow bit of mindless violent entertainment, which is admirable on your part but will annoy the rest of us.

So you go do something meaningful while we pick a team.

Most years, it's not all that hard. Something about the teams or the players or the cities is enough to make the decision easy. …

Log in to your account to read this article – and millions more.