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The Clever Reason He Wants Matt Nagy To Use The Hurry-Up Offense

By Thomas Chambers

It's amazing how different the television-watching experience is for various sports.

I will theorize that Bears coach Matt Nagy should actually take into account the nature of television coverage in the course of a game. What a pioneer he would be! Yeah, right.

In major team sports, NHL hockey is the best. I believe the game is stopped only about twice per period and the intermissions are great. You can't stop the game when the Patrick Kane line has one leg over the boards for a shift change.

I've always enjoyed watching professional bowling. These guys miss pins too, and they show whole games at a time. The current juggernaut is the Australian Jason Belmonte, a right-hander who doesn't use the finger holes. The five-time bowler of the year is clutch. Different from the days of Chris Schenkel and Nelson Burton Jr., Earl Anthony and Johnny Petraglia when the gallery behind them was as quiet as a funeral, now they have a few dozen fans on the side of the left lane who constantly scream and never shut up. If Tiger Woods were a bowler, he'd stick his head in the ball return and wait for the next one up the chute to put him out of his misery. If the bowlers don't mind those fans, neither do I, but the pandemic has thankfully removed them.

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Posted on October 15, 2020
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