by Dick Schilling, "Editor Emeritus"
... that I was disappointed to learn that the Iowa-Northwestern football game was televised on a sports channel that I do not receive.
So, I listened to radio, and as the game wore on, I was thankful that I did not have to witness the inept Iowa team as it lost.
In fact, I had the TV tuned to the Ryder Cup golf event, because it was entertaining even with the sound turned off. Reading the papers the next morning, I guess I should be thankful I had the sound muted, because the fans up there in Minnesota apparently behaved very badly toward the European visitors. I witnessed a little of that as I watched the U.S. team win back the cup Sunday afternoon.
Since Tiger Woods in particular, but a little bit with Arnie Palmer before that, it has become obvious that a lot of people who follow the pro tour are not golf fans, but sports fans.