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The Stupidest Thing You Will Read Today

From a random ESPN piece.


"Tar Heels fans don't seem to think Williams lives up to Smith's standard, but the only thing Smith had that Williams doesn't have is blind luck. Smith's two titles were clinched when someone on the opposition inexplicably passed to the wrong team (Fred Brown for Georgetown, 1982) and inexplicably called a timeout when he had none left (Chris Webber for Michigan, 1993). If those things don't happen, Smith isn't half the legend he is today, and yet he had no control over those events whatsoever." - MATT MEYERS, CONTRIBUTOR TO ESPN THE MAGAZINE

This guy has obvsiouly spent way too much time with deranged ABCers.  Blind luck?  Michael Jordan hitting a shot with 17 seconds left was blind luck?  UNC being ahead against Georgetown at the time of Brown's mistake was blind luck?  Really?  Was it blind luck that the referees refused to call a travel on Chris Webber a few seconds before the ill-fated timeout?  Was it blind luck that Chris Webber dribbled into a corner with two of the Heels' best defenders trapping him and three fouls to give?  Holy mackerel is this guy dumb or a master of writing crap for shock value.  ESPN should really consider not publishing poppycock that sounds like it came from some late night, drunken screed written by the worst elements at Pack Pride.

Or to put it another way:

Mr. Meyers, what you've just said is one of the most insanely idiotic things I have ever heard. At no point in your rambling, incoherent response were you even close to anything that could be considered a rational thought. Everyone in this room is now dumber for having listened to it. I award you no points, and may God have mercy on your soul.