Tonawanda News — Watching it all on television has the added benefit of cheaper beer, less confining clothing, a couch instead of a cramped seat and my choice of adjacent fans, compared to attendance at a game (those who orchestrate the National Football League are these days adding reasons to buy tickets; they have made the television experience more pleasurable, actually turned their sport into a made-for-TV event, and are beginning to pay for it in the form of empty stadium seats).
A friend in Mexico takes vacation time off from work to watch his beloved World Cup. I don’t, but my evenings these days seem to be occupied with television, and hockey. I know how he feels.
Ed Adamczyk is a Kenmore resident whose column appears weekly in the Record-Advertiser. Contact him at EdinKenmore@gmail.com.