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Conor at the Bat

Diaz defeats McGregor at UFC 196 Do you know what my favourite sports story is? “Casey at the Bat.” That’s because Thayer’s poem isn’t about an athlete conquering insurmountable odds, or a great rivalry between two champions. “Casey” is a story about hubris, and the lesson that no matter how naturally talented an athlete may be, they must always be careful not to defeat themselves in their eagerness to demonstrate their skill. Last Saturday at ...

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