Imagine this: this coming Monday night. National television. A football game featuring 7-0 Dallas at 8-0 Philadelphia. The Eastern Division lead at stake. Sounds just perfect, right?
Unfortunately, it's not the Cowboys at the Eagles. Or even (alert: Simpsons reference) a WNFL game between the Cowgirls and the She-gles ("No love lost there!" said Bart). And it's only on ESPN2. It's the Arena Football League showdown between the Dallas Desperados and the Philadelphia Soul. But if you're lucky, Soul co-majority owner Jon Bon Jovi will again get angry at a referee's call and...well, let's take a look at what happened last year:
Bon Jovi later apologized, saying he didn't understand the rule involved. -- Joe Guckin