another fight to win, another ass to kickOf course, we have all seen the best beloved blogsake on the cover of this week's issue of Sports Illustrated, and of course we all immediately crossed ourselves and said, "Get thee behind me, Sports Illustrated Cover Jinx!" and then, of course, we all ran across the street to the big chain bookstore of immediate proximity to try and obtain a copy to put up at our desks next to infamous stare-of-God Improper Bostonian cover. Uh, okay, maybe those last two parts were just me. However, let's discuss the photographs that accompany the Tom Verducci article, particularly this one:
Unclear who decided that sepia tone was the way to go here, but the resulting effect is that this is the portrait that was painted after Jonathan Robert Papelbon was named our 49th president, a fateful event that I now await with a mixture of unbridled anticipation and unbridled terror.
Oh, also? THREE.