It might be hard this week to remember that justice means more than punishment. Justice is the world's return to equilibrium. Justice is fairness. Balance. And part of the point of sports is to see justice done.
The trial is over (for now), and it ended just in time for Tax Day. As our man files his Form 1040, he wonders just what his moola bought in the people's case against Barry Bonds.
The genius of baseball, the genius of the game and our capacity to distract ourselves, lies in what the game reveals. The game, as it always has, mirrors the age in which it is played.
The record books will show that Tim Lincecum and Roy Halladay pitched against each other in Game 1 of the NLCS. The history books won't. There's a difference, despite the pregame hype.