Is pain a means to grace? To clarity? Is it an "instrument for perfecting" ourselves? Where's the line between the instructive and the destructive? What are sports meant to teach?
Maybe it's just spring fever, but something strange is happening in sports. Andy Pettitte, Peyton Manning, Jason Kidd and other graybeards are defying the aging process.
Sports debates about Ines Sainz's attire, Urban Meyer's team and Floyd Mayweather's behavior are teaching moments for serious issues.