In ESPN The Magazine's Transactions Issue, Steve Wulf writes that when Michael Del Zotto was traded out of New York, there was one thing the defenseman refused to leave behind: his friendship with 12-year-old superfan Liam Traynor.
A bounty on Aaron Rodgers. A cheap shot on Sidney Crosby. Muggings of Jeremy Lin in the lane. The virtue of sports keeps getting harder to find.