Column: A few feats worth watching
There are many reasons to watch sports. Sometimes it's for the drama of the games, the thrill of two teams engaged in a close competition down to the final seconds before, if Twitter is to be believed, the referees totally mess things up for one or the other. Other times it's for pride, as if the successes and failures of athletes who might not have more than an in-season condo in your city reflect on you personally. And in some cases it's just a matter of stubborn obligation.