Bob Dyer: Speaking sports



I wasn’t planning to write another column about sports, but you guys are so funny that you forced me to.EVENING THE SCOREThis arrived after I expressed my contempt for people saying a basketball player “scored the basketball,” rather than just “scored.”Bob: I think I know what’s wrong: You, an admitted non-sports journalist, are a Jock-Hater.You would have no problem if John Williams (the composer, not Hot Rod) said he was going to score the basketball. The same if your high school metal-shop teacher indicated he was going to score the basketball.What’s the real story?Dale JarvisSharon TownshipDale: The real story is that you are an extremely bright, creative person, as are all of my readers. Except for three. But that’s not important right now. What...

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