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Take Numb Out of November With Neutral Site

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Watching the Kansas City Chiefs and Pittsburgh Steelers slog it out in the rain Monday night was a blast. Heinz Field was a gloriously sloppy mud pit—resembling conditions for the Bears and Texans in Chicago on Sunday night—with temperatures in the low-30s and a driving rain that turned the turf to mush.

 

All the football in fabulously bad weather reminded me of what Patrick Hrubry wrote for The Atlantic a few weeks ago, when he warned that the World Series was going to Hell. Or, even worse, to Florida.

Railing against baseball's greed, Hruby claimed that MLB's ever-expanding postseason will inevitably push the World Series deep into November, even past Veteran's Day, meaning the games will likely have to be played under a dome or in a...

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