September 6, 2013 3:38 PM

Alcoa Presents Fantastic Finishes

Twenty-five years have rumbled by, but I still wait for the trumpets. Don’t you? Every single NFL game, the two-minute warning comes – “Baseball has the seventh inning stretch,” George Carlin used to say, “football has the two-minute warning” – and the game is close, and the tension builds, and the players walk to the sidelines for last instructions, and the screen goes to commercial, and where are those trumpets?Well, wait, it did not begin with trumpets

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