Ralph Morrow's - "Armchair Comment"
Sunday, November 11, 2012
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Take a personal day? Not athletes of yore

There was a day -- OK, the good, old days -- when athletes never missed a game, maybe practices, too, for personal reasons.

That went for college, pro, even sports writers. I know of one sports columnist who missed the births of both his daughters because the northern-based writer was covering Spring Training in Florida.

No, it wasn't I. I was present and...

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