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Sports are a great excuse for a gathering

Science and history tell us that humans are pack animals. I have no doubt that is true. We are naturally drawn to each other and desire person-to-person interaction. In fact, we will use any excuse to incite a gathering. The world of sports lends many opportunities for these mingling sessions. Think about it. When there’s a major sporting event we say to ourself, “Self, we need to get together with companions to watch this event.” Super Bowl Sunday has become an unofficial holiday that allows us to congregate.

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By Travis Dockery / Sports writer /

Clay County Progress

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