Imagine that under some bizarre set of circumstances, a local high school football team is forced to compete against the New England Patriots. Imagine further that the victory stakes for these teenagers are enormous, perhaps even life or death. Let’s complete this nightmare situation with an understanding that the NFL team will not let up one inch. They will play full throttle, no holds-barred, and they will hit – hard.
If you are the coach, the superintendent, or the mayor – what would you do? Any thoughts of calling this ridiculous mismatch off must be forgotten; the game will be . . .