Forget about hitting a baseball or facing a hard rubber puck whistling toward your face at 90 mph. Try being a backup quarterback in the National Football League, standing all afternoon along an NFL sideline only to be called in at a moment's notice to save your team with nary a practice throw. Succeed and your coach and teammates keep their jobs, while you get to keep your ass on the bench. Fail and heads roll because you couldn't spark a team that was down 31-6 when you entered the game. Not only the toughest job mentally in sports, of late it has become the most... More >>>
By AP/ Wideworld
Sideline sidebar: Graham (center) confers with Kannell (left) and coach Fassel.