Only in sports could there be an issue over excellence.
Geno Auriemma’s Huskies set a record for consecutive wins, and Richard Deitsch of Sports Illustrated asks whether their dominance hurts the sport of women’s basketball. ESPN analyst Doris Burke answers his question quite correctly:
“Did anyone ask John Wooden when he was in midst of the 88-game streak, ‘Is this good for men’s college basketball?’ It didn’t happen. If they are beating your ass on a nightly basis, then get better.”