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Sports better in person, or on TV?

Originally Published: August 3, 2009
By Jim Caple | Page 2

JIM CAPLE: This is a tricky argument because it isn't a yes-no thing. Some sports are definitely better seen in person. Television doesn't begin to do hockey justice. Other sports are better seen on TV. The person lying on his couch watching golf or cycling on TV has an exponentially better idea of what's going on with the overall event than the schlub following one group of golfers or standing at some lonely stretch of road waiting for that exciting 15 seconds when the cyclists pass him.

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