George Carlin, in his classic comic comparison of baseball and football, used the differing language of the two sports to contrast their spirits – the harsher-sounding helmet vs. the more benign cap, gridiron vs. park, penalty vs. error.
Hester is founding director of the award-winning, multi-media NYCity News Service at the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism. He is the former City Editor of the New York Daily News, where he started as a reporter in 1992. Follow him on Twitter.
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