Want more proof that we live in one of the most diverse states in the US? Professional rugby in Texas, in the very shapely form of founding Major League Rugby’s Houston SaberCats, broke ground on a brand new stadium. Already I’m hoping for a ladies’ night promotion, pitting the Houston firefighters featured in the calendar against these SaberCat players.
I know nothing about rugby except the action looks a bit like football. Also the players dress in form-fitting shorts and don’t wear pads and helmets. And rugby players go almost non-stop for 80 minutes. My biggest complaint with American Football has always been boredom. I could have knitted a scarf during all the no-play time. [Read more…]