Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Inspiring sports story week continues with this ...

Iranian Referee Gets a Long-Awaited Call: He’s In

Adel Borghei spent Saturday at the United States Open, inside Louis Armstrong Stadium, clad in the navy blue uniform of a referee. He wore sunglasses and made line calls and blended into the background, even if this was far from a normal day at work. ...

See the whole story here, from the NYT.

Kicking Back Comments: There are many, many kudos to go around here for so many to make this happen.

Of course I could rail about the lunacy of something so simple made so complex ... but I won't, as in keeping with the week, for Mr. Borghei to be "called up" and serve his sport, cutting through all the lunacy, is to me, an inspirational story.

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