Ace In The Hole

Two NFL owners sat in the press box. Brighton’s team was a perennial power.

Miller said, “Our quarterback leads the league.”

Brighton smiled contentedly.

“We’ve got the Defensive MVP!”

Brighton blew smoke rings.

“What about you?”

Brighton smiled. “We’ve got the referees.”
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About EagleAye

I like looking at the serious subjects in the news and seeking the lighter side of the issue. I love satire and spoofs. I see the ridiculous side of things all the time, and my goal is to share that light-hearted view.
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13 Responses to Ace In The Hole

  1. joetwo says:

    I remember an Arthur C Clarke story from the fifties it was about football in Central America and two countries playing a game against each other every year. While one side would host the other would choose the referee. It had a great quote “Last year we played so badly even our ref couldn’t save us!”
    Good story.

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    • EagleAye says:

      Haha! Arthur C. Clarke is one of my faves. In reality, the “Football War” between Honduras and El Salvador ostensibly began after an incident during a soccer game. Some of the Scifi writers are true visionaries. Thanks so much, Joe! πŸ™‚

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  2. mandibelle16 says:

    Haha. Yes the ‘referees’ the guys who’ll make calls in our favour; most important! Well done.

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  3. luckyjc007 says:

    Apparently that is all they needed…a few bodies and the referees! Equals…WIN for them. πŸ™‚

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  4. Lyn says:

    Who dares wins…even if it’s only to dare bribing the refs πŸ™‚

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  5. d3athlily says:

    Haha so true! Many a grand final over here seems to be won by bad referee calls. ☺

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  6. Jen says:

    ha, nice!!

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  7. Exactly why I don’t watch basketball are the weird calls

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