Pure Fantasy

Well, it was a team effort and I guess it took every player working together to lose this one.
– Doug Remer, Baseketball

It began Dec. 13, 2010. Three hundred and ninety eight days later, it ended.

Last Sunday, Team 9450 lost its head-to-head match-up in fantasy basketball, ending my 16-week winning streak. The streak included one league championship and spanned two seasons.

I texted my buddy Kev to break the bad news. I needed some support. Some words of encouragement from a best friend who understood my pain, my loss.

“It happened. I finally lost in fantasy. It’s over.”

“Good,” he texted back 45 minutes later. “Nobody cares.”

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