Sportswriter visits the Hub, feels inadequate - even as losers, our teams are better than his teams, he writes, adding:
Boston is the best because it has made rooting for a team its noblest civic duty. You get out on the highway and you suffer. You get into the stadium and you may suffer some more. But your suffering has meaning. It's an act of contrition. It's - and you don’t go too crazy on this word - a sort of worship.
They do it better than us. No one who's ever compared experiences can seriously argue that.