Appreciating Old Athletes


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I guess it's probably just a reflection of my own autumnal age, but I find myself rooting more for an 'old' Tom Brady than my own local Seattle Seahawks, just as I used to cheer for a vintage Peyton Manning. And I really delight in seeing Leo Messi play a match, Phil Mikkelson or Tiger Woods play a great round of golf, LeBron James dominate a basketball game, or Roger Federer or Serena Williams win a tennis tournament. Rampant reverse ageism.