Games set quite an X-ample

Move over, NBA, NFL and MLB. Page 2's Eric Neel says mainstream sports could learn a lot from the Winter X Games.

Updated: February 1, 2003, 4:52 PM ET
By Eric Neel | Page 2 columnist

Editor's Note: Eric Neel isn't really an "extreme guy," but Page 2 sent the columnist to the Winter X Games in Aspen, Colo., to cover the event from an outsider's point of view. Here's his report from the second day of competition:

Mainstream is just a word for the way things always have been -- just a middle-of-the-road, tow-the-line thing, a front for the Man serving up the same warmed-over slop he did yesterday and expecting you to say, "thank you sir, may I have another?"

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