How the outdoors and other sports contrast

It's possible that something amazing will happen every time the hunter or fisherman suits up.

Updated: June 3, 2005, 8:00 PM ET
By Taylor Wilson | Special to ESPN Outdoors.com

Ever thought about how the outdoors contrasts with the other sports?

I have.

For a time in my life, I was on an official sports staff at a weekly newspaper and often had to argue the value of outdoor coverage to our readers as opposed to more traditional team sports.

Of course, I was prioritizing with folks who cover the "ball" sports — as in football, baseball, basketball, softball, soccer and even golf.

Though they looked at me suspiciously from time to time, deep ...

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How the outdoors contrasts with the other sports