10 things I hate about you

What's not to love about a new NFL season? Well, the Sports Gal is glad you asked.

Updated: September 19, 2005, 11:45 AM ET
By Bill Simmons | Page 2

Editor's note: This article appears in the September 26 issue of ESPN The Magazine.

Know how Lou Piniella flips out during Devil Rays games? He seems calm compared with the Sports Gal's reaction after she realized the NFL season had started again. "Didn't the season just end?" she yelped. "It's like one of those monsters that won't die!"

I knew there was only one way to calm her down-by handing this column over to her. Jokingly, I offered her 800 words to describe everything ...

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