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Serious about sports at end of the Earth

Updated: November 17, 2010, 2:12 AM ET
By Benjamin Roman | Special to ESPN.com

Pop quiz: What's the sportiest continent in the world?

Nope, sorry, try again …

Answer: Antarctica.

Hang on a minute -- surely there's some mistake. Antarctica is a land of unfathomable cold, winter nights that last six months and a handful of research stations … isn't it?

It sure is. And the folks there love their sports.

Actually, it makes perfect sense. Sports are universal, as any beer league softball star, after-work golfer ...

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