My life as Alex Smith

Originally Published: October 18, 2011
By Asher Roth | Special to ESPN.com

Sports. Oh, sports.

Such an unfortunate obsession. Great for high stress levels and weekly letdowns but hardly any help keeping my girlfriend happy. Why do I care so much about something I have no control over?

Sure, the San Francisco 49ers have a higher win percentage when I wear my Ronnie Lott jersey. And of course it matters who's with me and where I'm sitting in the living room. But few things mean more to us beer-drinking, number-donning brutes than a W on game ...

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