espnW reporter is crazy in love with roller derby
It was nearing 11 p.m., and I was speeding for home with a frozen chicken patty wedged under my freshly broken tailbone after falling while lunging after a jammer. I thought of my job covering sports, my two kids, my Ivy League adjunct position.
"Should I really do this?" I thought, as I painfully punched the clutch to shift gears. "Is roller derby really worth it?"
I'd been playing for only a few months, but it was already too late. ...
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