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Tale of the Tape:
Graduation vs. Ozzfest
By Nick Bakay
|You can blow a save any ol' time, but how often does Black Sabbath get back together?
Apparently that was John Rocker's logic when he chose flying to Atlanta for Ozzfest over a controversy-free start with the Cleveland Indians.
Following on the heels of Vince Carter's decision to grab his diploma over sinking a series-winning jumper in the playoffs, athletes and their off-days and free time are officially a hot topic.
Now, on the surface it would appear more valid to squeeze your commencement in between games than to blow a save because your ears are still ringing from the 12th encore.
Then again, Rocker took his chances on a regular-season game, while Carter rolled the dice with the season on the line. So, it's time to get to the bottom of extracurricular risk versus reward: Attending your graduation, attending Ozzfest. Who really had the best destination?
Let's see how they stack up at the Tale of the Tape ...
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