While NFL Fiddles, College Football and Soccer Get Hot

For 132 days now, the National Football League and its players association have held sports fans in a state of suspended animation as to whether a pro football season will actually kick off this fall. This week the suspense has only gotten worse, as each side is reportedly only "hours away" from ratifying a new collective bargaining agreement and making a joint announcement to the people of Earth—and their imaginary fantasy league kingdoms—that life on Sunday as we know it shall continue.

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