Archimedes, Descartes, Pythagoras… Papelbon?

The face of genius

The face of genius

At the risk of generalizing about professional athletes (too late, already happened), this is why sports networks should employ them for their knowledge of a game’s mechanics, and not for their analytical skills:

“We’re 8-4 against them this season,” [Jonathan Papelbon] said about the Bombers, who begin a three-game set at Fenway Park tonight. “We beat them half the time.”

Wow.

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