I was all set to read this Mike Lupica column about Michael Phelps with the headline "Michael Phelps and Roger Federer join ranks of Babe Ruth, Michael Jordan as greatest in history of their sport" to see what Mikey had to say. Then I saw the picture. And then I read the first sentence.
There are always the sudden, dazzling stars like 16-year old Gabby Douglas, who won gold medals and hearts in London, who tried to win the whole Olympics at the same time, because somebody always does that, walks away not just with medals but the whole thing in the end.
Then, when the bolts in my brain stopped bouncing around, I stopped reading and looked back at the picture. Look at MJ and the Babe. So ashamed.
Maybe these guys all belong on the Mt. Rushmore of Sports or Whatever—it's an open debate. But this photoshop is unquestionably on the Mt. Rushmore of Terrible and Nonsensical Photoshops.
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