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In Which Weed Against Speed Summarizes An Insightful Column In One Sentence

First of all, before I get to my brilliant, yet brief, analysis, allow me to point out that this smartass post is in no way a criticism of the fine work done here by the brilliant author of this column, Jeff Pearlman. For those of you not familiar with his work, Pearlman is one of the finest sportswriters working right now. If you haven’t had the pleasure of reading his book, The Bad Guys Won: “A Season of Brawling, Boozing, Bimbo-chasing and Championship Baseball with Straw, Doc, Mookie, Nails, The Kid, and the Rest of the 1986 Mets, the Rowdiest Team Ever to Put on a New York Uniform–and Maybe the Best, get up from your desk, quit your job, go down to the nearest bookstore and steal it (on second thought, maybe you should buy it instead).

With that out of the way, allow me to quickly and succinctly summarize this article in one brief statement:

Why the WNBA isn’t — and will never be — a popular league:

Because it’s chicks playing basketball. Poorly. Duh. And I mean that in the least chauvinistic way possible. I think.

Why the WNBA isn’t — and will never be — a popular league [SI]