You ever wonder why the Tour will never be publicized on national television (for free) here in the States? It’s because we live in a country filled with ignorant meatheads like this who think cycling is for pansies and lycra should be worn only on football players.
Mr. Michael Smith‘s commentary on Johnny Hoogerland’s crash on Sunday has stirred up a bit of controversy and with good reason. Listen, if you work for the nation’s biggest sports-related news organization, don’t shit on athletes. Period. Unless they deserve it.