AWESOME article. I love anything that will snipe the hell out of overblown Yankees hyperbole.
As for the season being boring, well...when your team is in a pennant "race" within your division that does not involve a battle of wins but is instead a race of "who will suck more?", you tend to become a bit disinterested yes.
Michigan against the SEC: 20-5-1 (7-3 in bowl games)
As much as I will always treasure the memories of Jose Reyes, wonder what might have been, and keep the "Joooose, Jose Jose Jose" chant going in my head, I'm not sure it would have been smart to re-sign him.