"It breaks your heart. It is designed to break your heart. The game begins in the spring, when everything else begins again, and it blossoms in the summer, filling the afternoons and evenings, and then as soon as the chill rains come, it stops and leaves you to face the fall alone." --- Bart Giamatti, on baseball
Looks like he's outta here, says the AP: (Denver-AP) -- A team source tells The Associated Press that Colorado Avalance goaltender Patrick Roy (wah) is retiring after 18 N-H-L seasons. He leaves as, arguably the greatest goaltender in league history.