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Don DeLillo
Sports lists: People love 'em, but they cause a lot of fuss

Driving home Wednesday night after the Al Cesky Awards Banquet, I tuned my car radio to 90.5 WKHS's Ace and The Brain Show (Wednesdays, 8 to 10 p.m, a fine, commercial-free sports/music program that you should check out), and heard an obscure baseball trivia question opened to listeners, with the deejays promising an autographed picture to the first caller who offered up the correct answer. Knowing the answer, I dialed up the station fully expecting to get a busy signal, but to my surprise one of the hosts picked up after two rings. I said "hello, this is Dewey Fox, and the correct answer is: Rick Monday prevented two protesters from burning an American flag during a baseball game...

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