Better than ever

March 3, 2003
By Marc Connolly
When an athlete comes back from an injury, it has become both a cliché and an essential part of PlayerSpeak 101 to talk at length about how they "appreciate the game more." Well, of course that's going to happen. Take anything you love away from you and you want it more than ever.

Look at relationships. Entire sitcoms have been based on the "I took you for granted and now I want you back" premise, whether it featured Sam and Diane, Ross and Rachel or, my favorite, Dylan and Brenda/Kelly.
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