How to put your friends to work
March 6, 2006
By Jimmy Conrad
All of the elements were in place: A great idea (mine, of course), willingness from my national team teammates to help and a lot of time on our hands. So I sent out a mass e-mail that enthusiastically described what I wanted:
"I need your help with my article for ESPN. Let me rephrase. I need YOU to make fun of ME for a couple of lines or, as nonathletes call it, a 'paragraph.' The only stipulations are that you keep it in the framework of "A Day ...