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Dead Heat
Ben Reiter
July 09, 2012
Call it the Lull—that summertime stretch in which the big four sports are limited to just baseball. In 2012 it started after Miami's NBA Finals win on June 21, and it will stretch until the Cowboys-Giants NFL opener on Sept. 5. Now the good news: A look back shows us that the Lull is shrinking. Good news, that is, unless you're an athlete.
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July 09, 2012

Dead Heat

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Call it the Lull—that summertime stretch in which the big four sports are limited to just baseball. In 2012 it started after Miami's NBA Finals win on June 21, and it will stretch until the Cowboys-Giants NFL opener on Sept. 5. Now the good news: A look back shows us that the Lull is shrinking. Good news, that is, unless you're an athlete.

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