TSN, for example, ran a story yesterday where several players were interviewed about why they choose not to wear helmets in warm-up. The players of course, having been drilled in how to handle the media since they were 16 years old, predictably lied to the media. The answers to the question about helmets in warm up that the TSN producer chose to highlight were essentially: "Well, I saw #99 do it, so I do it, too."
This, of course, is bullshit. And we all know it's bullshit, or rather, any of us who have ever played hockey in front of a girl know it's bullshit. The reason men primarily between the ages of 18 - 35 choose not to wear their helmets in warm-up is simple:
Because she digs it, playa.
We know the English majors/failed authors who make up the sports journalist landscape may have a hard time with the concept of 'boobies', but to not even mention the one and only reason that guys don't wear helmets during warm-ups was a little silly, TSN.
Well, about as silly as even running stories about helmets during warm-up in the first place.
Furthermore, I think