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3. Sunday Afternoons
All week, Frank and Bob have been looking
to Sunday afternoon. That is when their favorite
team, the Philadelphia Eagles, plays their first game
the season. The Eagles have a new coach,
many new, young, and talented players. Football can
a very unpredictable game, with weather, injuries, referees,
luck all affecting the outcome of the game.
top of that, new players and coaches may
some time to learn to work as a
For almost a decade now, Frank and Bob
watched Eagles games together. They met through work,
their friendship continues even though Frank left the
a few years back. Their wives have become
and sometimes even join them for the games.
their sons were still young, they used to
just as excited about these Sunday afternoons. Now
high school, they'd rather hang out with their
than their fathers. Nonetheless, Frank and Bob have
up their friendship and this tradition, and couldn't
of a better way to spend Sunday afternoons.
week, they will be watching the game at
's house, who is anxious to show off the
sound system he installed in his basement. As
walks up the driveway, carrying a pack of
favorite beer, Bob walks out to meet him,
dressed in Eagle's uniform. After some playful punching,
come together for a quick embrace. Once inside,
are greeted by the familiar sounds of the
-game show. It's going to be a great season!