What a difference
a day can make. Yesterday after the game I was cackling maniacially,
skorfing down a bloody burger and
a Bloody Mary, watching Monster Truck Mashup on cable and searching through
my little black book for ex-girlfriends’ phone numbers (no consorting
with NY during Sox-Yanks playoff series).
Tonight I feel funereal and listless, ready to pull on my bunny jamies
and climb into bed to watch "The Golden Girls" on Lifetime.
It’s testosterone deprivation! Who knew? It turns out that when a fan’s
team loses, he can lose up to 40% of his testosterone, compared to a
fan whose team wins! Its been scientifically proven, by James M. Dabbs
Jr., professor of psychology at Georgia State University.
"A 1994 study of male soccer fans watching the Brazil-Italy World
Cup finals found that testosterone levels increased between 15 and 20
in the Brazil fans after Brazil won, and dropped by similar amounts in
the Italian fans.
These changes affect both genders. Sociology professor Allen Booth of
Pennsylvania State University has tested female rugby players and found
that, prior to a game, their testosterone levels rose an average of 24
That must explain why so many of the women in Sports Bars have moustaches.
from the Boston