The Ecstasy of Defeat

Sports Reporting at Its Finest by the Editors of the Onion

by John Krewson, Seth Reiss, Mike DiCenzo, Geoff Haggerty and Brian Janosch

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The Ecstasy of Defeat
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Sports Reporting at Its Finest by the Editors of the Onion
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Featuring the very best previously published Onion sports articles, this rollicking ride through the world's most popular sports pays tribute to its major, minor and moronic players; embarassing teams; the inane sports media; and everything that makes its fans so passionate and open to ridicule. Original.

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Brett Favre, seen here looking bummed in 2010, is one of the many sports figures taking a drubbing in the new sports book from the editors of The Onion.

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