Commentary: Sports as Seen in Cicada Years Commentator Frank Deford is tired of summing up each year's sports highlights in top 10 lists. Instead, he suggests looking at sports history the way this summer's cicadas do: in 17-year cycles.
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Commentary: Sports as Seen in Cicada Years

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Commentary: Sports as Seen in Cicada Years

Commentary: Sports as Seen in Cicada Years

Commentary: Sports as Seen in Cicada Years

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Commentator Frank Deford is tired of summing up each year's sports highlights in top 10 lists. Instead, he suggests looking at sports history the way this summer's cicadas do: in 17-year cycles.