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Turning Off The TV Commentators

  • Guardian, Tuesday, December 30, 2008 2:30 PM
"It's dawned on me that not only do some sports thrive in silence, but indeed they flourish. They become things of grace and beauty. Stripped of the chatter -- most of which is gaudily decorative rather than utilitarian anyway -- we see the sports in their naked state. And they are beautiful." Steven Wells explains why he prefers watching sport on TV with the sound turned down.

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