Sports Speak Up! Readers unimpressed with Biles, ‘attention’ given to United

BYE FELICIA (Uptown Ed)!

— US Women’s Soccer Team

TOO MUCH ATTENTION for New Mexico United. This is still Lobo Town. Danny Gonzales has his work cut out for him. The opener vs. Houston Baptist aside, I guess we’ll know how much support the football program is going to receive on Sept. 11 when UNM plays NMSU at University Stadium. If 60,000 people can watch a Zozobra puppet burn in Santa Fe on September 3, would it be asking too much to get a 39,224 sell-out crowd to the stadium for a college football rivalry game in Albuquerque?

— Lobo Town Resident

REMEMBER THAT TIME when Tom Brady decided to skip the Super Bowl because “My mental is not there”? Me either.

— Brian, Ridgecrest Area

SIMONE “TAKE ME OUT, Coach” Biles can now be added to the rather impressive list of biggest chokers in sports history: Greg Norman (1996 Masters), Scott “Wide Right” Norwood (Super Bowl XXV), Bill Buckner (1986 World Series) and of course Roberto “No Mas” Duran vs Sugar Ray Leonard. With her meltdown, Simone becomes the first woman near the top of the list…

— Joel from TX

TEXAS TECH, BAYLOR, TCU, K-State, Iowa State, Kansas, West Virginia: Welcome to the Powerless 6!

— DPL

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