Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 1/28/13
End of the Superman Era in B.C. As I write this with tears in my eyes, looking at the picture of a green #81 jersey posted on Facebook by Geroy Simon himself, I feel many things. I feel sadness, anger, shock, and a sense of betrayal. Growing up attending all home games of the B.C. Lions and idolizing Simon since I was a preteen, I have this feeling of abandonment coming over me. It’s like a father walking out on his family. I know that’s a fairly extreme analogy, but that’s how it feels for a true fan of the team and it’s most famed player of all time. There’s anger on a few levels, or maybe it’s more like disappointment. Here are the five things that really bug me, and likely thousands of other Superman fans. Saskatchewan As if it’s not bad enough our beloved all star player gets suddenly and unexpectedly traded, but he goes to Riderville!? The colour green already invokes a sense of anger when I see it, and now that the B.C. Lion I idolized for over a decade will be dawning one of...
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