Originally written on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 1/31/13
I’m a die hard Jets fan. As a die hard Jets fan, I have learned to hate all things associated with the Patriots organization. From Belichick’s hoodies and sour disposition, to the constant media love for all things Tom Brady, you get tired hearing about anything related to New England. However Rob Gronkowski has always been a guy I kind of liked: he’s a goof, genially a nice guy, and he’s always amazing on the field. Much like Youkilis and Pedroia, there are just some Boston athletes that New Yorkers respect. So when I heard the following story on Gronk today, it didn’t surprise me. In fact, I welcomed hearing a warming story concerning a player for a team I despise. For weeks we’ve heard nothing but Te’o jokes, deer antlers, Ray Lewis crying over getting called a phony and anything Dwight Howard. After all of that, I love getting an opportunity to step away from all the nonsense and read something like this: As he was leaving the CBS section of Radio Row, he ran into a small child selling lemonade. The kid asked him to purchase a drink, and he did just that. Except that he paid a [...]
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