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Opening Arguments

The pretense continues

WNBA. Come on, does anybody really care?

Indiana beats Detroit in WNBA Eastern finals opener

Tamika Catchings had 22 points and 11 rebounds to help the Indiana Fever beat the Detroit Shock 75-65 Friday night at Indianapolis in Game 1 of the best-of-three Eastern Conference finals. Catchings set a franchise record with her fourth consecutive double-double.

They've had plenty of time to build an audience, and I'd bet half the people who do watch are only pretending to be interested. Women's tennis, I'll watch. Golf, bowling, skating, diving, you name it. But the only reason to watch a contact sport is to see how men measure up.