NECESSARY ROUGHNESS “A Wing and a Player” Season 1 Episode 10 – Do you believe in curses? In “A Wing and a Player,” this week’s Necessary Roughness, we find out that athletes sure do and they’re willing to ruin a man’s life over a case of bad luck.
I’ve never been a big fan of mascots, except for the Florida State Chief who’s kind of hot, but the story of the Hawks’s former mascot is just sad. We find out that in the deciding play-offs game six years earlier, the team’s Hawk accidentally tripped one of the players and cost the game. A curse was born and now, on the eve of the Hawks making the playoffs again, the mascot has returned, like Freddy or Jason.
Of course, he’s just a bumbling dude with a mild case of autism, but the players and the city treat him like Typhoid Mary, until Doctor Dani is called in to deal with the situation, since she’s the only member of the team who doesn’t believe in curses. After figuring out that every bad move that prevented the team from winning in the past six years was due to their own stupidity, Dani manages to convince the team to forgive the mascot and they go on to make it into the playoffs. Huzzah! Read More...