Sport: Unattainable Goal

Locked in a 1-1 tie, the New York Rangers and the Detroit Red Wings battled into the third period of one of the tightest ice hockey games of the season. Then a couple of Rangers were waved into the penalty box. Determined to score a tie-breaking goal, Detroit sent five forwards lunging down ice toward the undermanned Ranger defenses. But before a shot could be fired, the startled Red Wings scraped to a halt. All of a sudden there was nothing to shoot at. The squat goal was still there, but it was turned completely around, its open end facing...

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