"In yet another nod to the protection of fledgling self-esteem, an Ottawa children’s soccer league has introduced a rule that says any team that wins a game by more than five points will lose by default."Soccer...isn't that the game where guys bump into each other... fall down... and scream like little babies?
"The rule replaces its five-point mercy regulation, whereby any points scored beyond a five-point differential would not be registered." --
Hmmm... here's a thought... if Michael Ignatieff falls far enough behind in the polls... do we have to crown him King of Canada?
P.S. -- Don't miss the comments @ the National Post... I think the "league organisers" are gonna have to enter the witness protection program.