CONGRATULATIONS BROOKS LAICH!
It was so refreshing to see the list of this year's Sports Illusrated Sportsman of the Year nominees. No Brett Favre. No Tiger Woods. No Derek Jeter. Many of the nominees are great athletes, however, not known as "superstars" or play the "popular" sport. Kudos to Sports Illustrated for honoring athletes outside the box.
They say that things happen for a reason so thanks to Mary Ann and Lorraine Wangemann for getting a flat tire and Dan Steinberg for telling us about it. And of course, thanks to Brooks Laich for being your kind self to stop and help folks in need of assistance. It appears that "paying it forward" earned Laich the nomination.
CAPS FANS LIKE LAICH! Good luck Brooks. Sports Illustrated will announce the winner on November 30.
Brooks signing autographs for fans
Brooks Scoring Goal
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