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Why I'd rather watch Zac Efron than the Denver Broncos

Eddie Royal was bummed during Sunday's faceoff with Miami, even though he had a better game than most of his teammates.

On Sunday, the Denver Broncos had a home game against the Miami Dolphins -- a team they should have beaten like the presidential candidate for the Prohibition Party. But after catching five minutes of the first quarter, I knew as surely as I know my own phone number that they were going to lose. So instead of suffering through the agony to come, I went with my two daughters and my wife to see High School Musical 3: Senior Year -- and while it wasn't exactly a work of genius, it was a helluva lot more fun than watching the Broncos come up on the short end of a 26-17 final score.

Sorry, Jay Cutler. You took it in the shorts from Zac Efron, too. In a manner of speaking. -- Michael Roberts

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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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