The reason I *tried* rooting for the Texas Rangers is that manager Ron Washington is not only from New Orleans but still lives here in the off-season. Having to stare at former President Beavis during the games ended my brief attempt at sports detente with Texas.
I still really like Wash and it turns out he swears even more than Jude or Athenae: his potty mouth is of Swearingenesque proportions. Wash’s game 7 pep talk to his team is a motherfucking classic as the man himself would say. Warning, do not listen to this at work or in the presence of wee chirren: