Sep 1, 2010, 11:10 AM EDT
There are political overtones in some international sporting events. You could feel it when Turkey played Greece yesterday — then Greek fans showed up with a banner that said “We are neighbors not enemies.” It was a chance for sport to transcend the political.
Today comes USA vs. Iran, but the Iranians are looking at this as a basketball game, not a political statement.
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