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Wile E. (Phoenix) Coyotes and Road Runner vs. the Acme of Pro Sports Leagues

Published by on May 10, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NHL

The Phoenix Coyotes and Jerry Moyes, their team owner, who made a fortune with Swift Transportation, are in a big battle with the NHL which some see as a comic opera.

It reminds me of my favorite cartoon show, with Wile E. Coyote and the Road Runner.

The cartoon characters from Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies followed the laws of cartoon physics and they appear to apply here, too.

For example, the Road Runner has the ability to enter the painted image of a cave, while the Coyote cannot (unless there is an opening through which he can fall).

That describes the ownership issue pretty precisely.

Sometimes, however, this is reversed, and the Road Runner can bust through a painting while...

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