The indifference of Beckett, Lester, and Lackey in a time of crisis can be seen in what team sources say became their habit of drinking beer, eating fast-food fried chicken, and playing video games in the clubhouse during games while their teammates tried to salvage a once-promising season. — “Inside the collapse,” Boston Globe, October 12, 2011
As someone who worked for five years in an office with an X-BOX and a roster of coworkers who lived for ordering takeout and eating candy, I can say with authority that there are times to eat fried chicken and play video games, and there are times when you have to act like an adult. Otherwise, stuff doesn’t get done, you let down your team, and you LOSE. Cripes.