Or the time the web went down on the 2013 ACC Baseball Event in Durham, North Carolina.
“His web wouldn’t work,” Ramspacher recalled. “And he’s calling over all these web guys to determine it out. And naturally, he’s referring to them as a ‘Sack o’ Moes.’ In the meantime, seven innings have handed, and I don’t know if Doug even lined the sport, he was so obsessive about the web and these guys working on the web.
“And he’s taking photos of the blokes working on the web, posting them to Twitter and all these things. He’s strolling round in sandals and displaying everyone the advance to his bunion on his foot. I’m laughing in any respect of this.”
All of them have been. That’s simply what occurs whenever you’re round Doug.
“Sportswriting was his job, however sportswriting was additionally sort of his entryway to ‘all types of yucks,’ as he would put it,” Ramspacher stated. “That all the time made video games and occasions a lot extra enjoyable for individuals on the UVa beat.”
The individuals he lined seen that, too.
“His colleagues like him,” UVa basketball coach Tony Bennett stated. “They poke enjoyable at one another, however but there’s a good-natured relationship. And I watch that. To me, that’s a extremely cool high quality.”
Doug’s spouse, Beth, has achieved the mathematics. In line with her calculations, Doug has pushed 383,760 miles to and from Charlottesville simply to cowl soccer and basketball alone. That doesn’t rely the tens of hundreds of miles he’s logged to and from highway video games and non-UVa assignments.