Posted at 04:24 PM ET, 02/17/2012

Jeremy Lin and David Brooks in limerick: Comment of the Week

Today we are launching a weekly feature derived from complicated algorithms, a rigorous scientific formula and, occasionally, a blogger’s mood swings: BlogPost’s “Comment of the Week.”

NBA sensation Jeremy Lin. Columnist David Brooks (Chris Chambers-Getty Images/David Burnett-Random House)
The first winner commented on Melissa Bell’s post Friday about how New York Times columnist David Brooks may have flubbed his column on New York Knicks superstar Jeremy Lin. This commenter got creative and won in part for putting his response in the form of a limerick. (Brooks’s column said that the biggest anomaly about Lin is that he is a religious person in professional sports; sports fans immediately cried foul.)

Here’s the winning comment, from John Dillon of New Haven, Conn.:

Religion's on basketball courts!

(Or so David Brooks now reports);

The truer anomaly

Is printing a homily

By eggheads unlettered in sports.

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