Sport, and play, is a universal and timeless activity that likely evolved from fundamental survival needs within the animal kingdom; surely cats play to practice and hone survival skills, and who knows, maybe have a little fun in the process. Classic themes are played out in every sport, on every field, in every player, with excitement, drama, joy and sorrow in attendance. And at their best, any player may experience that moment of being in the zone, where thinking is sidelined and sensation is afield.