Drinking Game

Most American sports are better with brewskis. Beer-league softball. Golf. Fishing. Then you've got your lower tier of "kids' games" that are suddenly adult-approved once suds get involved. Dodgeball. WhirlyBall. And now kickball -- as in the NAKAD Kickball League, sponsored by the National Athletic Kickball Adult Division.

The rules are similar to baseball, with six-inning contests, base-running, and most important, matching shirts that will get players VIP treatment at the nearby Vine Tavern following the games. There's still time to sign up for the competitive as well as the social division (which begins August 3), where you'll find yourself on co-ed teams with euphemistic names like the Bad News Beers and the Double Fisters. Just remember, a good set of beer goggles gets you to third base every time.

Wednesdays, Fridays, 6 p.m. Starts: Aug. 1. Continues through Sept. 14
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Leslie Barton
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