The Tens don’t quite have the same ring to them as other decades, do they? Perhaps it is because they’re still underway (for a few more hours at least), so fresh that there simply hasn’t been any time to get nostalgic about them.
Maybe it’s just a numbers hierarchy kind of thing: the Sixties, the Seventies, and the Eighties having a greater pull on our psyche just as a result of being bigger figures. Or maybe I’m just getting old.
Regardless, in sports, the 2010s allowed for a feast of moments that made us go “wow.” And because while we were watching sports, others were conceiving formerly unthinkable new technologies, we were able to follow our exclamations of surprise and