My appreciation for the band Queen has been documented in these pages before. A poster of the cover of their second album hangs six feet away from where I type this, and the playing of their anthem "We Are the Champions" always brings a few goosebumps. Mainly because I know that the rest of the fantastic "News of the World" album will follow, but also because it reminds us of things that we've enjoyed a part of winning before. Little League Baseball championships, beer pong tournaments, hardscrabble Scrabble victories, or your favorite team winning the NBA Finals.
From after Sunday's Game 6:
And, we're left to assume, many, many hours after Sunday's Game 6:
And from Thursday's Mavericks championship parade:
Oh, dear. You know, when you lead a team to an NBA championship, you can belt all you want.
Still, take it, boys: