Then this, in Dominque Manotti's novel Rough Trade:
Police Inspector Daquin has just interviewed a powerful man at an exclusive golf club. The powerful man has urged discretion, equating his own business interests with France's national interest, to which Daquin responds on his way back to the office: "People who play golf are capable of anything."
Come to the defense of sports, readers. What are your favorite uses of or references to sports in crime fiction?
© Peter Rozovsky 2009