If you do decide to watch the playoffs and the Super Bowl, I urge you to devote the same amount of time to supporting peace. Call friends, join organizations, send emails, write articles -- take actions that appeal to you.
To most of us modern folks, Ground Zero refers to a location in Manhattan. Some of us were physically there on 9/11; the rest of us were emotionally and spiritually close.
In Gainesville, Florida people have rallied around a message of hatred. Wouldn't it be better to speak respectfully and mindfully? What we do now makes a difference, for better or for worse.