Originally Posted by OnTheWarpath58
Because they are professional athletes, and it's a business. In the FA era, a lot of these guys are friends off the field, vacation together, etc. Hell, you see them laughing and carrying on after games while still on the field.
"Rivalries" are for the fans. Nothing more.
Like Bowe and Charles getting Manning's autograph after a loss, which 73% of The Planet had no problem with.