Skip to comments.The 50 worst sports ideas ever
Posted on 04/25/2002 8:30:03 PM PDT by anncoulteriscoolEdited on 07/12/2004 3:38:30 PM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]
Like leisure suits and the Ford Pinto, it was an idea to suit its era.
Which is to say, surpassingly ill-conceived. On a warm summer evening in 1974, the attendance-starved Cleveland Indians held their first — and last — "10-Cent Beer Night," a celebration of life, bad baseball and ludicrously cheap suds.
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Timeouts = commercials. Nuff said.
Following a 1994 argument, Lopes, a member of the pop group TLC, set fire to the home she shared with her football-playing boyfriend. (For good measure, the inebriated Lopes smashed a few of Rison's cars on the way out). Undaunted, the couple announced plans to marry last summer; in a utterly unpredictable development, the wedding was later called off.
Looks like Rison can discontinue the extra insurance he had taken out on his house & cars.
The Ricky Williams Draft Day Trade
Forget Mike Ditka's insufferable bluster, Williams' subsequent social anxiety disorder, the New Orleans Saints wasting their entire 1999 draft on a player who's now in Miami. Thanks to this deal, America was subjected to a magazine cover featuring Ditka in dreads and Williams wearing a wedding dress. 'Nuff said.
Somebody is pretty bored to pull this old thread out of the hat.
But I would say in order to bring things up to date I would add the COT.
Why bring this thread back from the dead?
That must be me.
That’s one of the great things about FR. A lot of great classic threads we’ve never had the opportunity to read.
We need to get you a hobby. ;-P
Nah...hockey is cool!
Liberalism is the transformation of mankind into cattle.
Thugball going by the name of “football”!
You actually enjoy watching a pitcher try to get a bunt down...and popping up or fouling out?
Needs more fights and goals in hockey. 2-1 scores are just boring. **ck offsides.
“Lawn Dart Jousting on BMX Bikes With No Helmets After Drinking”
Maybe if it had been WHILE drinking it would have caught on. Either way, I like it.
I’ve always thought that the Amercia’s Cup could be a much better sport. All they need to do is add canons. Now THAT, my friend, would be worth Pay for View.
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