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50 things to change in Sports

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by DanOregon, Dec 31, 2013.

  1. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

  2. expendable

    expendable Well-Known Member

    I like No. 16: Throw a flag for unsportsmanlike whining. That "flag motion" receivers make ought to carry a 15 yard penalty.
  3. heyabbott

    heyabbott Well-Known Member

    51. You didn't shock the world.
    52. If god helped you why did god hate your opponent.
  4. Bubbler

    Bubbler Active Member

    53. Top 50 lists about things that are wrong with sports.
  5. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    54. End the multiple alphabet organizations in boxing.

    55. Start at least one World Series game in daytime.
  6. MTM

    MTM Well-Known Member

    56. Outlaw sack dances and other defensive celebrations if your team is down by 14 points or more
  7. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    Allow them, but while they are in progress, all personal foul rules against the opponents are completely void.
  8. HandsomeHarley

    HandsomeHarley Well-Known Member

    * Electronic ball-strike indicators in Major League Baseball, similar to how tennis uses the fault call. I'm sick of "special" pitchers and large-market teams getting larger strike zones.

    * A taunting penalty for every player who hovers over a prone player after a tackle. You're fucking paid to tackle. Stop acting like you made a tremendous play.

    * After the final day of the NFL, re-seed the teams based on record. It's idiotic that a 12-4 team has to travel to play an 8-7-1 team on the road.

    * Reorganize all major colleges into conferences of 16 teams, with two divisions of 8 teams each -- based on geography (insomuch as some conference may come up short). Each division winner plays for the conference title. Each conference champion makes the bowl tournament to determine the nation champion.

    * Get rid of the AP poll. I'm tired of unranked teams remaining unranked after defeating a top-15 team, while the top-15 team rarely moves down. AP writers are biased, and for the most part, stupid.

    * No more high school sports on national television. These kids are under enough pressure, without exploiting them to the world.

    * Private schools in every state must compete in their own private leagues and state tournaments. Sick of seeing small-town Podunk dominate until making the regional or state tournament, only to be thrashed by a private school that recruits players.

    * Instant replay should be used more extensively in all major sports. Too many biased and stupid officials.

    That's just a few off the top of my head.
  9. outofplace

    outofplace Well-Known Member

    24. No Viagara/Cialis commercials may air before 9 p.m.

    This really needs to be a rule. I'd like to be able to watch a football game with my 10-year-old without her asking me those types of questions.

    49. Ignore those who disparage soccer as a sport that's too slow or too Eurocentric. It's a World Cup year, Americans. Watch until you get it.

    The first part of this one is just fine. The second part? Fuck you. Plenty of Americans get soccer and still don't like it. Suggesting that they don't like it only because they don't understand it properly is rude, arrogant and flat-out wrong.
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