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Worst "Sport" to write about

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Beef03, Mar 11, 2007.

  1. Beef03

    Beef03 Active Member

    Now I am using the term sport liberally here, I don't really consider it a sport yet somehow it ends up being something I have to cover – Synchronized swimming. I have been staring at the screen for the past hour and a half, and nothing. No other quasi-sport does this to me quite so baddly. I fucking hate this sport. Would rather cover a long distance pissing competition. It is just painful.
  2. girl friday

    girl friday Member

    i've always hated wrestling. for the way macho men, especially high schoolers, go nuts at the slightest implication that they might be gay (not that there's anything wrong with that), it's all very homo-erotic to me. the holds, the unitards. it kinds gives me the heebie-jeebies.

    when i covered high schools, i'd cover anything before i would go to a wrestling match.
  3. EStreetJoe

    EStreetJoe Well-Known Member

    try writing a feature on:
    A) the Darts league some of the local bars have
    B) the big area bowling tournament

    then get back to me on bad sports to write about.
  4. audreyld

    audreyld Guest

    I think wrestling is sort of the very essence of sport, but that's an argument for another time.

    I think anything that's judged is probably not a sport. An athletic competition, sure. But not really a sport.
  5. Trouser_Buddah

    Trouser_Buddah Active Member

    As far as high school sports go, swimming and cross country were the worst for me...
  6. John

    John Well-Known Member

    I hate writing about volleyball. Actually, it's not the writing I hate, it's covering volleyball that I loathe.
  7. EStreetJoe

    EStreetJoe Well-Known Member

    only high school sports I never covered in my 15 years as a high school writer were cross country, golf, volleyball, gymnastics and fencing.
  8. Mystery_Meat

    Mystery_Meat Guest

    I think I've covered every high school sport this state has to offer. Unless some of the far-west schools do rifle or something. But I've seen it all, including golf, volleyball, lacrosse (which I'd like to see become a much bigger sport here), field hockey, gymnastics and cross country. I have seen much.
  9. "The only thing more boring than track is field."

    Read that quote in a book a long time ago and never forgot it, though I have no idea who said it.
  10. CentralIllinoisan

    CentralIllinoisan Active Member

    Apparently you haven't looked hard enough at the spandex shorts.
  11. John

    John Well-Known Member

    I believe it was in a Dan Jenkins book.
  12. Just a big book of sports quotes, if I remember correctly, that I read over and over when I was a boy ... so now I have hundreds of memorable quotes stuck in my memory without any idea who said them ...
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