If you're like us, you're frustrated by the public's obsession with sports. Most people are so interested in sports that they expect everyone to love football, baseball, and hockey. They expect us to know how to respond when they corner us with the ubiquitous "how 'bout them dawgs?". They think that a man who doesn't love sports is less than a man, that a person who doesn't follow football or baseball or whatever is somehow not a true citizen. Sports are even considered to be so essential that it's thought that even children must particpate in them to grow up "normal".
But from our point of view, we don't understand how otherwise rational people can devote themselves to a mere game. We don't understand why it's accepted as normal for grown men to collect baseball cards and worship other men. We don't understand how an overweight, beer-swilling sports fan can somehow share credit for a team's "win". And we don't understand why, when the vast majority of us are not athletes, we support this idiocy. For your reading pleasure we have posted a number of essays that point out the fallacy of sports. We hope you enjoy them.
|The Superficiality and Naivete of Physical Education||
Being A Gay High School Football Player
by Coach Eric Gumby Anderson
|The Reasons People Are Beginning to Hate Sports|
|Down With Team Sp0rts!||Teamwork?||Don't Say It|
|Why I Hate Sports||Dissecting Columbine's Cult of the Athlete||Five Strikes --You're Out!|
|Sports Fans||Sports||If it's Sports, He's Batting .000|
|Australian Sports||A Brainless Dunk||I Hate Sports!|
|Why Liking Sports is Bad||Sports Suck!||Sports Are Stupid|
|Origins of Football||I Hate the Superbowl so much I should have a Girlfriend||
Football and Real Life
By Geordie Glenn