Dec 16 2013
We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again—being a sports fan is definitely hard work.
On top of pouring blood, sweat and tears into a team or specific athlete, we drop serious coin to try and see games live and in-person, sometimes scheduling years in advance to make sure we get the best seat and prices.
While we’re not really one to complain about catching a game live, we will be one to pout when something goes against our interests, causing us to react in a way that normal humans probably shouldn’t.
There’s a lot of good things that come from sports, but these are some things that will cause some of the worst feelings.
6. Losing at the Last Second
We’re not sure what’s worse while getting hyped-up before a game, getting blown out from the beginning, squashing all hope of winning, or having the intensity, sweat-it-out feeling of watching an opponent win either on a last-second heave in basketball or football, or a walk-off in baseball.
No one wants to lose, but when it’s done in dramatic fashion, it’s like getting kicked in the balls—it hurts.
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