Blog Entry

Do we really need these?

Posted on: January 28, 2009 6:29 pm

Four unnecessary sporting events, in no particular order.


  • Pro Bowl - I don´t really like any allstar game but this one is the most pointless. The players are weary and banged up after a long hard season, many are reluctant to go at all and most fans have lost interest after the Super Bowl. Just pick the teams and let that be the honor in itself.
  • Hockey world championships - Well, the best players in the world aren´t playing so how can it be a world championship? Where they are? Playing for the Stanley cup. At least change the date to, say, september so all players are available!
  • World Baseball Classic - As long as they keep playing it in the middle of the buildup to a new season this tournament will be a curiosity at best. The idea about a world baseball tournament actually is good enough to be tried properly, but again, change the date.
  • Any new College Basketball postseason tournament - With the NCAA tourney and the NIT going on at the same time, it´s simply to much to keep peoples interest up. I you haven´t made it to neither two, well, face it. You aren´t good enough to play in a postseason tournament.



Category: General
Tags: Pro Bowl, WBC
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