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Why Do You Watch Sports?

By nathan spicer On February - 18 - 2010

I'm getting this out there right now: For a sports fan, I'm remarkably uncompetitive. Beat me at anything, and I probably won't care that much. I hear so many stories about professional athletes who try their hardest at every competitive thing they do (the common “He'll try to beat you at tiddlywinks” pronouncement).


Me? I don't care. I truly don't. The same thing applies when I'm watching sports, too. Apart from a very few select teams, I never care who wins.


This flies in the face of most sports fans I encounter; they watch to see the outcome, to see a remarkable ending in which the team they're rooting for wins. Me? I like exciting endings, too; I just don't care who's happier at the end.


I remember the Lakers-Celtics final last year. I was on a little vacation up at my mom's house, and my brother was there. Both of them refused to let me watch the series on the big plasma screen, so I recorded them a...

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