[aside] Five Dead Giveaways Of An Inexperienced Sports Fan

These statements are reflective of a closed mind and lack of experience in consuming sports. If you hear them, immediately begin ignoring the speaker if they’re talking sports. (1) Soccer is boring (2) the NBA is better than/worse than NCAA basketball because of blah blah blah (3) Golfers/Race Car Drivers aren’t athletes (4) Hitting a baseball is the hardest thing in sports (5) I’m rooting for so-and-so team because I have so-and-so player in my fantasy league.