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Is It Ironic That...?

1 someone watching a basketball game says "If you don't want to pass the ball, don't play point guard. Play center." And the center has the most assists on their team that game....

2 A professional baseball player is traded earlier this week and today made his debut with his new team. During the broadcast, hundreds of camera clicks could be heard on-air during every pitch, to the point where the broadcasters mentioned the camera distraction on-air. But post-game, a local sports station used a photo of him with his previous team....

3 A soccer team played American football?

4 The objectively worst player on a basketball team makes fun of his teammates for playing poorly?...

5 You refuse to lend someone your football pump to pump up their ball, then they secretly use your pump without you knowing and then you play with that same football that has been pumped up by your pump....

6 A commentator during a field goal attempt in an NFL game mentions that the kicker has not missed a field goal all year. The field goal then gets blocked, thus ruining the kickers perfect record....

7 There is a power outage at the stadium of light. (November 19 2016) (Sunderland v Hull)...

8 The soccer player planned to propose to his girl friend for the goal ceremony. But, it would be ironic if that soccer player was the goal keeper....

9 College football's Holy War (the rivalry between BYU and Utah) will be played in Las Vegas aka Sin City?...

10 Indy 500 renown singer of Back home again in Indiana Jim Nabors isn't from and has no connection to Indiana...

11 cole hamels of the philadelphia phillies was in the process of trade talks with the chicago cubs and throws a no hitter on saturday against them! And, from the team with the worst record in the mlb at the time....? 07/25/15...

12 A Sportswriter for a local team writes a piece on how bad a player is and why fans shouldn't buy into what the media is saying about them, only for fans to defend the player and start buying into it more to spite the negativity of the writer....

13 YNWA-A Liverpudlian acronym for "You'll Never Walk Alone" which makes fans sleep easier at night knowing that they're all in this together-is an anagram for YAWN....

14 If Michael Phelps were to drown in the tub

15 Michael Vick is starting for the Jets while Mark Sanchez is starting for the Eagles?...

16 I was trying to show my sister that scootering down a hill was safe but then wrecked my scooter while doing it?...

17 A soccer player only watches American football

18 I once beat a WWF wrestler..in a thumb wrestling match

19 USA made it in the worldcup but Portugal didn't

20 the Tour De France this year starts in Yorkshire?

21 In racing, the only person to win the camping world, nationwide, and sprint cup races in one weekend, is first out in the next time he has the chance to do the same thing. This was on the same track...

22 a friend of mine accused me of being a plastic (fake) football supporter yet in my opinion he supports a plastic (fake) football club?...

23 Someone who is usually very bad at cricket,scored the highest runs in the game and dominated the match...

24 that Gary Bettman was the man most responsible for getting NBA and NHL players to play in the Olympics and now wants to prevent NHL players from playing in future Olympics>...

25 Don Mazzetti plays a fool to show others their folly? (Socratic Irony?) Context: http://www.youtube.com/user/BroScienceLife/videos?flow=grid&view=0&sort=da...