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26 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>...

27 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...

28 athletic competitions offer one of the very best venues for earning some of life's most important lessons; but life's most important lessons don't require victories, many are best taught in defeat....

29 I got knocked unconscious at soccer training and then on the news it talks about brain injuries from sports and I was just thinking about it?...

30 The Designated Hitter goes 0 for 8 at the plate with 5 or 6 strikeouts, but deep in extra innings he has to be used as an emergency pitcher and does so effectively by pitching 2 scoreless innings and getting the win....

31 the winter Olympics are being held in Russia and there's bad snow?

32 a quarterback tries to throw a last-minute touchdown pass, but it's intercepted ... by a defensive back who, in his high school career, caught a last-minute touchdown pass from the same quarterback....

33 Alexis gets a spinal injure (and don't know that we will not walk again) during a charity rugby match to spinal injured players....

34 the third baseman trips the runner in order to keep the runner from scoring, although the very act of tripping causes the scoring run?...

35 Some people complain certain poorly performing or lesser supported NFL teams are not shown on TV during the regular season but then when those very teams are given air time the very same people state the absurdity of showing them because they are poor or have a low support base....

36 Is it ironic that the St Louis Cardinals lost their last game (game 7) of the 2012 National Leauge Championship Series 0-9 but won the their last game (game 6) of the 2013 National Leauge Championship Series 9-0. In other words is it ironic they lost 0-9 last year and won 9-0 this year of just a coincidence?...

37 a baseball player for the San Franciso Giants is homophobic?

38 I was afraid of water when I was younger, but now I am a swimmer.

39 although he is not a home run hitter, he hit 3 home runs tonight.

40 The 5k "Electric Run" was canceled due to lightning.

41 the #1 on my list for equipment failures for a bike trip happened

42 A shirt reading 'Don't let cancer steal second base"

43 I think the name of the Washington Redskins should be changed but I am a Florida State Seminole fan?...

44 Our dry ski slope is closed today .... Because of snow !

45 A hockey game was canceled because of snow.

46 ...Andre Agassi, considered by many to be the greatest tennis player of all time, actually despised the game of tennis....

47 Hey! We're Syracuse. We like the snow. And yet we play in a dome. #PinstripeBowl...

48 American football is played with your hands?

49 someone knows nothing about basketball, yet coaches an undefeated team?...

50 Stuggle to get selected for a team untill the point you want to retire and then everyone wants you?...