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76 as im in the lead to finish the 4x4 track race my ankle goes out.

77 my friend made fun of me because I didn't win sports day but neither did he! is this ironic....

78 my mom said she doesnt play soccer or football, but how is it that the very next day she's playing soccer with my sister....

79 The one time I have time to play tennis, it rains

80 picking the fat slow kid first and the athletic jock last for school yard football...

81 Michael Jordan got cut from his high school basketball team?

82 Michael Jordan got cut from his high school basketball team.

83 Skiing was canceled on account of snow.

84 a softball coach taught us a new way to swing the bat to make the ball go further, but when she tried it the ball only made it to the pitcher's mound....

85 From the BBC - following a footballer from Ghana called Boateng, badly tackling a German player Ballack and preventing him from taking part in the World Cup.

"Ironically, Boateng could be part of the Ghana squad that will face Germany in Group D at the finals in South Africa."
http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/world_cup_2010/8684774.stm...

86 Picking up pocket kings playing online Texas Holdem only to lose to pocket aces. Then picking up the beautiful pocket aces yourself only to loose to pocket kings hitting that measly three of a kind on the river. That's (well known) poker irony...

87 footballers protect their balls?

88 boxing is called a noble sport, yet the people who do it are aggressive violent thugs...