Friday Sports Funny: Raining 3’s in a Basketball Game

Today’s Friday Sports Funny once again lampoons the obvious by bringing to a life the overused basketball cliche of “raining 3’s!” In the comic, a huge umbrella appears to be protecting a group of defenders from an onslaught of 3 … Continue reading

Friday Sports Funny: These Guys Own the Paint

Today’s Friday Sports Funny brings to life the oft overused sports cliche “these guys own the paint!” When a basketball announcer reports that guys own the paint, you know exactly what he means. Your mind immediately conjures up images very … Continue reading

Friday Sports Funny: Clever Quote From FIFA Footballer George Best

“Maradona good. Pele better. George Best.” ~ painted on a mural in Belfast, Northern Ireland This funny, but clever quote is written on a wall to memorialize George Best, Northern Ireland’s flamboyant FIFA international footballer. George Best was also known … Continue reading

Friday Sports Funny: There’s No “I” in Team

Today’s Friday Sports Funny – there’s no “I” in team – brings to life one of my favorite sports cliches. The well known cliche may be old and overused. However, if you’ve ever played team sports, you’re certainly aware of … Continue reading

Friday Sports Funny: NBA Icon Wilt Chamberlain’s Quote

Today’s Friday Sports Funny recalls one of my favorite sports quotes from NBA Icon Wilt Chamberlain. “Nobody ever roots for Goliath.” ~ Wilt Chamberlain’s response to how basketball fans often treated him Wilt’s incredible dominance as an NBA player prompted … Continue reading

Friday Sports Funny: Clean Sheet in Soccer

Today’s Friday Sports Funny features the “clean sheet” in soccer. That’s because no other sport flaunts its language with the poetic depictions and eccentric expressions like international football. Whether it’s a bookable offense for wayward defending, bringing one’s side level … Continue reading

Friday Sports Funny: Shot Themselves in the Foot

Whether in NFL, NCAA or even high school football games, players can fail to perform their best when making ill-advised decisions.

Rather than merely losing a game, they also suffer from knowing they were responsible for inflicting harm on their own team.

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Friday Sports Funny: NFL Blue Collar Teams

The Pittsburgh Steelers, Chicago Bears, and Green Bay Packers are traditionally recognized as NFL blue collar teams. They perennially field squads that embody the strong work ethic of their fans.

Plus, blue collar teams in the NFL have traditionally played smash mouth football. They regularly run the ball off tackle and boast stout, aggressive defenses.

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Friday Sports Funny: Time to Step Up

Whether you call it crunch time or gut check time, no explanation is necessary for this cliche.

All sports fans know that at critical junctures, a team needs to step up their game. When there’s a huge championship trophy at stake, players need to rise up to meet the challenge.

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Friday Sports Funny: Stole Play from Other Team’s Playbook

Stealing a play out of another team’s playbook helps describe how a team successfully anticipates what its opponent plans to do on the playing field, and then capitalizes on it.

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