Following centuries of upsets, unexpected firings and unquestionable draft busts, we've discovered that sports possesses only one certainty...nothing is certain.
As we retrace a rich sports history, several scene-flooding announcements pop out. Some unfortunate, others just baffling.
But regardless of the emotional impact, these microphone proclamations sent the world into a frenzy. Like diverging heat particles, fans couldn't help but aimlessly flutter about their living rooms in angst.
Let's take a look at the 25 most shocking announcements in sports history.
But first, mic check, check.