The rough world of sports has always had a wacky underbelly. Buried beneath the performance-enhancing controversy and money-grubbing personalities is a realm of hilarity. Bets and humorous banter have flooded an otherwise staid atmosphere.
With Rangers reliever Joe Nathan recently being forced to dress like Tony Romo after his Giants lost to teammate Mike Adams' 'Boys, we're presented with the ideal segue to similar wreckage.
Prepare yourself for a whirling dervish of randomness full of costly wagers and belligerent hazing rituals that have epically coated professional athletics since the first caveman was seen carrying a pink "Hello Kitty" backpack during initiation.
Like preparing for a frigid pool, let's simply jump in to the 25 funniest pics of athletes paying off bets or getting ritually hazed.
In the words of Joe Pesci, "Funny how, funny like I'm a clown, I amuse you?"