Baseball is hibernating. The NHL is willing itself out of existence. College football is winding down to the BCS Championship and bunch of other irrelevant bowl games. The NFL is about to enter the final stretch before the playoff field is settled, leaving most of the country broken-hearted (or just peeved).
So, most sports fans are left with basketball and soccer. Which is fine, but not good enough.
And, God help us, winter is just around the corner.
Jeez. There is only so much time you can spend watching SportsCenter or NFL LIVE before your brain begins to tune out the whimsical, yet insightful, musings of Trey Wingo and the absolutely deranged and unhinged shenanigans of Mark Schlereth.
What is a sports fanatic supposed to do? How about to dive head first into the weird, the bizarre and completely and awesomely random moments in sports?!
Sounds epic, yes? Some are disturbing epic, but I prefer to focus on the hilariously epic.
Can you even imagine that, just over a decade ago, if a raccoon skittered across the outfield of some tiny town's AA baseball team in the third inning, the only people who would have witnessed it would have been the butts in the seats? #Travesty
Today, it goes viral and gets a million views on YouTube. #Legendary
These are the 25 Funniest Freak Occurrences in Sports.