Halftime shows are meant to entertain the crowd at sporting events during breaks in the action; be it the halftime at a football or basketball game, intermission at a hockey game or during the seventh inning stretch at a baseball game.
Sports fans can get rowdy when they don't have anything to focus on, so anything that can be done to keep their attention, and prevent them from getting belligerently drunk, is probably a good thing. It even works for the audience of televised events.
Sideline interviews kill time during breaks in game play and somehow the Super Bowl halftime show, no matter how terrible it is, manages to hold 100 million people captive each year. Although, not all halftime entertainment is created equal.
Mishaps, mistakes and mind-blowing ineptitude can be seen from the high school level to the pros and everywhere in between. So let's take a look at 25 of the biggest halftime fails in sports.