Sports Traditions That Need to Go

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Sports Traditions That Need to Go
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Traditions are the bedrock of organized sports.

The chants, cheers and symbolic events player and fan bases love are what make sports more than just plain old entertainment, and separate sports nuts from the wine connoisseurs and book club creatures of the world. 

Traditions are taken seriously in the world of sports, but that doesn’t mean all sacred cows are created equal.

Truth be told, there exists a number of recurring activities fans and players partake in that just don’t make sense or add anything to the game.

The following is a list of those kind traditions—the played out, the questionable and the nonsensical.

And it's time to show them the door.

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