25 Terrible Examples of Sportsmanship

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25 Terrible Examples of Sportsmanship
Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

A hip check here, a rib poke there—that's all fine and well. 

A dash of competitive jockeying never killed anyone.

But when athletes abandon all human empathy and begin playing the game with a break-their-necks-and-burn-the-village mentality, they hurt themselves, their team and everyone around them.

This list contains some of the most egregious examples of poor sportsmanship we’ve seen. And as one would imagine, there’s no shortage of examples to chose from, so I decided to go with a mix of the old classics and some lesser known and newer examples. 

And while it’s far from exhaustive, it’s even further from pretty. It’s 25 terrible examples of sportsmanship, and it’s a crying shame we even have to deal with them.

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