They can have the Pro Bowl. They can confiscate our homemade signs and face paint.
Sports fans are tough, and we’re used to adapting to changing times. Female fans deal with the purse bans, and we all accept the security pat-downs and rule changes because our love for the team trumps all.
Some things are worth fighting for, however. There are parts of the game that fans love and cannot do without. They’re our favorite things, and big or small, we’d be hard-pressed to feel the same about the game if they up and vanished from the stadium.
From fat man celebrations to cherished rivalries, the following are 15 things sports fans can’t live without.