The 20 Ways to Successfully Jinx a Sports Team

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The 20 Ways to Successfully Jinx a Sports Team
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Hailing from a small town near the great city of Cleveland, I can tell you that my sports experience has been a little, well, incomplete, to say the least.

Experiencing firsthand "The Drive," "The Fumble" and "The Decision," I have yet to see any of my favorite teams hoist a championship trophy in my lifetime, and can recall plenty of times when I've truly believed to have jinxed one—or all—of them in a loss.

Some may think it's just bad luck. But if you're a true sports fan, you know that breaking routine is a perfect blame for your team getting that "L" rather than the win.

So if you're doing any of these 20 things, you might want to stop to avoid the heartache I have had for nearly 30 years.

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