They're dirty, noisy and ungrateful—and that's just the tip of the awful iceberg when it comes to adult sports fans.
We overanalyze everything, whine about parking and somehow still have the gall left over to complain about the stadium music. Suffice it to say, growing up doesn't ruin sports, but it tends to complicate matters.
Before we grew up and bought briefcases full of cynicism, enjoying sports was effortless. You cheered on the team, grubbed for souvenirs and felt lucky to be so close to greatness. There were no wry fantanking jokes and no sweating the point spread, just love and admiration for the game and the heroes who played it.
Kid sports fans are the best, and here's why we could all take a cue from our teams' youngest supporters.