There's No Sleeping in Sports

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There's No Sleeping in Sports
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Wake up! Up I say, you cads!

We've got a game to win, men! And we're not going to bring home the brisket with half our roster passed out in the media room.

There's a time and a place to dream about trekking through the Rockies alongside the animal cast of Homeward Bound, and that time is not nowWhile infinitely wise and inexhaustible in his perseverance, Shadow will not help us beat State! 

We must guard ourselves against lethargy, men—as sleep is a coy mistress. It creeps up on you at odd times and leaves you bent over in public places.

As Jameis Winston once said, "I asked my team: 'Are you sleeping?' They said 'We're sleeping if you're sleeping.' I said 'We're sleeping, then.'" I believe that's how it went. 

Regardless, falling asleep with cameras around can leave you in strange and compromising positions. The following are sports figures and fans who dozed off under...unique...circumstances. Take in their follies and learn from their lessons.

There is rest for the weary, just not on live television, you jagaloons.

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