Being a sports fan in today's day and age isn't an easy task.
Whether we're covering our faces with more makeup than Liza Minnelli or skipping out on family functions to watch our beloved team play in a preseason game, being a sports fanatic is a taxing lifestyle.
But like anything else in life, there are certain rules that true sports fans should never, under any circumstance, violate.
Think of this list as a modern-day rulebook to sports fandom. Follow these guidelines and you should be able to stay on the straight and narrow.
Break these rules and you'll be forced to watch The Bill Engvall Show on DVD while being duct-taped to steel chair in the middle of a dilapidated shed.
All right, maybe it won't be that grandiose of a punishment, but you get the point.
It's now time to start the slideshow below and check out 10 things that no sports fan should ever do.