The Weirdest Things Ever Wagered on Sporting Events

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The Weirdest Things Ever Wagered on Sporting Events
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Betting and sports go together like Bill Belichick and hoodies—but sometimes, instead of just making things interesting, the wagering parties like to makes things very interesting.

To really spice up a bet, either the terms need to be out of the ordinary, or the event itself does. Just how weird can it get? We’re going to find out.

Recently, the mayors of New York City and Los Angeles made a Stanley Cup bet with nationally televised public humiliation at stake. An Olympian once agreed to wear an extremely tight, extremely neon male bathing suit to the opening ceremony.

If bets and sports go together like Bill Belichick and hoodies, then weird bets and sports go together like Rob Gronkowski and bro-isms.

Here are 15 strange wagers for your reading enjoyment.

The honorable mention goes to Brandon Spikes and Roddy White’s Twitter antics.

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