Things You Are Wrong About in Sports

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Things You Are Wrong About in Sports
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In the sports world, there is a very fine line between fact and fiction. 

There are so many myths and misconceptions in sports that are eventually accepted as fact, based purely on the power of endless repetition—whether it’s an athlete peddling a false narrative to promote his own image, a member of the sports media pushing his own agenda or even a sports fan talking out of his ass. 

For most of us, politics and religion are two conversation topics considered off-limits for those people we have a vested interested in not disliking. Sports come in a not-too-distant third, because there’s a similar tendency to become entrenched in a viewpoint, making it far too easy to substitute one’s own opinion for the actual truth. 

That being said, nobody knows everything—not even you. Here are a few things in sports you, or some dummy you know, are probably all wrong about. 

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