Over the course of a typical sports year, we see and hear some incredibly dumb things both on and off the field.
Tiger Woods leaves a voice mail and text message trail. Chad Ochocinco speaks (at all). Hanley Ramirez throws a temper tantrum in front of the 10,870 Marlins fans who bothered to show up. Someone in the NBA goes on Ustream.
It’s a wonderful world we live in.
As we know, it takes quite an ego to play sports professionally. The enormous amount of confidence required to go out in front of huge crowds, to feel that your performance is worth millions of dollar, has to be difficult to manage.
And sometimes, our favorite athletes’ mouths runneth over. What follows are a few instances of athletes talking when maybe (just maybe) it would have been better to shut up and play.
These are The 10 Stupidest Sports Guarantees of all time.