5 Things for Non-Baseball Sports Fans To Do Now that Basketball Is Over

Austin BrinesContributor IIJune 13, 2011

5 Things for Non-Baseball Sports Fans To Do Now that Basketball Is Over

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    MIAMI, FL - JUNE 12:  NBA Commissioner David Stern presents the Larry O'Brien trophy to the Dallas Mavericks founder Don J. Carter next to team owner Mark Cuban after the Mavericks won 105-95 against the Miami Heat in Game Six of the 2011 NBA Finals at Am
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    Now that basketball is over, everyone who has no interest in baseball is at a loss. There aren't many sports choices available with the next one coming up in limbo (NFL). A sports' fans' life is going to be miserable for the next few months.

    So, what should sports' fans do for the time being? This slideshow will give you some ideas.

Become a Lawyer for the NFL

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    MINNEAPOLIS, MN - MAY 17: NFL players' lawyers Jeffrey Kessler, James Quinn and Barbara P. Berens walk with former NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith after leaving court ordered mediation at the U.S. Courthouse on May 17, 2011 in M
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    With this undercover job, you could help stop the lockout and bring back football. Anyone looking for a chance to be a superhero should definitely think about saving the NFL world. At least it will be more exciting than watching the Pittsburgh Pirates vs. the Chicago Cubs.

Watch Baseball

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    10 May 1997:  Groundskeeper takes a nap during game between the New York Yankees and the Kansas City Royals at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York.  The Yankees won the game 3-2. Mandatory Credit: Al Bello  /Allsport
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    Just kidding.

    Want to keep everyone on their toes.

Find Yourself a TV Show to Watch Every Week

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    KANSAS CITY, MO - SEPTEMBER 14:  American Idol winner David Cook sings the National Anthem prior to the start of the game between the Oakland Raiders and the Kansas City Chiefs on September 14, 2008 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo b
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    Without sporting events to watch every night, you will need something to do. Find a TV show you love and watch it weekly or on Netfilx. This will help you get through the next few months.

Watch ESPN Classic

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    10 Jun 1998:  Michael Jordan #23 of the Chicago Bulls in action during the NBA Finals Game 4 against the Utah Jazz at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois.  The Bulls defeated the Jazz 86-82. Mandatory Credit: Jonathan Daniel  /Allsport
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    Watching classic sporting events is the greatest alternative to actually watching current sporting events. You can keep yourself entertained for the next few months with the classics. Nothing wrong with old, great, exciting games of any sport.

Watch SportsCenter's Non-Stop Lockout Coverage

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    ST. LOUIS, MO - JUNE 3: Theodore Olson, lawyer for the National Football League Players Association (NFLPA), addresses the media outside the Thomas F. Eagleton U.S. Federal Courthouse after the NFL lockout hearing on June 3, 2011 in St. Louis, Missouri. N
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    Well, I guess the best alternative to actually watching sports is to watch people argue about when we will be able to watch sports. Enough said.

Memorize the Name of Every Player on Your Favorite College Football Team

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    ANN ARBOR, MI - APRIL 16:  David Molk #50 and Mike Martin #68 of the Michigan Wolverines lead their team onto the field prior to the start of the annual Spring Game at Michigan Stadium on April 16, 2011 in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty
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    With the possibility of no NFL season, college football will be a huge hit. Spend the summer getting to know your favorite team a lot better, so you can have more fun rooting for them.

    Thanks for reading. Give everyone other suggestions of what to do in the comments section.