Midnight What? The Five Most Overhyped Events in Sports

Truth right here. I get very excited about Opening Day in the MLB but I never overanalyze anything after one day. I have better sense than that.

The Crossing Route

Greetings, readers.

It’s been a long while since you last read anything from me. With school and whatnot, I’ve been quite busy. But I’m back, and today we’ll discuss a very important issue: Five sporting events that the media should not get all worked up about. Here are the five most overhyped events in sports:

5) The NBA Draft

Sure, the selection meetings of every professional sports league are mildly overhyped. But why did I single out the NBA for this list? Because, past the first ten picks of the first round, players rarely do anything substantial. I don’t care how much “wingspan” or “length” the center your team drafted in the second round has; if your general manager is planning on building a team around him, you’re in for a whole lotta losing.

4) College Football’s First AP Poll

The Arkansas Razorbacks were ranked eighth in the nation. Bobby…

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Death to the Kiss Cam?

The President and First Lady were at last night’s USA vs. Brazil match and they were featured on Kiss Cam. President Obama didn’t comply with the “rules” of the Kiss Cam and got booed.

Later when they did the Kiss Cam again, Obama did kiss his wife. Everyone was happy but I still wonder is the Kiss Cam necessary? After all, it has had some backlash before.

I never liked Kiss Cam because it forces people to kiss. Sure it’s fun and I have nothing against it. But one day they’ll get a brother and sister on the cam and it will be bad. They’ll get friends that can’t kiss. And again, they’ll get the homophobic approach and there will be backlash.

The Kiss Cam is fun but I guess I’m one of those people that really doesn’t care for it at sporting events. But with more people attending games that don’t really care about the sport, you have to entertain them somehow.

Is it necessary to sing the National Anthem before every sporting event?

That was from Monday and from the responses on the Internet, people hated it. Butchering the National Anthem like that doesn’t sit well with people and I understand that.

But that takes me to another point: is it even necessary to even sing the National Anthem?

I understand why we do it. We celebrate the great opportunities and freedoms that this country gives us (like sports) and by singing the National Anthem, we bring forth the greatness of our country.

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