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13) The Olympics and the World Cup happen every three years, not four. You can never have too much of a good thing.
14) Mike Shanahan agrees to stop platooning running backs and messing with the minds of countless fantasy owners. 15) No more NIT. Come on, you can't have a tournament to determine the 65th best player in any sport. Imagine if there was a Junior Emmys to determine the 65th best TV actress, TV actor, sitcom, drama would that ever happen? 16) The Patriots go back to blood-red uniforms and the Pat Patriot logo. Enough is enough. I want my childhood back. 17) Baseball adopts the relegation system from the English Premier league -- lose 100 games or more and you're shipped to Triple-A for one season. That means you, Kansas City. 18) In the NBA, you can't call a timeout immediately after another timeout, you can't call time in midair and you can't call time trailing by more than six with less than 20 seconds to play. 19) Fans get to vote on entrance music for their closers. If Detroit fans want to saddle Todd Jones with Tom Petty's "Stop Dragging My Heart Around" or Nirvana's "Rape Me," that's their choice. Also, all teams are required to use the bullpen car again. I miss the bullpen car. 20) Boxing takes a cue from the UFC and WWE and shifts to one monster pay-per-view every month (three hours of quality fights and a main event). Also, they go from three judges to five. And Don King is deported. 21) No more aluminum bats in college. We're reaching the point where some roid-enhanced line drive is going to rip through a pitcher's head like an assassin's bullet. 22) Whenever there's a replay challenge or serious injury in the NFL, they have to immediately go to a commercial, bang out as many ads as possible, then come back and tell us what happened. We could wipe out 10 minutes of TV timeouts per game. 23) When two NASCAR drivers get into a post-race fight, it has to be like hockey -- everyone else stands back and lets the two guys have it out, even if they end up pulling their fire retardant suits over each other's heads. 24) Speaking of hockey, the NHL has to dump six teams, cut down to a 70-game season and make every playoff series a best-of-nine. Also, they can't show their playoff games on any network that could potentially give them a 2002 "Survivor" re-run as a lead-in.
|If Mickelson looks exhausted now, imagine if he had to carry his own bags?|