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The Complicated Psychology Of Sports Superfandom

Erin Schumaker | Posted 05.14.2015 | Healthy Living

After Duke pulled out a victory over Wisconsin in the NCAA championship on April 6, ending the Badgers' March Madness run, Wisconsin fans were underst...

Why I Was Heartbroken When the Wisconsin Badgers Lost to Duke (And Why That's Normal)

Jordan K. Turgeon | Posted 06.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Jordan K. Turgeon

Unless you belong to the lucky few, a sports fan's journey ends the same way each season: just short of one more W. And if you aren't part of the fandom, you probably wonder why so many people care so much about a bunch of players they don't even know.

A Die Hard Sports Fan's Lament

Sharief Easterling | Posted 02.07.2012 | Black Voices
Sharief Easterling

A die-hard fan, or DHF, has team tattoos, tailgates for eight hours before the game, and has pets or kids that bear the namesake. He takes his team personally -- and casual fans might even annoy him a little

An Untarnished Tiger: Woods' Last Shining Moment

Corey Grice | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Corey Grice

I'm glad to have seen him in person at his best, before this scandal was revealed. As a golf fan, watching Tiger Woods' last shining moment is my silver lining.

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Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Original Caption: Calgary Flames fan Scott Patrick, left, has his head painted by Fallon Coburn prior to the Flames' NHL Western Conference hockey pla...

Getting a Grip on Fan Behavior in College Sports

Myles Brand | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Myles Brand

There is something very wrong taking place in sports, including college sports. Fans cheering and jeering has, in some cases, gone beyond what is tolerable.

Palin Likens Her Supporters to the Worst Fans in Baseball

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Disgrasian

As if I needed one more reason to loathe Sarah Palin, here's another: she likened the Republican presidential ticket to the Tampa Bay Rays.