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Sportsmanship

Discussion in 'The Lighter Side' started by Nowhere Man, Sep 30, 2005.


  1. Nowhere Man

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    >>> Sportsmanship
    >>>
    >>> At one point during a game, the coach called one
    >>> of his
    >>>
    >>> 10-year-old football players aside and asked,
    >>>
    >>> "Do you understand what cooperation is? What a
    >>> team is?"
    >>>
    >>> The little boy nodded in the affirmative.
    >>>
    >>> "Do you understand that what matters not whether
    >>>
    >>> we win or lose, but how we play together as a
    >>> team?"
    >>>
    >>> The little boy nodded yes.
    >>>
    >>> "So," the coach continued, "I'm sure you know,
    >>>
    >>> when a penalty is called you shouldn't
    >>>
    >>> argue, curse, attack the referee, or call him a
    >>> pecker-head.
    >>> Do you understand all that?"
    >>>
    >>> Again the little boy nodded
    >>>
    >>> The coach continued, "And when I call you off
    >>> the
    >>> field
    >>>
    >>> so that another boy gets a chance to play, it's
    >>> not good
    >>> sportsmanship to call your coach "a dumb
    >>> ********," is it?''
    >>>
    >>> Again the little boy nodded.
    >>>
    >>> "Good," said the coach. "Now go over there
    >>>
    >>> and explain all that to your mother."
    >>>
     
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