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    Believe. i'm_still_beta's Avatar
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    ... what sport would you choose? (and why? Also, if it's team sports, what position, for example, baseball - center fielder)

    My choice is tennis. The reasoning:

    1)Individual sport. All the glory is yours. You don't depend on teammates having bad day or series or GMs or coaches being terrible. You'll never be called loser because of shortcomings of others. You can fire your coach, you don't have to deal with cancerous teammates in locker room, you can create your own training schedule and etc);

    2)Health. No CTE, no Zaza stepping on your foot, no injuries like in case with Joe Burrow;

    3)High pay. While prize money are lacking compared to big team sports, great tennis players get endorsement deals with prestigious brands like Rolex, Mercedes-Benz, etc. Federer, Nadal, Djokovic are one of the highest payed athletes in the World;

    4)Popularity, respect. Tennis is the most popular individual sport on the planet as research shows (http://www.biggestglobalsports.com/ , https://www.totalsportek.com/most-popular-sports/). Smart sports fans also understand how hard, technical this sport is, how much coordination and all-around athleticism you need to succeed in this sport (https://www.theperspective.com/debat...best-athletes/ , https://www.pledgesports.org/2017/03...-sport-part-2/). Roger Federer ranks as one of the best (if not the best) athletes of this generation. Tennis respected by athletes from other sports (https://www.tennis.com/pro-game/2016...-tennis/60060/) and fans (animals in the zoo treated better than some players in the biggest NA leagues);



    5) Game is entertaining: serves, returns, net play, offense, defense;

    6) Officiating: Hawk-eye is pretty accurate, no bias towards anyone like in some sports too

    In the end some peak Federer highlights (unfortunately 25-minute long high-quality video of Federer vs Ancic at 2006 Wimbledon was taken down)
    Last edited by i'm_still_beta; 11-28-2020 at 05:05 PM. Reason: want more detailed answer

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    F1, Indycar or even NASCAR.

    Basically drive on weekends, win, get paid or still get paid for coming in 10th.

    Doesn't even include sponsorship money and side deals you make on the side depending on your elite status.

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    LMAO koriwhat's Avatar
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    i choose bball and only because of tim duncan. he held himself to a standard unlike any other bballer or most people in this world. the guy was/is a class act.

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    Joey. I think you missed the point of the thread playboy

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    Believe. i'm_still_beta's Avatar
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    Joey. I think you missed the point of the thread playboy
    I think it's my fault. Edited post. Added question about what position if it's team sport. And reason why particular sport was chosen. Did it after guys started to write what sport but didn't write why

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    LMAO koriwhat's Avatar
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    Joey. I think you missed the point of the thread playboy
    yeah it was my bad... i skimmed over the initial post way too quick and based my decision directly off the le.


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    I think it's my fault. Edited post. Added question about what position if it's team sport. And reason why particular sport was chosen. Did it after guys started to write what sport but didn't write why
    nah, i should've read your post completely.

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    No question, this. You can play into your 70s.

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    superstar GOAT free safety/corner in the NFL, don't care if I got banged up a few times, I'd make it and take a paycut and only make a 3.5m a year cap hit salary but make 80m a year on endorsements and be beloved by all my fans and teammates and owner alike..

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    Golf, since when you get washed up you can just go dominate the senior tour.

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    You down wit' O.C.D.? Borosai's Avatar
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    Second choice is beisbol since it doesn't matter if you became a fat bas .

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    Second choice is beisbol since it doesn't matter if you became a fat bas .
    You guys are taking lazy to another level.

    Golf and baseball

    Basically swinging a stick. Point is to have talent..

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    Golf and baseball

    Basically swinging a stick. Point is to have talent..
    definitely someone who hasn’t played golf

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    You guys are taking lazy to another level.

    Golf and baseball

    Basically swinging a stick. Point is to have talent..
    Back in the day I carried a 4 handicap. Not no more-but puring a shot is a great feeling. Winning a tourney or some good sized bets was great.
    Being in the top percent of golfers must be fantastic.

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    絶対領域が大好きなんだよ baseline bum's Avatar
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    F1, Indycar or even NASCAR.

    Basically drive on weekends, win, get paid or still get paid for coming in 10th.

    Doesn't even include sponsorship money and side deals you make on the side depending on your elite status.
    Or get killed when you're spun out into a wall.

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    Or get killed when you're spun out into a wall.
    No pain, no gain.

    You have to have terrible luck to die in a racing crash these days. Last driver fatality was back in 2015 when a freak accident happened and a piece of debris flew and hit a guy's helmet.

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    You guys are taking lazy to another level.

    Golf and baseball

    Basically swinging a stick. Point is to have talent..
    Not lazy so much as not taking punishment to the body while getting paid ridiculous amounts of money.

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    F1, Indycar or even NASCAR.

    Basically drive on weekends, win, get paid or still get paid for coming in 10th.

    Doesn't even include sponsorship money and side deals you make on the side depending on your elite status.
    Don't they have to wear diapers?

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    F1, Indycar or even NASCAR.

    Basically drive on weekends, win, get paid or still get paid for coming in 10th.

    Doesn't even include sponsorship money and side deals you make on the side depending on your elite status.
    Are the last two 'sports' though?

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    Are the last two 'sports' though?
    How do you mean? You think F1 is a sport but indycar isn't? They're both open wheel.

    You can argue NASCAR since the it's strictly subjected to circles but even that demands major physical maneuvering.

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    How do you mean? You think F1 is a sport but indycar isn't? They're both open wheel.

    You can argue NASCAR since the it's strictly subjected to circles but even that demands major physical maneuvering.
    I thought Indycar was the name of a video game. You know, the kind that can't afford a F1 license.

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    Are the last two 'sports' though?
    Thinks golf isn’t a sport because it’s just “swinging a stick” and therefore requires no talent, but then the thing everyone does on a daily basis and every 16 year old gets a license for is something only the über talented can do

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