How to Respond Inappropriately to Losing

While you were busy watching the NBA Playoffs or Idol’s Andrew Lloyd Webber night (Worst. Theme. Ever.), you missed an incredible Game 7 between the Caps and Flyers. It was the perfect way to finish off a series that saw the Caps come back from down three games to one. Well, other than the fact that the wrong team won (D.C. fan here). ↵

↵Sadly for yours truly, Philly took the series in overtime, crushing Caps fans’ dreams of a second round series against (even more) hated Pittsburgh. But what was even sadder was the way in which some D.C. fans reacted to the loss. Watch as Jeff Carter takes a bottle right off the side of the head: ↵

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↵Yeah, not cool. There’s never any excuse for acting like Philly fans throwing bottles at players. Throwing them at opposing fans? Sure, that’s totally within the rules of engagement. But only if they aren’t full. Wasting beer is not allowed. ↵

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↵(H/T: The 700 Level)
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This post originally appeared on the Sporting Blog. For more, see The Sporting Blog Archives.

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