Fan-Hate and Hate-Hate

A fan of a US College football team poisons the historic oak trees where fans of a rival have gathered for decades to celebrate victories. (He is caught when he phones a radio station to brag about it. Doh!) Who do you sport-hate and who do you hate-hate? A moral philosopher explains the difference in the attached article, but my list starts here.

Harry O, who do you think you are?

  by Jeff Dowsing It’s come to my attention there’s a growing band of footy fans out there hating on Collingwood’s Harry O’Brien.  And perhaps surprisingly, based on various fan forums, blogs and social media platforms, Magpie supporters count among the premiership player’s harshest critics.  I’d repeat the meatier nuggets of intelligentsia here but for [Read more]