They say life is short. No matter how long you live, they’re probably right. Life is always too short to finish up everything you ever wanted to do. We all have bucket lists, and most likely you won’t ever get a chance to complete it all. Here’s mine:
-play Kobe Bryant one-on-one
-attend a Yankees/Red Sox playoff game
-swim with Great White Sharks
-go to a World Cup game
-become a wife carrying champion
I think that’s a pretty solid list, right? Not too ridiculous.
If you asked anyone — especially a warm-blooded male — about their bucket list, I’m sure it’d have a few sports-related topics on there. We spend years hearing about how incredible an experience the Iron Bowl is, or how insane the rivalry is between Michigan and Ohio State. Eventually, it gets to the point where you feel like you have to check it out. Like Spring Break in Panama City Beach, you got to do it once before it all fades to black.
Thankfully for me, I’ve already crossed a few things off my bucket list. Last year I went to a Notre Dame game where they played BYU in the home finale and it was the coldest game in South Bend since 1991. Frigid, but fun, and something I’ll be able to say I’ve done for the rest of my life.
With football returning recently in both the pro and college ranks, today we’re spotlighting some Sporting Events You Must Attend Before You Die. Don’t miss out on these.
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