Choreographed Sportsmanship Courtesy Of the NCAA

Posted by Mitch at on August-15-2009 Add Comments

The NCAA has decided that this season all games in week one of the college football season should start with both teams shaking hands. I guess they decided that just the captains shaking hands when doing the coin toss doesn't cut it anymore.

Personally, I don't see the point, especially before a contact sport. In hockey, the players shake hands after the series is over and in college hoops the players shake hands before the opening tip, but not even all players shake hands with one another.

Since the NCAA complains that games take too long and they can't stuff in commercials at the rate they want to without the games going five hours, I'm wondering if the teams need to leave the locker rooms a few minutes early to execute t...

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