Union Square, 1910



It actually looks relatively the same to me.



See hi-res version over at Shorpy



By now you’ve all seen (or will soon be seeing) last night’s football game.  As is now traditional, the referees made an impressively botched call and then doubled down multiple times on their failures.  Above you can see the video of the main failure of the game, but one of the delights was actually after when they forced the teams back on to kick a superfluous extra point:

And then, after all that, as several Seahawks players were taking their shoulder pads off in the locker room, they were told by coaches and managers that they had to go out and kick that league-mandated point after touchdown. Receiver Sidney Rice went out in his football pants, and undershirt, and no shoes. Guard John Moffit had to throw his pads back on before he even knew what was happening.

“It was required by league rule,” Luckett said of the PAT. “The point after touchdown is an extension of the game, so we have to finish the game. A touchdown on the last play, you have to do the extra point, in regulation.”

Nevermind all that though.  While last night might’ve been one of the most bizarre games in all of sport last night, it has nothing on Kabbadi, one of the most bizarre games in all of sport every night.

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