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Here's one for the "You've Got To Be Kidding Me" file ....

The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference passed a ruling that would suspend for one game any football coach whose team won its previous game by more than 50 points.

Huh?

I can immediately forsee two scenarios where this just takes away the integrity of "the game."

1) Team A is up by 45 points. Rather than risk suspension, Team A's coach tells his defense to let Team B score, which would allow Team A to march the ball down the field again. Imagine this happening for two, three maybe even four possessions before the game mercifully ends.

Or ...

2) Again, Team A leads by 45 points. A second-string (or perhaps even third-string) defender from Team A makes a fabulous interception and has an open field to score. Imagine this player is a senior who has never played much, and this is his one chance in his career to score. But now he has to either lay down or run out of bounds or else his coach gets suspended.

What's the point of this rule? You're better off just ending the game rather than let these ridiculous scenarios (or many others) play out.

I just can't believe they got enough people to agree to this rule.

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