Over the past few days the trend of describing favorite things in a boring way has caught on, targeting everything from sports to movies to TV and everything in between. But last night on our Twitter account, we presented a similar challenge that hit closer to home:
“Describe your favorite Coug sports moment, as boring as possible.”
There were plenty of big moments to choose from... And you guys delivered with some good ones. I decided to go through the replies, pick some of my favorites and pair them with the actual moment they were describing, just to see how they matched up.
2012 Apple Cup
Large man catches football and sprints but doesn’t score— Brett Ward (@bward09wsu) July 8, 2020
Toni Pole went for a jog— On3Lung (@On3Lung) July 8, 2020
It was one of the most iconic comebacks in Cougar history. Of course this one deserved the boring treatment. Here’s a look at the actual (exciting, heartbreaking, then exciting again) moment.
Guy eats popcorn, spills a lot.— Vince Grippi (@vinceg55) July 8, 2020
Man eats popcorn, alone— Jason Gierzak (@jgmoney0) July 8, 2020
Just a man enjoying his popcorn. Nothing to see here.
Guy waves cloth in front of large gathering in the middle of the night— El Rolo Loco (@wsubrady27) July 8, 2020
Watched 4 guys talk for 3 hours— Will Kirk (@willhk04) July 8, 2020
Morning show visits small town to celebrate local sports, creamery, and alumni.— Jonny Valentine (@jonnyvalentine) July 8, 2020
I mean, this one is actually pretty easy to twist into a boring thing. On paper, it’s a show that sets up in the middle of the night, talks for a while, puts on a mascot head, packs up, and leaves a full 10 hours before a game even starts. But in reality, it was anything but boring.
Just listened to @ReceDavis answer which @CollegeGameday was the most memorable: “@WSUCougars … Everything else fights for 2nd.”— Pat Chun (@pat_chun) May 22, 2020
Historic day in #WSU history & epic open by RD:
“It started with a flag (@olcrimson), a symbol, not just of a campaign, but a crusade…” #GoCougs pic.twitter.com/jeo6efqeW1
Other Big Plays
Man in #3 jersey defeats broncos— Cody Miller (@Cody_Miller91) July 8, 2020
Let’s take a trip even further back down memory lane...
A guy caught a ball in some snow.— Inglorious Bat Turds (@BatTurds) July 8, 2020
How about giving a kicker some love?
Dunning with the kick— Brian Danelo (@bjdanelo) July 8, 2020
This one didn’t even need words for their “boring” moment.
0-12— Jeff Harris (@Jeffharris2012) July 8, 2020
More from the Apple Cup. This time a very underrated moment from the ‘80’s.
Shawn Landrum reaches his arms out to touch the ball.— Jason Krump (@JasonKrump) July 8, 2020
I agree. There hasn’t been nearly enough basketball in this reply section...
James Harden walking off the court— Kase Brammer (@LLCoolKase) July 8, 2020
Okay, one more for good measure...
Wyoming man blows into Starbucks cup.— Theo Lawson (@TheoLawson_SR) July 8, 2020
Mike Leach cooling off his coffee during a press conference is ... something else.— SB Nation (@SBNation) December 28, 2017
Let’s hear your favorite WSU moment. Reply to our Tweet or leave it in the comments below. Just make sure that you describe it in the most boring way possible.
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