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  1. JMJacenSolo

    JMJacenSolo Jedi Padawan star 4

    May 21, 2006
    I sobbed myself to sleep after the Eagles lost the 2001 NFC Championship to the Rams. I'm pretty sure that's the only time I've ever cried over a sports loss.

    In my defense, I was 14 :p
  2. DarthIntegral

    DarthIntegral VIP star 8 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

    Jul 13, 2005
    Plenty of times.

    Last/worst was after game seven of the 2007 ALCS.
  3. CT-867-5309

    CT-867-5309 Force Ghost star 6

    Jan 5, 2011
    When the Lions lost the last game of the 2008 season and cemented their 0-16 record, I didn't cry.

    But my soul/spirit/heart was crushed and I haven't watched a single sporting event since.

    The Lions broke me, they made me quit.

    The fan I once was is dead, the Lions killed him.
  4. Darth Dark Helmet

    Darth Dark Helmet Manager Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

    Dec 27, 1999
    I don't think so. Closest was probably the 98 Packers/49ers wild card game, with T.O.'s game winning catch. That's still the most gutted I've ever felt after a Packers loss, and that includes Super Bowl 32, 4th and 26 and the 07 NFC Championship game. It was most of a year before I could even watch highlights of that game. I can still hear the 49ers play by play of Owens' catch in my head. Even thinking about it now, still makes me a little mad. How the hell does Steve Young not fall down! How?!
  5. Jedi_Hood

    Jedi_Hood Jedi Grand Master star 6

    Feb 10, 2000
    After Game 6 of the 1986 World Series.
  6. Eeth-my-Koth

    Eeth-my-Koth Jedi Grand Master star 9

    May 25, 2001
    I cried twice in high school after we lost two football games. But i was playing, so that doesn't count.

    I remember crying when the cowboys lost in the 1985 playoffs.

    I also had a tear of joy when the Yankees won the 1996 World Series.
  7. Darth McClain

    Darth McClain Manager Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

    Feb 5, 2000
    I can't remember any times.

    I'm more likely to get mad and/or frustrated over losses than anything else.
  8. MarcusP2

    MarcusP2 Games and Community Reaper star 6 Staff Member Manager

    Jul 10, 2004
    I almost left my job after the Adelaide Crows lost the 2006 preliminary final. I didn't think I'd be able to face any customers afterward.

    However I don't remember crying over any.
  9. DarthTunick

    DarthTunick SfC Part IV Commissioner star 10 VIP - Game Host

    Nov 26, 2000
    I got teary eyed after game 6 of the 1st round NBA playoffs in 2006, the game in which the Lakers had a lead late in the 4th against Phoenix (with a 3-2 series lead, game 6 being at Staples Center), but then Tim Thomas hits a 3, ties the game, the Lakers fail to score on their next possession, and would eventually lose the game in OT. Game 7 was in Phoenix, and I knew the Lakers would get smoked..............which they did.

    [hl=purple]They beat Boston!: 2009-2010 L.A. Lakers: Back-to-Back World Champions [/hl]:cool:
  10. tjace

    tjace Jedi Master star 4

    Feb 11, 2008
    Super Bowl XXXIII
    1999 World Series
    2006 GT vs UGA
    2010 USA vs Canada Gold Medal Match

    There're probably others, but those are the worst.
  11. rhonderoo

    rhonderoo Former Head Admin star 9 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

    Aug 7, 2002
    Titans/Rams Superbowl, I came really close.
  12. darth_gersh

    darth_gersh Jedi Grand Master star 6

    Feb 18, 2005

    I cried over this play. Of course my dad, mom, sis, and bro all teased me until I cried.
  13. DT421

    DT421 Jedi Grand Master star 5

    Nov 6, 2003
    Super Bowl 16 and Super Bowl 23. Both times the Bengals lost to the Niners. And because of that, if I ever see Joe Montana in person, I'll punch him in the face.

    And the 1986 World Series. Red Sox losing to the Mets in absolute heartbreak fashion. And also because of that, if I ever see Joe Montana in person, I'll punch him in the face.
  14. Darth_Furio

    Darth_Furio Jedi Grand Master star 8

    Apr 17, 2008
    When Italy won the world cup in 06.

    When the Leafs beat the Redwings in OT in game 7 in 93.
  15. yankee8255

    yankee8255 Jedi Grand Master star 6

    May 31, 2005
    Never cried, but I was in an almost coma-like state for several hours after Mimami beat Notre Dame in football in 1989. 3rd and ******* 43, dammit.
  16. Rogue...Jedi

    Rogue...Jedi Administrator Emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

    Jan 12, 2000
    Not to my memory... though there have been some painful losses, that's for sure.
  17. Jedi_MasterSkywalker

    Jedi_MasterSkywalker Jedi Knight star 4

    Aug 29, 2010
    No, but I was very upset when the Raiders lost to the Patroits in that snow game. It was a fumble.
  18. _dArTh_SoLo

    _dArTh_SoLo Jedi Master star 4

    Mar 11, 2002
    Never cried, but I have yelled a few expletives at the TV over the years; price you pay for being a Rutgers fan I suppose.
  19. TahiriVeilaSolo69

    TahiriVeilaSolo69 Jedi Grand Master star 5

    Sep 27, 2002
    I cried and broke my hand when the Bears lost the Superbowl in 07.

    I cried when the Blackhawks won the Cup in Philly last year.

    But to be fair, I have a vagina, we cry at the drop of a hat at certain times of the month.
  20. ApolloSmileGirl

    ApolloSmileGirl Jedi Knight star 8

    Jun 18, 2004
    She does, I seen it!!! [face_batting]

    I think the most recent was last night, when Texas lost their game against Arizona, at the last second.

    I was unapproachable for over a week, after the Mavs lost the NBA Finals in 2006.
  21. Lowbacca_1977

    Lowbacca_1977 Jedi Master star 6

    Jun 28, 2006
    There's no crying! THERE'S NO CRYING IN BASEBALL!

    And no, although there's been a few that go the anger route.
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