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What are the most boring sports to watch???

  1. optimus grimlock profile image61
    optimus grimlockposted 7 years ago

    for me tennis,soccer,golf and hockey(good for highlights tho)

    1. Cagsil profile image60
      Cagsilposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I'll agree with those four you laid out. lol lol

    2. Stevennix2001 profile image90
      Stevennix2001posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      it really depends on personal taste.  one person could say golf or nascar are boring, while another loves them.  a person can be a huge fan of hockey, but another person could find it boring and slow as sin.  therefore, it's hard to say.

      if i had to pick, then I would say poker and food eating contests are ridiculously boring, and unnecessary.  now before you all get your panties up in a bunch saying that those aren't sports, then my only response to that is tell that to ESPN, so they'll stop running highlights of those games.  As I so don't think Poker and food eating should be deemed as sports.  anyone who says differently is an idiot.

      1. camlo profile image91
        camloposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        This reminds me of a Hub I recently read ...
        Anyway, I do have to agree with you.

        The only sport I've ever been able to watch without wanting to fall asleep is Boxing.

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      woolman60posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Pro Bowling, and Softball

    4. Origin profile image60
      Originposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      For me it's baseball, because you need to wait till every pitch for action. Any sports that are pretty active I don't mind watching, but then again I don't typically watch sports anyways.

    5. thepurpleninja profile image55
      thepurpleninjaposted 7 years agoin reply to this


    6. LaMamaLoli profile image62
      LaMamaLoliposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      bowling, there is absolutely no eye candy, they take AGES to bowl the damn ball and I reckon my four year old could probably beat all of them! lol

    7. rebekahELLE profile image88
      rebekahELLEposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I like all of those sports, I think a sport is only boring if you're not interested.

      like nascar.. I'm not interested.

  2. vanchen profile image82
    vanchenposted 7 years ago

    I'm the opposite.  I love watching tennis, golf, soccer and hockey.  For me the most boring sport to watch is baseball.

  3. pinkboxer profile image60
    pinkboxerposted 7 years ago

    Baseball for me, too. I really have tried to watch an entire game. But I do love the excitement of the World Series.

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    ryankettposted 7 years ago

    For me it is Golf.

    I will never understand the pleasure in hitting something as far as possible, and then having to walk all that way to hit it again.

    At least if you throw a stick for a dog it brings it back to you!

  5. samboiam profile image59
    samboiamposted 7 years ago

    Golf and baseball.

  6. Bill Manning profile image74
    Bill Manningposted 7 years ago

    Baseball, basketball and football. I'm not someone you want to invite to a sports bar! wink

  7. Rafini profile image91
    Rafiniposted 7 years ago

    All of them....?  Yes?  No?  I say yes.  lollollol

  8. Beth100 profile image76
    Beth100posted 7 years ago

    Golfing.  Tennis.  Bowling.  Snooker.  *yawn*

  9. kingis profile image73
    kingisposted 7 years ago


  10. Beth100 profile image76
    Beth100posted 7 years ago


  11. SomewayOuttaHere profile image60
    SomewayOuttaHereposted 7 years ago



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    foreignpressposted 7 years ago

    Women's beach volleyball.
       It's horribly boring. I can't stand to watch it. But for some inexplicable reason, the Women's Beach Volleyball channel is the only channel I can get. So I'm forced to watch it. So it isn't my fault.

  13. CaribeM profile image81
    CaribeMposted 7 years ago

    Golf, Soccer and Curling

  14. Michael Willis profile image80
    Michael Willisposted 7 years ago

    Nascar. Ugh....I know millions love it, but I cannot just watch cars go in circles. And Baseball is a close second. Now if I am at a Baseball game...I love it, but just not on TV.

  15. Rochelle Frank profile image95
    Rochelle Frankposted 7 years ago

    Bowling, Bass fishing and basketball. (Unless someone is doing all three at once.)

  16. habee profile image94
    habeeposted 7 years ago


  17. PackSecure profile image59
    PackSecureposted 7 years ago

    I vote Curling.  Zzzzzz

  18. jasonycc profile image78
    jasonyccposted 7 years ago

    For me, Golf.

  19. susanlang profile image59
    susanlangposted 7 years ago

    For me, tennis. Watching that ball go back and forth is not my cup of tea.

  20. sunforged profile image77
    sunforgedposted 7 years ago


    ..yet to understand why society still finds any benefit from vehicles driving in circles using a limited resource ?

    Can someone actually watch an entire nascar event without finishing off a case of really cheap beer in the process ..if they didn't would it still be fun to watch?

    oh wait - its not a sport anyway -

  21. skyfire profile image74
    skyfireposted 7 years ago

    Table tennis, tennis, golf, hockey, F1.

  22. lakeerieartists profile image77
    lakeerieartistsposted 7 years ago

    I feel the same way about horse racing too.

    1. Rochelle Frank profile image95
      Rochelle Frankposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      At least that is over quickly.

  23. Joy56 profile image78
    Joy56posted 7 years ago

    i have to say emphatically cricket...... I hate the sound of the umpire, the game, the drunken audience.  It is on for days and days and days and days and days...... believe me i have truly suffered, the men in my house and my dad seem to love it, how could they ugh???????????

    1. CMHypno profile image95
      CMHypnoposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I'm with you Joy - I would rather watch paint dry than watch cricket!

    2. fifacrzy profile image52
      fifacrzyposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I agree, Especially the test matches. Although the new twenty-20 isn't that horrible.

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        ryankettposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Oops, didn't realise that you just mentioned twenty-20! I look like a parrot now!

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      ryankettposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I have been told that Cricket is 10 times more entertaining when you are watching a professional game live. I am yet to experience it though.

      Traditional Cricket is going by the wayside though, slowly being replaced by Twenty Twenty, which is effectively really fast cricket which finishes in one day or something.

      That innovation was certainly required! I agree with you, Cricket on the telly is..... zzzzzzzzzzzzz

  24. Ultimate Hubber profile image61
    Ultimate Hubberposted 7 years ago

    Soccer & Hockey

  25. nasus loops profile image69
    nasus loopsposted 7 years ago

    I find motorcar/bike racing boring unless there are lots of crashes.

    Darts as well, mainly as I am useless at sums and therefore don't really understand it fully.

    I think with most sports, people find them boring when they do not fully understand the rules and how the game works.

  26. jenblacksheep profile image86
    jenblacksheepposted 7 years ago

    Golf!! Definitely

  27. Pearldiver profile image81
    Pearldiverposted 7 years ago

    For me it's these sports I hate watching:
    Cheese Rolling
    Gumboot Throwing
    Cross Country Three Legged Mud Races
    Butt to Butt Nude Wrestling

    1. nasus loops profile image69
      nasus loopsposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      How do people determine that these are sports. 

      I think I agree with you, BORING.

  28. dinkan53 profile image77
    dinkan53posted 7 years ago

    Hey, I love to watch tennis, cricket, F1, football, athletics, boxing. But I hate hockey and curling.

    1. michifus profile image83
      michifusposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      OK so cricket can last for 5 days and still end in a draw but its not dull. Drinking copiously does help.

      For me, baseball and basketball are tedious to watch.

      Everything else is all good fun.

  29. climberjames profile image58
    climberjamesposted 7 years ago


  30. kerryg profile image87
    kerrygposted 7 years ago


    I can see why it might be an appealing game to play (for some people), but why anybody would want to watch it is completely beyond my comprehension.

    I'm not a big sports person in general though. My favorite to watch is figure skating, which is a)as much about art and performance as athletic ability and b)short!

  31. taganisted profile image65
    taganistedposted 7 years ago

    Curling! Why anyone chooses to play is beyond me. Also golf, the ruination of an otherwise pleasant walk.

  32. WaffleCheese profile image49
    WaffleCheeseposted 7 years ago

    Friggin cross country running.

    Holy $%##^ just finish the race!

    Oh, cycling sucks too.

    And marathon running.

    Oh, and pro wrestling.

    1. michifus profile image83
      michifusposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Cross country running? You clearly have too many sports channels.

      Yep, the marathon is about as dull as it gets, even if the Kenyans didn't win every time.

  33. Alota profile image60
    Alotaposted 7 years ago


  34. prettydarkhorse profile image66
    prettydarkhorseposted 7 years ago

    golf -- dont like to watch it
    I love all sports specially sports -- banging their bodies, rugby, football, basketball, boxing and wrestling-- is this a sports??

  35. EmmaMedu profile image80
    EmmaMeduposted 7 years ago

    Tennis, baseball, golf...

    And, the worst, bicycling!

  36. WaffleCheese profile image49
    WaffleCheeseposted 7 years ago

    No one for billiards?

  37. skmania1 profile image54
    skmania1posted 7 years ago

    For me its billiards and Golf....

  38. Ign Andy profile image59
    Ign Andyposted 7 years ago

    I hardly find sport that I don't like, somehow I always find something interesting in any sports.

  39. Dink96 profile image60
    Dink96posted 7 years ago

    Golf, baseball, and FOREIGNPRESS:  SUCH a burden!  ;-)

    My favorite sport to watch:  ROUNDBALL, BABY!!!  (Basketball!!!!)

  40. johnsams profile image72
    johnsamsposted 7 years ago

    Cricket, golf, billiards and baseball

  41. Lisa HW profile image73
    Lisa HWposted 7 years ago

    All of them.  If I'm not the one playing them, I'm not interested.  I've never really "gotten" watching other people do things.

    1. mega1 profile image79
      mega1posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I feel the same - and even worse is listening to any of the sports' commentators whose banter is impossibly stupid and whose interviews with the sports "heroes" are inane and senseless!  I hate that our nation spends so frigging much on sports and sports arenas and all the accessories and the players and tv coverage.  Our priorities are so messed up it is not even funny - the roads full of ruts, human services being discontinued (local senior center is shutting down - no funds), people can't get the basics for life, jobs aren't there - so what do we get?  A new sports arena and center with every possible luxury and room for 100,000 fans, with malls and parking lots - state of the art lighting and score boards and teams that cost billions! 

      It is so insane, and yet all the men I've ever known and lots of women, feel that one of their best characteristics is that they are "loyal" fans - even when they've had 3 marriages, run out on their own children and aging parents, can't hold a job, stink of booze and cigarrettes - they are good, salt of the earth people, who are LOYAL FANS!  oh p.u. and barf - I am sick thinking of it!

      And if you DARE to not be a big FAN and refuse to go to their fan parties and get stinkin drunk and drive home inebriated and spend your kids college money on season tickets and sports fan parties - if you DARE to refuse to do that, you're practically unAMERICAN and definitely UNCOOL!

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    Precious Williamsposted 7 years ago

    Curling!  Just what is interesting about throwing a hugh weight along a sheet of ice and brushing the ice.  I'm not joking when I say I'd rather watch paint dry.

  43. Stuart M Condé profile image74
    Stuart M Condéposted 7 years ago

    Watching sports like Golf, Tennis and Snooker kills me to death! But what I dislike even more is listening to people talking about it.

    Sports pundits drive me nuts. Even if they are talking about sports that I like. I'd rather put some tunes on instead. I do like a bit of motor-sport with an electro soundtrack!

    1. LakeShow T profile image81
      LakeShow Tposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I would definitely say Nascar. I guess watching cars go around and around in circles just doesn't do it for me. I used to actually like it, but then they started their playoff system, which essentially renders the first 2/3rds of their season meaningless. 

      I'll go with Soccer as a close second. I know it is the most popular sport in the world, but just not my thing in terms of entertainment value.

  44. prettydarkhorse profile image66
    prettydarkhorseposted 7 years ago


  45. ross670daw profile image70
    ross670dawposted 7 years ago

    Lawn bowls, Marathons, Curling, Basketball and definitely Croquet. I enjoy golf though.

  46. Creativologist profile image60
    Creativologistposted 7 years ago

    noticed someone posted pro wrestling.  Wrestling is not a sport, it's entertainment.

    1. providence profile image60
      providenceposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Wrestling is a lot bigger than WWE and the others.

      It's an olympic sport.

      It's also a martial art much like karate, judo, etc. and yes it's used by professional fighters.

  47. europewalker profile image78
    europewalkerposted 7 years ago

    nascar and golf

  48. Rochelle Frank profile image95
    Rochelle Frankposted 7 years ago

    Table setting competitions.

    1. mega1 profile image79
      mega1posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      what?  how can you say that?  there's the anxious moment when the contestant places the last spoon!  the moment when a genius puts the flower arrangement just slightly off center!  Oh the thrills!

      1. Rochelle Frank profile image95
        Rochelle Frankposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Well, I know-- better than a lot of the ESPN stuff.

    2. rebekahELLE profile image88
      rebekahELLEposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I have never heard of this. hmm

      1. Rochelle Frank profile image95
        Rochelle Frankposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        at the risk of being self promotional-- read my hub-- or just look at the pictures.

  49. LakeShow T profile image81
    LakeShow Tposted 7 years ago

    One sport that is not boring is competitive eating. That is some good stuff right there.

  50. ponx profile image83
    ponxposted 7 years ago

    golf, wrestling (WWE), F1 or any kind of bike or car racing