NBA: Detroit Pistons at Cleveland CavaliersSports aren’t supposed to be rocket science. There’s nothing better than kicking back on a weekday night or a Sunday afternoon, grabbing a cold beverage and just shutting off your brain for a few hours while you watch the game.

Sometimes, though, even in this dumbed-down state, the stupidity of certain things is still striking.

Ever seen an athlete’s ill-advised tweet and say, “What in the world was he thinking?” Ever watch a running back celebrate a preseason touchdown like he just won the Super Bowl? Ever sit through a 10-minute video replay review and wonder what the heck is taking so long?

If so, you might be intrigued by our list of the dumbest things in sports. It all starts with an All-Star caliber doozy:

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