The longtime host of the Comedy Central “news” program will step aside after hosting one final show Thursday night. It figures to be an emotional night, as Stewart wraps up a run as host that started all the way back in 1999.
Along the way, Stewart has tackled all of the big issues, from 9/11 to the ensuing wars to multiple president elections and on and on and on. Occasionally, Stewart dabbled in sports, especially if his beloved New York Mets were involved. A lot of times, Stewart’s sports segments centered around social issues, but other times, it was just to point out how ridiculous a certain story could be.
Regardless, as was the case for everything Stewart did on “The Daily Show,” the segments were well done and thought-provoking. Here are some of his best relating to sports.