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We're not very creative when it comes to naming sports. amirite?

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Tennis is a creative name considering it's a form of racquetball

KilljoyXs avatar KilljoyX Yeah You Are +7Reply

We're not especially creative at naming anything, just look up your local shopping malls and retirement communities

Baseball we touch bases, basketball the goal is the basket, golf is okay I know there's some history and language with that answer but it's still weird…

SnooStoriess avatar SnooStories Yeah You Are +5Reply

American football should be renamed to American Rugby, since that's what it resembles (somewhat). Soccer should be renamed to football (as it is globally), since the whole game is played literally with your feet.

pickleball

Rugby... why? How? What inspired that name?

@Crazymotherfuker Rugby... why? How? What inspired that name?

The rules were first written down at Rugby School in the english town Rugby.

Ping pong, cricket, rounders?

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Shiny244s avatar Shiny244 Yeah You Are +3Reply

My personal favourite is the French game of Pétanque. Just sounds funny off the tongue

Only sports? So waterfall, or sky diving is creative?

Kionixs avatar Kionix Yeah You Are +3Reply

Cricket is creative

Cheytuflyas avatar Cheytuflya Yeah You Are +1Reply
@Cheytuflya Cricket is creative

"Alright guys, what shall we name it?" crickets

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