Found April 11, 2012 on Guys Girl:

Via Guy's Girl:

A big part about sports has always been the music. Whether you are in the parking lot tailgating or you just witnessed a fight at a hockey game. 

The music is supposed to keep the crowd pumped and engaged with the events on the field. But what happens when sporting events ruin a song because they play it so much? 

That was the question posed to GuysGirl Twitter and Facebook, and we got some pretty interesting responses from gimmicky songs to ones you thought would be untouchable.

'Sweet Home Alabama' by Lynyrd Skynyrd

Ahhh....the Southern anthem in what every teenager for the last 25+ years has grown up loving that song. But when you spend this many years around sports, you know this song is played at every single game, no matter the sport. Jaguars kicker Josh Scobee agreed with me that once you hear it start, it just sucks the life out of the entire stadium. 

'The Waiting' by Tom Petty 

Every hockey game there are at least two occasions where this song is played. Every. Single. Game. 

'Sweet Caroline' by Neil Diamond 

It’s played at almost every sporting event and wedding you attend. 

'Keep Em’ Separated' by Offspring 

The traditional song played after every single hockey fight ever.

Besides my personal choices for what songs sports has ruined for me, many people on the various social networks had their own opinions as to what song they hated at sporting events. 


'Take Me Out to the Ballgame' 

“It’s played at every damn baseball game!” @theJaxStache 

'Enter Sandman' by Metallica 

“Because I hate Mariano Rivera and VA Tech” @Kimbyist 

'Crazy Train' by Ozzy Osbourne 

“Because after this year, I’ll think of Chipper Jones and be sad.” @JoeCNC 

'We Are The Champions' by Queen 

“Played way too damn much” @SMichaelReeves 

'Brown Eyed Girl' by Van Morrison 

“At every home Broncos game that song always wins the the fan jukebox” @Fastball_5 

'Zombie Nation' by Kernkraft 400 

“I have to hear it before every kickoff” @AnthonyAbatte 

'Who Let the Dogs Out?' by Baha Men 

“It was already a terrible song but sports made it that much worse” @andrew0285 

'Welcome to the Jungle' by Guns n’ Roses 

'Seven Nation Army' by the White Stripes 

“It’s like nails on a chalkboard now” @JockPost 

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