It is kind of wild how a sport can spawn and give birth to other sports. Basketball was originally played in ancient Mexico, but you used your feet and had to kick a smaller ball into a tiny hoop. The captain of the losing team got beheaded for his efforts. Golf spawned minitature golf, and ping pong looks related to tennis.
Competetive eating has become a sport, according to ESPN.
We know what's next:
He MUST be talking to Drew Rosenhaus about a NIKE deal
ESPN also likes to call Poker a sport.
We know what is on the horizon:
Professional Old Maid
I always thought Arm-Wrestling was cool
BUT, it could spawn into something more.
How about Thumb-Wrestling?
Curling is, in my opinion, peculiar. But it is very popular.
Naturally, it has possibilities in morphing into other sports:
Do YOU have any other ideas?