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The Irrelevant Bunch

In today's sports world, people and things become obsolete quickly. Meet the irrelevants. Story

Updated: May 31, 2007, 1:13 PM ET
By Jemele Hill | Page 2

First, there was the Oscar De La Hoya versus Floyd Mayweather fight, which proved that a sport more irrelevant than hockey exists.

Then, this past weekend, there was the Indy 500, whose buzz was underwhelming compared to the publicity generated by the Ultimate Fighting Championship bout between Chuck Liddell and Quinton Jackson.

In this here-today, gone-today sports world, it's always amazing to see how quickly things slip into irrelevancy. There was a time when the possibility ...

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