By George, seven bad words for fantasy baseball
In honor of Carlin's "Seven Words You Can Never Say On TV" sketch, which still cracks me up to this day 30-some years after I remember hearing it for the first time, here are the seven words (or phrases) you never want to hear in fantasy baseball, in no particular order.
Collusion: I've never been a part of this word on the bad end, which means I haven't pushed words like integrity and fair play too far in a fantasy game, but I have had to deal with this as commissioner and league mate. It stinks. Win or lose the game the right way, I say. If you're in first, earn your championship. If you're in last, try to get into ninth place rather than sinking even further into oblivion. Or, as Mike Tyson, another pretty good comedian, once said, before you fade into "Bolivian." Dumping belongs in this section as well. I don't want a championship decided by one owner helping out another, or helping out the entire league, yet people still do this, even in my leagues.
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