Terps Player Tells Booing Fans: Shut The F*** Up

Booing never makes much sense. Sure, there are fans who say things like “I was booing the coach, not the players,” or the like, but you can’t make some people on the field/court/rink/chess table hear it and not others. It’s a boo. And unless it’s for a crappy call by the ref, it only compounds a frustrating situation for the athletes. That, and it reflects very poorly on the fan base as a whole.

Greivis Beard Disaster
(By the way, if they were booing his ridiculous beard thing, all commentary below is recalled.)

Maryland basketballer Greivis Vasquez is acutely aware of this, which made for a positively frosty night in College Park last night. According to the WASHINGTON POST (thanks, MR. IRRELEVANT), Vasquez violated Rule #1 of Booing Management 101, which is simple: never, ever, ever engage the fans. When booed after a missed free throw or a bad play, he shushed the fans with his finger or told them to, ahem, “shut the (expletive) up.” Over and over. Read more…