Softball is possibly the most boring sport to watch and even play. I always hate the sport when I play it but end up missing it every time I'm not. Although this isn't my favorite sport, i'm apparently best at it, according to my dad.
Functionalism theory discusses how sport can be used to reinforce societal norms. Meritocracy plays a big part in american society and sport is able to reinforce meritocratic ideas by showcasing how handwork will earn you success.