The Most Ridiculous Sports Controversies of 2015

From Hannah Davis to Deflategate, it’s time to revisit this year’s so-called scandals one last time.

As much as sports fans love to obsess over the games that grown men play, it’s the stories surrounding those games that tend to take up most of our attention. In 2015, that attention was in high demand. Every week a new sports controversy arrived for talking heads and bloggers to dissect like a formaldehyde-soaked pig fetus. Sometimes those controversies were interesting —see the threatened strike by Missouri’s football team. But most of the time they were a colossal waste of time—see Deflategate. As 2015 wraps up with another silly sports controversy, let’s revisit the most ridiculous non-stories that dominated the sports pages this year.