This is one for the ‘you just can’t make this crap up’ file — not the incident itself, but the Air Force Academy’s gem of an unbelievable excuse for it.
On October 30, the Air Force Academy men’s soccer team had a home game against Seattle University. This being the last home game for the Air Force Academy players who are seniors, a banner was put up below the scoreboard with each of the seniors’ jersey numbers on it. The players’ numbers were 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 9, 11, 12, 15, and 16, and you think they would have appeared on the banner in that order, right? Wrong! All of the numbers were in numerical order except for the 3. The 3 was place in between the 15 and the 16, making the banner end with 3 16, which as many people will remember from Tim Tebow’s short-lived football career means John 3:16, the sports world’s favorite Bible verse — “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.’’
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