Originally Posted by moe94
Why is hockey the only major sport that sanctions fighting? What purpose does fighting serve? Is the sport so boring that it actually needs fights to keep interest? It seems highly barbaric.
But seriously, why?
Why can't basketball incorporate this? Floppers can get their @ss beat and the fake tough guys can be weeded out.
NBA used to. Bad Boys Pistons was at it.
But since the emergence of Michael Jordan, NBA has become more protective to its star players.