There are some great traditions in sports, locally and nationally.
The Eppies Great Race, opening night at Raley Field, the Pig Bowl (now Guns and Hoses) and UC Davis beating Sacramento State every year in the Causeway Classic are local traditions that come to mind.
Nationally, it’s hard to beat pro football on Thanksgiving Day or college football on New Year’s Day, and Opening Day in baseball is always special.
Another great tradition is Wimbledon, where players compete in all-white clothing on plush grass courts. Roger Federer, however, says the “almost entire white” rule is too strict. But that’s what separates Wimbledon from the rest.
If they do away with the all-white-clothing rules at Wimbledon, they might as well pull up its iconic grass courts and replace them with the hardcourts found at most neighborhood parks.
Other great sports traditions?
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