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Is rivalry in sports fun or mean spirited?

To have a rival can make the competition more exciting. However, getting angry and hating is obviously not enjoyable, unless that is your thing. I witness sibling rivalry every day, and though it is different, it’s similar. The competition seems petty and leads to anger. However, it also can also motivate them to try harder and climb the tree faster. If one was significantly better looking, I can see that getting ugly, (Lakers). If they have similar abilities, it seems to be more of a survival of the fittest, (Jazz). I don’t like the Lakers at all. In reflection, I wonder if it's the mob mentality as a Blazer fan,or the fact I don’t like Kobe and the better looking sibling thing.

Who do you dislike, hate, loathe, and why?

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