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Washington coach Chris Petersen April Fools’ pranks players with new uniforms (Video)

Washington-uniforms-April-FoolsCompared to what we have grown used to, Tuesday was a very quiet April Fools’ Day across the sporting world. I don’t know if people are just less gullible these days or what, but we didn’t see that many pranks. Washington football coach Chris Petersen still managed to pull one over on his players.

Petersen gathered his team for a meeting and unveiled the Huskies’ new uniforms, which of course were a complete eyesore. They featured some cartoon sketch husky on the helmet and the block letter “W” plastered all over the pants. The best part had to be the word “DAWGS” written across the ass of the pants.

Some of the players initially laughed when the new threads were unveiled, but Petersen stuck with it. He was convincing enough that the room erupted with relief when he finally dropped his “April Fools’!” punchline. We applaud him for the effort. Those things were downright awful.

Video via Reddit
H/T College Football Talk

April Fools’ Day pranks from the sports world – a recap

There were plenty of April Fools’ Day pranks run in the sports world on Monday, so we decided to recap them. Some were as simple as a tweet or two, while others were slightly more elaborate.

Let’s take a look at some of the April Fools’ Day pranks from the sports world.

CLEVELAND NEWSPAPER SAYS LEBRON JAMES RE-SIGNED WITH CAVS

LeBron re-signs Cavaliers

LeBron James had one of the most bitter splits with a professional sports team in recent memory, but the anger between Cleveland fans and James seems to have dissipated lately. Some fans are even dying to have him back. The Cleveland Plain Dealer appealed to those fans with a headline on their sports section Monday, though they really weren’t trying to hard to fool readers (did you notice the sub-headline?).

Cleveland newspaper runs LeBron James headline [The Basketball Jones]

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