After the fans as well as players were booted out of the sports, some years before, Ankenbauer introduced a strict conduct policy which comprises of a lifetime ban for repeated fanatic behavior. The people of America take their favorite sports very seriously and their compassion as well as obsessions can surpass the line and sometimes its way over the line.
However, the bad sports fans thing isn’t just limited to professional games. It spreads across the youth leagues and high schools sports where the administrators have to institute strict measures for the protection of players and the spectators.
While some say the behavior of fans is getting worse, but you really can’t quantify. Several officials of schools and games state that it just seems to get worse with every passing day as the rowdiness and violence caught on the camera is posted globally for everyone to see.
You don’t really get to see such incidents in overabundance, but when you have one such event like this, it impacts the whole world. The Safety Board of sports leagues and colleges endeavor their best to manage bad sports fans in a secure manner.
The bad behavior of fan is seen rising to criminal level in the past few decades. During the basketball game of Beavercreek – Dunbar, an angry fan stabbed three people on the court. Fans hitting players, lobbing whiskey bottles on referee has already been done in the sports world.
Though such events are rare, but they do create a threat to the huge number of games being played worldwide daily. However, sports organizations are endeavoring their best to take active approaches towards these problems. They try to inaugurate the game in good spirit and endeavor their best to create a mutual understanding amongst the team mates and their fans before starting of the game.