10 sports moments as awkward as the Oscars’ Best Picture catastrophe – FOXSports.com
Sunday night at the Oscars got a late jolt — as well as one of the most awkward, memorable scenes in TV history — when the wrong card was accidentally handed to the Best Picture presenters. The mixup led to La La Land briefly being named Best Picture, before an insane moment when the speeches were stopped and the audience was informed that it was actually Moonlight that had won.
The auditorium gasped, four thousand people on Twitter made a joke about La La Land blowing a 3-1 lead, and we had ourselves a real Oscars moment.
It got me thinking: What are some cringeworthy comparisons in the world of sports? Here are ten sports moments as awkward as the Oscars’ foul up.
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