Is It Okay For Sports Fans To Talk Like They’re Part Of The Team?

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I’m here to tell you all that it’s more than okay to refer to yourself as part of a specific sports team.

Doug Gottlieb (who I do enjoy listening to) went on Fox Sports Monday and ripped into people who talk like they’re part of a sports team.

He did give a little wiggle room when it comes to college teams, but still didn’t sound like a fan. You can watch his full comments below.

Hey, Doug, if my money and influence is being involved in any organization, then you damn well better believe I’ll be referring to “we” on a regular basis. (RELATED: Watch Wisconsin Beat Kentucky In The 2015 Final Four)

You can absolutely bet on that. Last time I check (I check regularly), I have the biggest megaphone on the planet when it comes to Wisconsin sports.

With great powers comes great responsibility. I don’t just praise them. I hold them accountable, and I shine a light on necessary things.

Nobody, and I mean nobody, has a bigger microphone on Wisconsin and the Detroit Lions than I do. So, yes, if I want to refer to myself as part of the organization, I’ll damn well do it.

When Gottlieb is out here grinding out every day like I am to build championship programs, then I’ll listen to what he has to say.

Until then, WE’VE got work to do to bring a championship to Madison. Either get onboard or get out of the way.