If you have ever watched golf or a tennis match, then you know the etiquette is for the fans to stay quiet. A muted version of clapping is encouraged after a great swing or play.
You don't find golf or tennis fans yelling through megaphones or banging together noisemakers such as thundersticks or hand clappers. You'll notice them very calmly observing and paying attention to every detail of play.
Now, switch gears and think about a football or basketball game and you have the complete opposite reaction from the fans. They are loud during all times of play. As a matter of fact, if you asked them to quiet down, there would likely be uproar like what happened when the Continue reading