blast against the Toronto Blue Jays. After the game, a reporter asked Harper, who is a
Mormon and doesn't drink, if he was going to go out and take advantage of Toronto's lower
drinking age stands. Harper responded by saying, "That's a clown question, bro."
In honor of Harper, we present the top 10 'Clown questions' by reporters and the best reactions
by the ones who had to answer them.
10. Ron Swoboda, a former New York Met who became famous for his brilliant catch in
the 1969 World Series, became infamous for asking then New Orleans Saints head coach
Jim Mora about a "useless game". Good thing he didn't ask him about making the playoffs.
9. WHAT THE HELL KIND OF QUESTION IS THAT? Rangers coach John Tortella
has become wildly entertaining in his post-game press conference. One night, a reporter
came out of nowhere and asked a question about having only one assistant coach on the
bench. as if Tortella might have thrown his assistant in the East River before the game.
8. GET YOUR FACTS STRAIGHT! A news reporter shows up at a UConn post-game
press conference and decides to ask Jim Calhoun, head coach of the Huskies, how much
7. IT'S DEFINITELY NOT FAKE. A reporter asks a professional wrestler if his sport
is all make believe. Down goes Frazier!
6. TROLL-ING IN THE NBA. Stunned at a reporters question, Thunder guard Russell
Westbrook calls the dude a "troll".
5. TURNING THE TABLES. Former Mavericks coach Avery Johnson turns table on
reporter after hearing question he didn't like.
4. KURT BUSCH IS DANGEROUS WHEN YOU ASK A STUPID QUESTION.
3. JIM MORA IS ALSO VERY DANGEROUS WITH DUMB QUESTIONS.
2. WE'RE TALKING ABOUT PRACTICE. Allen Iverson didn't like reporters question
bout practice. Not a game, but practice.
1. ROYAL TANTRUM. Former Kansas City manager Hal McRae heard one too
many dumb questions.