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According to this piece of news, a high school basketball coach in the USA has been suspended for winning by too much... defined as 'unsporting conduct'. Even though the scoreline suggests they clearly did take their foot off the pedal after half-time.
Is this a purely American mindset? I saw one of ESPN's 30 for 30 documentaries about controversial american football team 'The U', where one of their greatest crimes was considered to be scoring heavily against a rival college (who they had previous with) when the game was effectively won.
Surely it is just as sporting in a competitive environment to give it your all throughout, rather than passing the ball about pretending you don't want to get more points (the nature of basketball makes this impossible without deliberately missing shots). Most winning teams will relax on a large lead anyway (reduce injury risk, try out reserve players, etc.), so if a team wants to push for a record, why not let them?
Having said all that, this guy takes it way too far: