Pet peeve of mine as well.When I'm king the people who root for a football powerhouse's football team and a different basketball powerhouse's basketball team are first against the wall.
Oh you got a master's degree there? Your wife went there? You grew up in that state? Save it for St. Peter, pal.
Wheel of Fortune is doing NFL shows this week, and a couple days ago they had a guy (non-New Englander) who chose the Patriots to follow during Brady's ascendancy, and was all pleased with himself for all the championships that followed. Don't break your arm, buddy.