Today's First Responder Bowl was the ultimate rarity in college football: a cancelled bowl game.
Inclement weather and lightning in the area first delayed, then canceled the action between Boston College and Boise State at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas. The game was declared a no-contest after roughly 90 minutes of waiting, with thunderstorms expected to continue throughout the rest of the day.
The two teams played less than a quarter before the ruling was made. To top it off, this is the first bowl game ever to be cancelled.
Of course, as you might imagine, the reaction to the news has been overwhelmingly negative.
To make matters worse, the bowl game ticket sales are final, so fans are on the hook for this.
Look, no one can control the weather, but you have every right to be annoyed if you're a player, coach, fan, parent or administrator who traveled for this.
Giving up Christmas with family, spending a ton of time and money and not even being able to play the game is brutal.