Robin Williams at the Friars Roast for Whoopi Goldberg at the Hilton Hotel in New York City on October 7, 1993.
Robin Williams at the Friars Roast for Whoopi Goldberg at the Hilton Hotel in New York City on October 7, 1993. Walter McBride—Corbis

Watch Robin Williams Explain Sports

Aug 12, 2014

No one tackled the absurdity of sports quite like Robin Williams. Here's the comic legend riffing on golf, baseball and other games during his stand-up routines.

(Warning: Lots of NSFW stuff here).

Golf

Oh, so that's why the shots are called strokes.

The Winter Olympics

Put on a glove, man.

Football

What happens when Tom Landry coaches ballet, and a choreographer coaches football?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pflFI9NzJRY

Soccer

Williams' take on flopping and yellow cards, with a detour to Lance Armstrong -- pre-PED scandal -- and hockey.

Baseball

Baseball had a cocaine problem in the 1980s, and the third-base coach wasn't helping.

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