Whoever invented emojis clearly wasn't a sports fan. Here are a few suggestions for the next rollout of characters.

By Lindsay Applebaum
April 10, 2015

Apple rolled out a bunch of new emojis with this week's iOS 8.3 release. The bulk of the new characters are more racially diverse versions of existing emojis; there are also some new country flags, same-sex families and an Apple Watch. That's all well and good, but we still see some obvious holes in the collection.

Here are a few sports-related suggestions for the next generation of emojis:

Tom Brady Looking for a High Five Emoji

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Similar to:

emojipedia.org

 

Mutombo Finger Wag Emoji

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Similar to:

emojipedia.org

 

Brandi Chastain Celebrating Emoji

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Similar to:

emojipedia.org

 

Jagr Mullet Emoji

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Similar to: Maybe this guy?

 

McKayla Maroney Is Not Impressed Emoji

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Similar to:

emojipedia.org

 

Crying Villanova Piccolo Girl Emoji

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Similar to:

emojipedia.org

 

Generic Gatorade Shower Emoji

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Similar to:

emojipedia.org

 

Bill Belichick Emoji

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Similar to:

emojipedia.org

 

Lance Stephenson Blowing in LeBron James's Ear Emoji

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Green Man Emoji

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Hockey Puck Emoji

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Similar to: Nothing, that's the point.

 

Bash Brothers Emoji

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Similar to:

emojipedia.org

 

Usain Bolt Lightning Emoji

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Similar to:

emojipedia.org

 

What other sports emojis should be added to the keyboard? Share your ideas in the comments section.

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