Playoff beards are a common way for athletes to keep their mojo going during the postseason. Some fans even get in on the action to stand in solidarity with their team. But one Chicago Blackhawks fan took his playoff growth to unique heights.
Frank Miller, a resident of Park Ridge, Ill., had the misfortune of dealing with a flooded basement in his house. Through the process of tending to that matter, other things fell through the cracks -- like maintaining his lawn. It wasn't long before neighbors began taking notice of Miller's overgrowth, which led him to spin the shaggy landscaping into his own act of solidarity with the Blackhawks players during their Stanley Cup run.
"They're growing their playoff beards, so I just decided, you know what, it hit me: I'm going to make a playoff lawn and I'm going to make a sign for it and I'm going to embrace it," Miller told CBS 2 Chicago. "So, embrace my ugly lawn."
Miller's sign read: "Playoff lawn. Won't cut until Hawks win Cup!"