Deceptively Fast W/Seth Payne - Eight Sports It's Still Okay For Americans To LoseTake heart in the fact that there is still a plethora of sports in which we Americans only take note when things are going well. They are sports in which it is still okay for us to lose. I list them for you in the video above. If we have an American champion in one of these sports, we delight in his or her success. Once that champion fades, however, we barely acknowledge that the sport exists.