Americans are still sad from getting the boot from the 2014 FIFA World Cup. While it is tough to recover from such a loss, sporting an American flag bow tie may help cheer everyone up.
Bow ties aren't worn on the field, but they do have their place in Baseball.
Star Football players look great on the field, and they also look dapper wearing bow ties off of the field.
A Boxing match is a black tie event -- particularly for referees. (Image source: U.S. Army photo by Tim Hipps, FMWRC Public Affairs -- as a product of the US Government, it is in the Public Domain)