Every year the morning show crew from KFAN radio in the Twin Cities does a season-long fantasy football bet that gives no prize to the winner and an extreme punishment to the loser.
In years past, the losers of the fantasy football challenge have had to shovel poop at a zoo, ride a bus from Las Vegas to Minneapolis, or even go a full year without getting a haircut.
But every year the stakes get higher. This year's loser was punished by getting their face and name plastered on a billboard about sexually transmitted diseases.
The 2020 fantasy football loser: Chris Hawkey.
The well-known Twin Cities-based musician and longtime producer of the No. 1 rated morning show now has his image and name on a billboard outside U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, serving as a reminder to get checked regularly for STDs.
"This is really, really embarrassing," said Hawkey, presumably because of the erroneous apostrophe in "STD's" on the billboard.
"No more fantasy football for me," he added.
Despite the billboard, getting checked for STDs is important and shouldn't be considered a source of embarrassment. You can find more information on how to get checked in Minnesota here.
The fantasy football challenge includes five members of the show – Hawkey, Paul "Meatsauce" Lambert, Cory Cove, A.J. Mansour and John Kriesel – who pick from six NFL players each week. There is also a ghost player, and anyone who loses to the ghost at the end of the season is punished.
Two years ago, Hawkey and Mansour lost to the ghost and were punished by being forced to dress up like pirates, get an ear pierced and stand outside the ship near U.S. Bank Stadium for a day. Meatsauce also lost to the ghost that year but he paid Hawkey and Mansour $500 each to avoid the embarrassment.
Hawkey also lost last year and was forced to ride a bus from Las Vegas to Minneapolis. He's also been forced to eat a box of raunchy Bean Boozled jelly beans.
Cove once had to go an entire year without getting a haircut, in addition to a punishment that featured him carrying a mold of Kriesel's manhood through the airport.