When a sports team or their coach decides to continue a massive beating when the game is clearly out of reach. Also excessive end zone celebrating in the same situation. In effect the winning team is clowning the losing team.
The Gators are beating FAMU 70-0 and they elect to go for 2 points! Coach Spurrier is definately in clown mode!
A defensive back from Oklahoma does the Heisman Trophy pose in the endzone after returning an INT 99 yards to make the score OU-52 Texas A&M-0. That dude is in clown mode!