It’s simply got to be gnawing at Chris Mortensen, the longtime ESPN NFL reporter, to be missing the draft this year. He announced in January that he’s got throat cancer, Stage IV, and that’s all kinds of terrible for anyone, not least for a guy who trades on having a voice. Since the draft kicked off his Twitter…
If you ever want to feel as if you’ve wasted away your sad, underachieving life, take a look at Chase Elliott, the pole sitter for this weekend’s GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. The 20 year old gets to wave that underage flag high for winning pole on his first trip to Talladega in a Sprint Cup Series car.
Today’s Bayern Munich-Borussia Mönchengladbach broadcast on FS2 had a bonus soundtrack: “HELLOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!?”
The Jamaican team of Jermaine Hamilton, Julian Foote, Rasheed Dwyer, and Oshane Bailey took first place at the Penn Relays 4x100 after the top U.S. team botched the baton exchange on the anchor leg.
Today’s NFL Network draft coverage came to a sudden halt when, immediately after Mike Mayock’s assertion that “I’m very much a Beavers guy,” the Bears selected Deon Bush. That pick drove the network’s panelists to paralyzing laughter, and brought on a quick cut to commercial.
Stephen Strasburg overcame eight hits in seven innings to improve to 4-0 on the season as the Washington Nationals beat the St. Louis Cardinals last night 5-4.
Nothing will make you appreciate the amazing chew of delicious pasta quite like substituting the sad, overmatched strands of spaghetti squash. Awful.
A Nashville sports reporter who delivered a Prince-themed report after the musician’s death has been fired, according to his Facebook page.
So here’s this weirdo wearing purple and a tiny green backpack who somehow scored court-side seats for tonight’s Heat-Hornets Game 6. He tried riding Dwyane Wade hard in the final minutes, only to see the veteran Miami guard hit two marvelous clutch shots. That, somehow, didn’t shut Purple Guy up. This is the worst…
Tonight in the first round of the NBA playoffs, the Miami Heat’s Dwyane Wade made several remarkable shots to force a Game 7 against the Charlotte Hornets. Jeb Bush, who has nothing better to do than tweet about basketball like the rest of us, celebrated the heroic performance by mangling the spelling of Wade’s first…
The Los Angeles Lakers have hired former Lakers player and current top Golden State Warriors assistant Luke Walton as their next head coach, the team announced tonight.
Whether or not you remember the time a year ago when Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier—the two best light-heavyweight fighters in the world, who legitimately can’t stand each other and match up in ways that make for brilliant fighting—were caught talking incredible shit to each other, you’ll appreciate this sequel, where…
Unemployed athlete and alleged domestic abuser Johnny Manziel took offense to a photo posted last night of the former Browns quarterback watching the NFL draft from a Columbus bar, and used Twitter tonight to voice his displeasure at the nature of Johnny Football-related discourse these days: