Central Michigan Basketball Player Nearly Crushed By Collapsing Hoop

Northern Illinois center Pete Rakocevic threw down a dunk during Saturday night's game, and as Central Michigan forward John Simons went to inbound the ball, everyone realized that the hoop was slowly collapsing. Simons was quick enough to get out of the way, but that was frighteningly close. » 3/01/15 4:04pm Yesterday 4:04pm

Sounds Like The Nuggets Have Given Up

It takes a village to create a middenheap as large and as foul as the 2014-15 Denver Nuggets. A poorly assembled roster, a coach who's in over his head, and a cheapskate owner have all combined to make this so much more special than just a typical lost season—the players may be actively sabotaging their coach! But… » 3/01/15 2:45pm Yesterday 2:45pm

Blackhawks Deny Rumors Of Locker-Room Strife

It's been a very weird week for the Blackhawks, which kicked off with a broken collarbone for Patrick Kane that will see their leading scorer out through May, closed with a pair of significant "we're going for it" trades, and in between saw some thinly sourced rumors take on a life of their own. It's gotten to the… » 3/01/15 2:11pm Yesterday 2:11pm

Amazon's Deeply Discounting Tax Software Today, Plus More Deals

If you still haven't settled up with Uncle Sam, Amazon's offering terrific prices on H&R Block Tax Software, today only. Prices start at just $17 for the Deluxe edition (compared to $45 when purchased directly from H&R Block's website), and stretch up to $37 for Premium & Business (compared to $80). » 3/01/15 9:05am Yesterday 9:05am

UPDATED: Holy Shit, This Weight Loss Supplement Has Prozac In It

The FDA just issued a warning not to use the weight-loss supplement Oxy ELITE Pro Super Thermogenic — because it contains fluoxetine, also known as Prozac. Not a drug humans should be taking unaware, and one that can cause serious side effects, including suicidal thoughts and seizures. » 2/28/15 9:03pm Saturday 9:03pm

Stolen NASCAR Race Car Found In Suburban Atlanta

Good news for Travis Kvapil! According to WXYZ, the Team Xtreme race car Kvapil was supposed to race at Atlanta Motor Speedway was found early today by the side of the road northwest of Atlanta in Gwinnett County, Georgia, twenty miles from where it was found. » 2/28/15 6:21pm Saturday 6:21pm

AEG Invokes Terrorism In Bid To Halt Rival Inglewood Stadium Project

Sports conglomerate AEG has pursued the construction of an NFL stadium in Los Angeles for over a decade, and it has become clear that they'll resort to a hilariously deplorable campaign of dirty tricks to ensure that a competitor's stadium doesn't get built. » 2/28/15 3:09pm Saturday 3:09pm

NHRA Cracks Down On The Dumbest Fake Street Racing Show On Television

Several National Hot Rod Asscoation drag racers who appeared on the worst idea for a show ever, Street Outlaws, have been warned that their competition license may be suspended for going on the show. Problem is, several members are still booked to appear on the show and this sudden change in policy comes at just the… » 2/28/15 1:33pm Saturday 1:33pm

This Is The Worst Shot I've Ever Seen

The above GIF features one of the 400 or so best basketball players in a world earnestly attempting to make a shot—I think—in a real live basketball game that counted in the standings and everything. It went about 20 feet too high, 20 feet too deep, and 20 feet too wide, but at least Alexey Shved is out here trying! » 2/28/15 1:14pm Saturday 1:14pm

The Bizarre Spring Training Injuries Are Out In Full Force

The greatest spring training tradition—baseball players injuring themselves in weird-ass ways—has arrived early this year. First Michael Saunders stepped on a sprinkler head and tore the meniscus in his knee, and now Tampa Bay Rays reliever Ronald Belisario has fractured his (non-throwing) shoulder while getting out… » 2/28/15 12:44pm Saturday 12:44pm

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