Phil Mickelson Hits Into Hospitality Area For Second Day In A Row

Phil Mickelson hit a shot into the hospitality area of the par-4 fifth hole at The Barclay's yesterday and he did it again today. Both times he actually hit a nearby cart path and the ball bounced up into the tent area. Both times he was able to hit it off the astroturfed section without taking a drop. » 8/23/14 2:13pm 45 minutes ago

This Awkward Report From The Urbana Sweetcorn Fest Is Full Of Lies

Maggie Hockenberry had the unenviable task of up-selling the Urbana Sweetcorn Fest in Urbana, Illinois and every step of the way the camera saw right through her. "Oh my gosh, Amanda. Downtown Urbana, corn is what everybody's craving. There's a line behind me of people just waiting to get their ears." She turned… » 8/23/14 12:13pm Today 12:13pm

Did Mesut Özil Actually Suck Last Year? Whose Fault Was That?

It was easy to blame Mesut Özil, because it's easy to blame any athlete for anything. But last year, it was particularly easy to blame Mesut Özil. He arrived under the halo of his record £42.5 million fee at Arsenal, implicitly anointing him Savior, a title that almost always preempts failure. » 8/23/14 11:13am Today 11:13am

Love-For-Wiggins Trade Official; T-Wolves Announces Haul In Ad

The Cavaliers and Timberwolves agreed in principle to this deal weeks ago, but it could not become official until today, when Andrew Wiggins became eligible to be traded. NBA rookies can't be traded for 30 days after they sign a contract. Now, officially, Minnesota sends Love to the Cavaliers in exchange for… » 8/23/14 11:13am Today 11:13am

Red Sox Fan Dives Across His Row For Foul Ball, Doesn't Get It

This Red Sox fan just straight-up dove across half the people in his row trying to get a foul ball like he was a member of the secret service trying to take a bullet for the President. He landed on his wife (presumably) and another woman and small child in the adjoining seats. Look how pissed she is! » 8/23/14 10:41am Today 10:41am

Twins Rip Tigers 20-6, Get A Couple Homers Off The Shortstop

Andrew Romine came in to pitch the eighth inning for the Tigers in what was then a 17-5 thumping by the Twins. Andrew Romine is the the Tigers shortstop, but he filled in admirably and was thanked by his manager for doing so. Eating up the inning and saving a starter or Joe Nathan from having to pitch in a garbage… » 8/23/14 9:54am Today 9:54am

Matt Simms Celebrates Touchdown Pass With Salsa Dancing

Fans who tuned into tonight's Big Apple Derby between the Giants and Jets might have expected to see some salsa dancing from G-Men receiver Victor Cruz. That didn't happen, but the Jets' scrub QB Matt Simms filled in the gap with some terrific white dude moves after a late-game touchdown heave to Greg Salas. » 8/22/14 11:53pm Yesterday 11:53pm

Cop Who Threatened Bengals Player With Taser During Traffic Stop Fired

Sam Montgomery, a defensive end for the Cincinnati Bengals, was caught for speeding in South Carolina back in June. R.S. Salter, the state trooper who pulled over Montgomery, threatened to use a taser on the cooperative NFL player before arresting him. Being an unnecessary prick cost Salter his job today. » 8/22/14 5:42pm Yesterday 5:42pm

What Baseball's Most Famous Brawl Photo Didn't Show You

It's been 49 years since Giants ace Juan Marichal clocked Dodgers catcher John Roseboro with his bat. The moment was captured in Neil Leifer's iconic photograph, which in turn shaped the collective memory of the incident. Today, Marichal is remembered as the villain, Roseboro as the helpless innocent in the middle… » 8/22/14 3:37pm Yesterday 3:37pm