Celtics draft pick Marcus Thornton, not to be confused with Houston Rockets guard Marcus Thornton, dove for a loose ball and slid into a barrier during today’s NBL game between the Illawarra Hawks and Sydney Kings. As the Kings player got up, a fan in the stands sprinkled beer on his head. The bearded man did not… »
Your team is hosting the #21 Northwestern Wildcats in a crucial late-season game. You’re understandably pumped and there’s snow on the ground. You should throw a snowball! But no Northwestern fans are in range. Should you throw it at the nearby cheerleaders? »
As with many of yesterday’s international soccer matches, Turkey-Greece began with a moment of silence in remembrance of the victims of the terrorist attacks in Paris last week. Things quickly went off the rails, when the home Turkish fans interrupted the silence with boos and chants. But it might not be as simple as… »
A North Palm Beach man was arrested after yesterday’s Giants win in Tampa, and police say he was attempting to set fire to the huge Buccaneers flag that flies over team headquarters. »
Last weekend, Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett was arrested in Columbus after he tried to avoid a DUI checkpoint near campus. He is underage, and reportedly blew a 0.099 into a breathalyzer, yet he was only charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated. Naturally, Buckeyes fans have flocked to defend him, and… »
The NFL held its third and final town hall meeting on relocation last night. After giving fans in San Diego and St. Louis a chance to vent and make a case for why their football teams shouldn’t be relocated to Los Angeles, a group of NFL execs trudged into the Paramount Theater in Oakland to hear it from Raiders fans.… »
Buffalo Sabres coach Dan Bylsma was just trying to do something that happens hundreds of times a year at NHL games: tossing a puck that ended up in the bench area to a little kid in the crowd. This time, some self-important man decided to intervene.
Bills wide receiver Sammy Watkins is injured, which means it’s time for unbalanced fans to go on Instagram and yell at him for not being tough and strong enough to play. Watkins got fed up with those comments this morning, and posted the now-deleted screed above to his Instagram account. »
This Eagles fan, who is somehow a real person and not a character from It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia, gave a pregame speech for the ages before the team’s Week 6 game against the Giants. Things are about to get weird!
League One (the third tier of English soccer) Barnsley are currently in the shitter, having won just four games in 14, and in position to be relegated to League Two at the end of the season. Yesterday a supporter joined them. »
The Guardian has a pretty disturbing report from Ukraine, where Dynamo Kiev and Chelsea drew 0-0 yesterday in Champions League action. According to the paper, UEFA is investigating attacks in the stands on four black Dynamo Kiev supporters, suffered at the hands of their fellow home fans. In an attempt to restore a… »
Ahead of today’s Manchester City-Sevilla Champions League match, a bunch of fans met in the streets of Manchester and partook in a huge fight, chucking an insane number of chairs and tables at each other, proving yet again that soccer fans are the worst. »
The umpires needed a replay review to figure out that Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar was hit by a pitch during the second inning of last night’s Royals-Blue Jays game, and Royals pitcher Jeremy Guthrie immediately thought of what happened the last time the Jays’ home crowd saw their team get screwed by replay: »
Tonight will be the first game back at the Rogers Centre since Toronto’s bananas Game 5 win over the Rangers, which included a beerstorm interlude after a disputed call. That’s not likely to happen again, and the Blue Jays are going to make extra-sure: they’re banning cans of beer in the cheap seats. »