Huskers Nation Flips Its Shit After Someone Thumbs-Downs Cute Video

In the Nebraska spring game, Red inserted an undersized but plucky tailback by the name of Jack Hoffman for a crucial fourth-down carry. It's worth mentioning that Jack is 7 years old and has suffered from brain cancer, and because the good folks at Nebraska realize what a bullshit deal it is to be 7 and to have… » 4/06/13 8:10pm 4/06/13 8:10pm

Fans Throw 21,000 Teddy Bears Onto The Ice After Goal

Often imitated, never duplicated, the WHL's Calgary Hitmen's annual Teddy Bear Toss is the best spectacle in junior hockey, and it's for a good cause. Fans bring stuffed animals to the game, and upon the Hitmen's first goal, they're hurled onto the ice in an orgiastic torrent of plush. The bears are then donated to… » 12/03/12 11:05am 12/03/12 11:05am

Want To Increase Donations To Your Charity? Stop Contesting Those…

Why did Lance Armstrong's decision to stop fighting doping allegations—and thereby consent to being stripped of his seven Tour de France titles—drive up donations to his charity so sharply? Armstrong gave up the ghost Thursday; on Friday donations to the Lance Armstrong Foundation rose by a factor of 25. » 8/26/12 5:00pm 8/26/12 5:00pm

A Nine-Year-Old Bet That Roger Federer Would Win Seven Wimbledons Just…

Way back in 2003, the year Roger Federer won his first Grand Slam event at All England, a shut-in named Nick Newlife wrote to bookmaker William Hill, asking what kind of odds he could get on the young Swiss to win seven Wimbledon titles by 2019. It was a "unique" bet, one not even the legendarily futures-obsessed… » 7/09/12 10:15am 7/09/12 10:15am

John McEnroe Will Swear At You For An Hour For Just $28,500

There's an online charity open through Thursday that will grant two lucky — I mean absurdly wealthy — people an hour-long tennis lesson with John McEnroe at Randall's Island in New York City. The bid is currently at $26,000. The money will go towards saving the earth (literally, I guess?), so we can only be so » 4/05/11 6:35pm 4/05/11 6:35pm