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Fan Makes Layup, Free Throw, Half-Court Shot, Forgets To Take Three-Pointer, Does Not Win $50,000

At halftime of Sunday's Missouri Valley Conference final, a 24-year-old student made the shot of his life. Alex Permann needed to hit, in order, a layup, a foul shot, a three, and one from center court, all within 24 seconds, in order to win $50,000. After he sank his half-courter, he thrust his arms up, jumping… »3/12/13 4:09pm3/12/13 4:09pm

Photoshop Time: Rob Gronkowski On The Cover Of "The Body Issue"

Yes, yes: We've said we're pretty much over any and all photos of Rob Gronkowski without a shirt. And we meant it! But as soon as we saw this image of Gronk on one of the covers of ESPN The Magazine's forthcoming "The Body Issue," we just knew it was ripe for your photoshops. I mean, look at those ... hands? Just use… »7/10/12 5:40pm7/10/12 5:40pm

Photoshop Contest: That Jerkoff Kid Behind Doug Gottlieb

We can't stop marveling at the brilliant juvenile hijinks displayed last night at the Kansas State-Missouri game by the young man sitting directly behind Doug Gottlieb, which our own Tim Burke so memorably captured in a .gif we posted this morning. But there's no reason for the fun to stop there; the natural next… »2/22/12 3:40pm2/22/12 3:40pm

Photoshop Contest: Raiders LB Rolando McClain's Fantastic Perp Walk Grin

When we first saw the above photo of Rolando McClain after he was arrested yesterday in his hometown of Decatur, Ala., on misdemeanor gun and assault charges, we kind of thought it had already been doctored. I mean, just look at that facial expression, at that playful tilt of the head. But the photo, as is, was… »12/02/11 12:50pm12/02/11 12:50pm

Readers: Let's Come Up With A Less Awful Trophy For The Winner Of Iowa-Iowa State

Now that the Iowa Corn Growers Association and the Iowa Corn Promotion Board have abandoned their ill-fated agrarian-robot-family-allegory design for the Cy-Hawk Trophy, how will the victors in the annual football showdown between Iowa and Iowa State know they've won? Please help bail out the corn industry by… »8/24/11 2:20pm8/24/11 2:20pm