David Moyes Calls For Retroactive Punishment For Divers

Ashley Young is one of the most notorious divers in the Premier League, launching himself with such abandon and frequency that fans have set his antics to the Superman theme. David Moyes is one of the practices's most outspoken critics, having fined his own players for it in the past. So when Moyes came to Manchester… » 9/17/13 9:44am 9/17/13 9:44am

This Is Not How You Want To Dive If You Are An Olympic Diver

Meet Stephan Feck, an Olympic diver from Germany. Stephan Feck likely has a very big red mark covering his back right now, because something went horribly wrong when Mr. Feck tried to execute a forward three-and-a-half somersault during one of his dives. That sounds like a really hard thing to do, so I'm not going to… » 8/07/12 12:50pm 8/07/12 12:50pm

Chinese Diver Wins Gold, Is Finally Told That Her Mother Has Cancer…

Wu Minxia took gold in the 3m synchronized springboard, and in doing so became the first woman in history to win three consecutive Olympic golds. Sustained success like that comes at a price—in Wu's case, a life entirely devoted to training, cut off from the outside world. » 8/02/12 9:40am 8/02/12 9:40am

This Mets Fan Who Took A Nasty Tumble On Live TV Earns A Yellow Card…

As SNY went to break after the top of the seventh of tonight's Phillies-Mets matchup at Citi Field, cameras caught one mets fan taking a tumble and sending his beer cups flying. We all got a good laugh out of it—as did the SNY announcers—but a closer inspection reveals it was all staged. » 7/05/12 9:51pm 7/05/12 9:51pm

Soccer Player Has Cheek Touched, Fakes Own Death, Provokes Red Card

Last night Toronto FC won the Canadian Championship with an aggregate victory over the Vancouver Whitecaps, and it was not without some ridiculous floppery. In the midst of some heated talk, Toronto's Julian de Guzman lightly brushed the cheek of Jun Marques Davidson, as you would a lover or a baby bird. Davidson went … » 5/24/12 5:00pm 5/24/12 5:00pm

The Hunt Is On For A Great White Shark That Killed An American Diver…

"A man has been killed in a shark attack off Western Australia's Rottnest Island. Orders have been issued for the shark to be hunted down and killed after the fatal attack on a 32-year-old American man off the Island near Perth. Two companions of the scuba diver saw bubbles erupt on the water this afternoon before his… » 10/22/11 5:00pm 10/22/11 5:00pm

NFL Sends Strongly-Worded Memo To Teams Telling Them To Stop Faking…

The league has already said they won't discipline Deon Grant or the Giants for their mysterious incapacitation that just happened to stall the Rams' no-huddle offense on Monday night. An NFL spokesman admitted there's no way to prove when injuries are fake, so unless a player admits their duplicity afterward, there's… » 9/21/11 12:55pm 9/21/11 12:55pm

This Evening: Let's Have A Look At Soccer's Latest Dive Of The Year…

Your p.m. roundup for Sept. 14, the day we learned more than we ever wanted to know about Michael Chabon. H/T to Sportpost for the video from the Japanese K League. Got any stories or photos for us? Tip your editors. » 9/14/11 6:20pm 9/14/11 6:20pm