Irony Is Dead: Bakersfield Condors Unveil Oil-Themed Mascot

Condors are majestic creatures. The California Condor, which historically ranged across the West Coast and Southwest (and even to Florida way back in the day), is the largest land bird in North America. In the late 1980s the California Condor went extinct in the wild, due to poaching and various types of environmental… »9/09/15 1:28am9/09/15 1:28am


Fans Sue Arena After Video Reveals Large And Small Beers Are Same Size

Above is a video taken Saturday night at an ECHL Idaho Steelheads game. It shows fans pouring a $7 large beer into a $4 small cup, and discovering that each holds exactly the same amount of liquid. Now the arena is facing a lawsuit, because rule number one in sports is that you don't shortchange hockey fans on beer. »3/13/14 8:37am3/13/14 8:37am

ECHL Goalie Arrested After Allegedly Groping Waitress, Screaming Racial Slurs In A Bar

The night after tending goal in a 3-1 loss to Gwinnett (he was pulled after 25 minutes), Orlando Solar Bears netminder Zoltan Hetenyi hit the town to drown his sorrows. Sometime around 3 a.m. Sunday morning, Hetenyi caused a ruckus at the Arena Tavern in Duluth, Ga., leading us to create this totally new stereotype… »3/19/13 1:22pm3/19/13 1:22pm

"This Is The Greatest Thing I've Ever Seen": An Actual, Live Condor Gets Loose At A Hockey Game

Man may think he has control over wild beasts, but that is only because the beasts allow it to be so. During the National Anthem of a Bakersfield Condors (ECHL) game a bird man attempted to bring a condor to a perch set up at center ice. Things quickly and hilariously unravelled. »2/10/13 10:30am2/10/13 10:30am

Goalies Fight In Minor League Hockey Brawl, Announcers Herald "Mass Hysteria"

Half the fun of this brawl between the Bakersfield Condors and the Ontario Reign last night is, obviously, the brawl itself—which included the goalies. The other half is the announcers' slow descent into giddy madness, including tossing out quotes from Ghostbusters. One of the goalies shamefully keeps his helmet on,… »1/29/12 6:29pm1/29/12 6:29pm