The Big Ten's T-Shirt Cannon Is The Most Pathetic Thing Ever

Reader "Norman Dale" is at tonight's embarrassment of a Big Ten championship game (70-24 Wisconsin last we looked) and if there's any metaphor for a B1G season sapped of the ineligible Ohio State and Penn State, it's this weak T-shirt cannon. Seriously, what is this? Manufacturing used to be a point of Midwestern… » 12/01/12 11:37pm 12/01/12 11:37pm

Water Polo Coach Celebrates Gold By Jumping Into The Pool, Lands Crotch…

The US women's water polo team took gold today, stomping out Spain 8-5. When the game ended, the team and coaching staff linked arms and took a ceremonious plunge into the pool. One of the coaches, who was already a little late to this party, jumped in after them, only to land crotch-first on the head of one of the… » 8/09/12 6:57pm 8/09/12 6:57pm

Newspaper's HS Softball Season Wrap-Up Includes No Stats, "Due To The…

So this is one of those Twitter things, without much backstory. (We saw it here first.) But the team in question is the Rayne (Louisiana) High Lady Wolves, the coach is Deserea Dunn, and the paper is, we think, the Rayne Independent. The Lady Wolves crashed out of the district playoffs last month, so coach has had… » 5/17/12 4:45pm 5/17/12 4:45pm

Spanish Goalkeeper Allows Four Goals In Six Minutes, Saves Best Fail…

Enaut Zubikarai, the goalkeeper for Real Sociedad, had a very terrible Tuesday evening. Playing in the Copa del Rey's round of 16, Zubikarai allowed Mallorca to score six goals in the first 60 minutes, and Real Sociedad lost, 6-1. This particular moment of utter failure was Mallorca's fourth goal in a six-minute… » 1/11/12 1:35pm 1/11/12 1:35pm

Online Sports Publication Grantland Momentarily Confused By Online…

Well, this is embarrassing. Grantland had two heartening Father's Day stories up yesterday. Alas, the fathers could not read them at Grantland.com. The site was down, replaced by a picture of a smiling girl and Prince Harry's neck. From the look of things, the domain name registry had lapsed and hadn't been renewed. A… » 6/20/11 10:15am 6/20/11 10:15am

Belgian Goalie Forgets How To Throw At The Worst Possible Time, Assists…

Sammy Bossut, goalkeeper for Zulte-Waregem in the Belgian Pro League, pulled down a corner kick in a match against Lokeren over the weekend and, channeling a certain Giants quarterback, held onto the ball a little too long in his attempt to throw it down-field. Zulte-Waregem lost 2-1. » 3/09/11 1:00pm 3/09/11 1:00pm