Amir Johnson Took 3.5 Seconds Between Dribbles, And Did Not Get Called For A Double Dribble

It's sort of inexplicable how Toronto's Amir Johnson was able to get away with this. He takes the pass, dribbles to just outside the lane, picks up his dribble, pump fakes, pump fakes, and drives for a short jumper. By the game clock, it took him nearly four full seconds between putting the ball on the floor, and he… »1/03/13 1:45pm1/03/13 1:45pm

Marcus Camby Wrecked Landry Fields With A Flagrant Foul

Former New York Knick Marcus Camby clearly doesn't have much love for his former team, or maybe he was just frustrated by the ass-kicking the newly-D'Antoni-free New York squad was handing his Trail Blazers. Either way, he put the hit out on Landry Fields and earned a Flagrant 2 for it (reduced to a Flagrant 1 upon… »3/14/12 9:54pm3/14/12 9:54pm

We've Found The Dirtiest HS Basketball Players In America, And They're Two Chunky White Guys

This has apparently been making the rounds (to the point where the local news did a story on the "viral video"), but it's new to us, and it's fantastic. It shows a high school game from Washington State, and a series of (uncalled) flagrant fouls at the hands of two Connell High School players who are straight… »1/05/12 1:15pm1/05/12 1:15pm

The Female Athletes Who Are Damned If They Do, Damned If They Don't

In the past month, religious women have been prevented from participating in soccer, basketball, and weightlifting - all because their faith dictates they cover their heads, necks, arms, legs, or some combination thereof. If three makes a trend, then it looks like we're on the way to seeing an unofficial consensus… »6/10/11 2:35pm6/10/11 2:35pm

Let's Revisit The Time A Portuguese Goalie Brought Kung Fu Flair To A Romanian Soccer Game

When F.C. Astra Ploiesti faces CFR Cluj 1907 in some Romanian league action tomorrow, it will be a rematch of the 2009 match in which Cluj goalkeeper Nuno Claro drove his spikes into the chest of Astra's Georgian Paun. Alas, Paun now plays for Dinamo Bucureşti now so it's probably not worth tracking down an… »3/13/11 7:00pm3/13/11 7:00pm