Joakim Noah's Awkward Brilliance Now Available In Illustrated Gifs

Just in time for the playoffs, illustrator Chris Edser has put together a great series of gifs capturing the awkward magic of Joakim Noah, the gangliest of the NBA's elite talent. You couldn't ask for a better representation of player who does many things well and few things gracefully. » 4/16/14 6:22pm Yesterday 6:22pm

Alex Poythress Shows No Ill Effects From Leg Injured In Celebration

Following Kentucky's win over Wisconsin Saturday night, Alex Poythress looked to suffer a pretty painful leg injury. He got himself stuck at the bottom of a celebratory pile-up on the court, and twisted his leg and was in obvious pain. By the look of things tonight, all seems to be OK. » 4/07/14 9:59pm 4/07/14 9:59pm

What Will Aaron Harrison Do Tonight?

Kentucky guard Aaron Harrison has hit clutch shots in the Wildcats' last three games to help deliver them to tonight's national championship bout against UConn. The last two came in the games' final seconds, and bore such a remarkable similarity that we made a composite of them in the GIF you see here. » 4/07/14 12:30pm 4/07/14 12:30pm

Despite Slow Start, UConn Beats Top-Seeded Florida To Advance To Final

The last time Florida lost, it was to Connecticut on December 2, 2013. The Gators won their next 30 games until tonight—the last time they'll lose this season—which was, again, to UConn. Uconn beat Florida 63-53 on a night they went the first four minutes without scoring a point and found themselves in a 16-4 hole… » 4/05/14 8:57pm 4/05/14 8:57pm

Pirates Fan Catches Foul Ball With Exploding Tub Of Popcorn

Here we have a Pittsburgh fan camping out underneath a foul ball off the bat of Cardinals second baseman Matt Carpenter, MacGyvering his tub of popcorn into a glove for an easier grab. I was really expecting (hoping) the ball to bust right through the bottom but it looks like it hits the side of the tub, which gave us… » 4/05/14 11:11am 4/05/14 11:11am

Jose Fernandez Grounds Out Weakly; Mom And Grandma Laugh At Him

Jose Fernandez is your Marlins Opening Day starter. He's a great, young pitcher who, according to Eduardo Perez, also thinks he's a great, young hitter. Perez said during the broadcast that he considers himself a cleanup hitter. So far, through four scoreless innings against the Rockies, he's given up four hits and… » 3/31/14 8:39pm 3/31/14 8:39pm

This Is The Bananas Dunk That Won The NAIA Dunk Contest

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics held its inaugural dunk contest Saturday and Taylor Inman of Southwestern Christian stole the show. This dunk is nuts. He tosses a pass to himself from halfcourt, sprints to just inside the foul line, leaps, catches, and dunks it all in the same motion. Absolutely… » 3/23/14 12:48pm 3/23/14 12:48pm