Have you read the story about a Spanish man who was in a coma for 11 years waking up and expressing

Have you read the story about a Spanish man who was in a coma for 11 years waking up and expressing astonishment that Roger Federer was still one of the best tennis players in the world? Open Court tried to track down the story to its origin, and it sure smells likes a fake. [Open Court] »9/22/15 11:14pm9/22/15 11:14pm


Someone Appears To Be Trying To Hoax The Marlins President Out Of His Job

When the Miami Marlins sent Marcell Ozuna to the minors on July 5, there was more in play than just giving the slumping third-year outfielder a chance “to get his rhythm back,” as Ozuna’s agent Scott Boras said he was told. Whether Ozuna becomes eligible for arbitration after this season or next depends on how much… »9/03/15 9:17am9/03/15 9:17am

Seth Davis Promotes His Mom's Hoax Cancer Cures

There have never been more options for those convinced that the medical establishment is hiding secrets from them. Look at the Google ads running down the sidebar of just about any website you visit, and you're almost certain to see ads about "natural" cures—gluten-free diets and alkaline water, superfoods and… »2/19/15 1:49pm2/19/15 1:49pm

Robert Allenby Spent $3,400 At A Strip Club On Night Of Alleged Attack

GolfChannel.com has managed to piece together a few more bits of information from the night pro golfer Robert Allenby claims he was kidnapped, beaten, and robbed in Honolulu, Hawaii. Allenby's story has been springing leaks almost from the moment it became public, and GolfChannel.com has just poked a few more. »1/26/15 11:31am1/26/15 11:31am

Prankster Poses As Ukraine Eyewitness, Calls MSNBC Host "Dumbass"

MSNBC's Krystal Ball couldn't foresee being called a "dumbass" by a prankster posing as an eyewitness to today's MH17 flight disaster, even after the guest—claiming to be stationed at the U.S. embassy in Kiev—claimed the plane was shot down by "a blast of wind from Howard Stern's ass." »7/17/14 3:43pm7/17/14 3:43pm

Dear Abby Runs Clearly Fake Letter From Woman Asking What Twerking Is

How many letters do you think "Dear Abby" receives in a day? Hundreds? Thousands? Enough, surely, that the advice column (now written by Jeanne Phillips) wouldn't need to run a fake letter. But you'll probably find this one in your local paper today, and we're pretty sure it's not authentic. »5/07/14 11:20am5/07/14 11:20am

Shaka Smart-To-Marquette Reports Came From Student Journalist

The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel now tells us Shaka Smart is not likely to take the head basketball coaching position at Marquette. Why, then, were TV stations in Milwaukee all breathlessly reporting the breaking news that he'd be the new leader of the Golden Eagles? A source inside one of those newsrooms tells us this… »3/25/14 5:11pm3/25/14 5:11pm