CBS Praises Browns For No Turnovers; Browns Immediately Turn Ball Over

The Cleveland Browns have been rock-solid at holding onto the ball lately, and CBS decided to call attention to the fact that they'd gone 99 straight red-zone drives without a giveaway. That's the longest active streak in the NFL, or at least it would be if they hadn't immediately turned the ball over on that very… » 11/16/14 2:28pm 11/16/14 2:28pm

It's Stupid To Avoid Mentioning A No-Hitter In Progress. Vin Scully…

Awful Announcing dug up this Los Angeles Times article from July 9, 1960, proving the dumb debate has been going on at least that long. Let the Dean take you to school: » 8/16/12 3:55pm 8/16/12 3:55pm

The Texas Rangers Are Not World Champions, Possibly Thanks To FOX…

KDFW, the FOX affiliate in Dallas, sent out this text alert sometime after Josh Hamilton's 10th inning home run in the middle of the 9th—one of the multiple stretches it seemed like the Rangers had the game in hand. But there are no such things as jinxes; only depleted bullpens, questionable intentional walks, and… » 10/28/11 1:25am 10/28/11 1:25am

Here's One Surefire Way To Ensure Your Franchise's 51st Year Since A…

"The Dream Team." The Dream Team?! Not even a week into an abbreviated camp. With your best receiver holding out. Yep. » 7/30/11 3:00pm 7/30/11 3:00pm

Saints Just Officially Lost The Super Bowl

New Orleans has scheduled a parade for next Tuesday, "win or lose." The football gods don't like hubris, and they especially don't like fêting losers. So it's a jinx-jinx situation either way. [Indy Star] » 2/04/10 11:40pm 2/04/10 11:40pm

Did The Jets' Official Store Just Jinx Itself Out Of Business?

Jets fans will surely sleep soundly knowing that their Super Bowl gear is bought and paid for before the AFC Championship game even begins. (They even changed their URL to include "champions.") Nothing can possiblie go wrong now! [JetsShop] » 1/21/10 2:35pm 1/21/10 2:35pm

And Now, Let's Jinx Mark Buehrle Is Unjinxable (UPDATE)

Mark Buehrle is six three outs away from a perfect in Chicago. Twenty-seven up, 27 down. With no walks, hit batsmen or errors! First perfect game in the big leagues since 2004. [Gamecast] » 7/23/09 3:45pm 7/23/09 3:45pm

Vancouver Blog Jinxes Canucks Early And Often

A Canucks blog is asking fans to submit their own user-generated Stanley Cup parade routes. Is there a route that takes them under the World's Largest Ladder? [The White Towel; via Puck Daddy] » 4/24/09 8:55am 4/24/09 8:55am