What Happened to the Runner Who Shit Himself During a Half-Marathon?

Years after Swedish distance runner Mikael Ekvall crapped his shorts in the midst of a half-marathon, his photo still shows up on Facebook. You might've seen it with a "fail" caption or a demotivational poster—played-out viral image formats that were de rigueur at the time—or in any number of "world's most… » 1/23/15 4:19pm 1/23/15 4:19pm

Brazil's Meltdown Was Too Sad For The World-Cup-Logo-As-Facepalm Meme

The "World Cup logo as a sad, facepalming guy" meme has been around since the start of the tournament. When Brazil was down 5-0 to Germany, it looked like this version, via @dorybenami, would end up being the perfection of the meme. And then Brazil went ahead and conceded two more goals. So much for that. » 7/08/14 6:34pm 7/08/14 6:34pm

Explainer: Who Is Slender Man and Why Would Two Girls Kill for Him?

News broke last night that, according to Wisconsin police, two 12-year-old girls recently lured a friend into the woods and stabbed her 19 times. Then, when questioned, they allegedly claimed they wanted to ingratiate themselves with "Slender Man," a monstrous urban legend created by the Internet. » 6/03/14 1:08pm 6/03/14 1:08pm

Street Fighter Themes Go Great With Hockey [Update: Punch-Out!! Too]

Montréal and Dallas hooked up on Jan. 2 and at 4:56 in the second period, the Habs' winger Travis Moen decided he'd had enough of counterpart Antoine Roussel's shit. Hockeyfights.com Metacritic'd this spectacle at 84, with Moen clearly winning the fight. Our ears perked up because ... wait ... is that Guile's theme? » 1/05/14 5:03pm 1/05/14 5:03pm

Remembering Occupy Tebow: Jewel Of ESPN's Dying Comments Section

The ESPN comments section will no longer exist in its current form after today. The cesspool that allowed sports fans to anonymously post their unpunctuated thoughts about sports while hiding behind the shield of anonymity is being replaced by a system that will force users to tether their comments to their Facebook… » 7/16/13 12:10pm 7/16/13 12:10pm

ESPN Posts Robert Griffin III "'Merica" Meme To Facebook, Enrages…

ESPN's SportsCenter Facebook page attempted to capitalize on Robert Griffin III's solid game against the Eagles yesterday by posting the mangled meme you see above. In addition to the expected racist arguments, among the 1,000-so comments were dozens of users angered by the meme. Here is a sampling of those comments. » 11/19/12 1:20pm 11/19/12 1:20pm