Umpire Mike Muchlinski is starting his third season in full-time MLB service, and today he got a reminder that the job isn’t always a dream. Here, in the fifth inning in New York, he caught a foul ball in a very unkind place.
Here’s an Australian Open line umpire taking a blow “down under” during today’s Federer-Berdych match. Ow ow ow ow ow.
Sounders 2 defeated L.A. Galaxy II 1-0 last night in exciting USL action, but it was a slightly abbreviated evening for Sérgio Mota as the Brazilian midfielder earned a sending-off from the third-tier soccer match after hammering his opponent’s balls with both feet.
The Grand National is Europe’s biggest steeplechase, and its extreme length (more than four miles) means horses can be particularly feisty after nine minutes of being hassled by a jockey. Many Clouds took down the title at 25-1 odds today, and celebrated by head-butting one of his handlers. The geezer went down,…
The machines tried to tell us it was time to go home. We didn't listen. And now Marty Foster's crotch has paid the ultimate price.
Celtics fans are hoping Marcus Smart is the next Kevin Garnett, and if this blast to Matt Bonner's nuts is any proof, the rookie is already embracing some of KG's finishing moves. This one, in particular, finished Smart's night; he earned the ejection, and Boston fell 101-89 to the Spurs.
Trevor Jacob did not have a very good semifinal in today's snowboard cross competition. First, he busted his ankle. Then he suffered a dickpunch from American teammate Alex Deibold. And finally, he missed out on qualifying for the final by hundredths of a second.
This happened before last night's series-clinching win over the Rays and it is mesmerizing.
Will MLB players ever learn to wear cups?
It is clear now that the Dodgers cannot lose. Scoring two in the ninth and one in the 12th, Los Angeles took its eighth straight. But I'm not here to talk about that. With the help of my friend LaTroy Hawkins, I'd like to tell all the kids out there just how important it is to wear your cup.
Last night's loss to the Heat hurt for a Pacers team that hit two late shots to tie in regulation and take what looked like a winner at the charity stripe in overtime, but it was especially painful for David West—mostly because of Norris Cole's blast to the 'nads.
Discussion of the Tobacco Road rivalry between Duke and North Carolina usually focuses on basketball, but the two teams have long had a national presence in men's lacrosse. Both squads are ranked again this season, and last night's 11-8 Blue Devils victory in Chapel Hill wasn't without the bitter, tough play laxbros…