Old Cubs Fan Makes Great Catch On Home Run, Throws Dummy Ball Back

This old guy made a great play to grab Mark Reynolds's second-inning blast in Chicago. He scaled the fence and leaned almost as far over as possible to snag the ball, much to the delight of the folks around him. And, just like his fellow fan from a month ago, in nearly the exact same spot, he knew he had to throw… » 8/11/14 9:16pm 8/11/14 9:16pm

A List Of Things Old People Are Pussies About

Recently a woman eating at a North Carolina McDonald's found a butter swastika on the inside of her bun. Now, you might think that we are all defiantly anti-swastika out there, but some of the comments on a news story about the incident proved otherwise, including one that concluded with the following: » 8/11/14 4:39pm 8/11/14 4:39pm

Larry Brown Reminds Us That College Basketball Is So Full Of Itself

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban recently said some very smart things about the uselessness of the NCAA, suggesting that the NBA D-League is a viable alternative for developing future NBA players who would only attend one year of college before going pro because of the one-and-done rule. Larry Brown, now the head… » 3/06/14 11:27am 3/06/14 11:27am

The Texans Got Old Man Ed Reed A Walker For His Birthday

Ed Reed turned 35 yesterday. His new teammates in Houston recognized the occasion by presenting him with a Hall of Fame jacket cake, but free safety Danieal Manning also gave Reed this platinum walker as a gag. Reed has yet to play this season because of a hip injury. No word on whether the Texans billed Medicare for… » 9/12/13 2:25pm 9/12/13 2:25pm

Bob Ryan's Twitter Account Is An Exercise In Muted Despair

When Peter Gammons sends out one of his patented butt-tweets, it's an occasion for laughter, because old guys who don't understand technology are always funny. But retired Boston Globe columnist Bob Ryan's misuse of the social media platform makes us feel sad. Ryan definitely wants to say something, but he just can't! » 7/25/13 12:34pm 7/25/13 12:34pm

91-Year-Old Weightlifter Is Stronger Than You And Every Old Person Ever

Sy Perlis, an American 91-year-old weightlifter, bench pressed 187.5 pounds last Saturday at the National Bench Push-Pull Press and Dead Lift Championships in Phoenix, Arizona. He competed in the 90-and-over group, and broke the world record for the heaviest weight ever benched by a nonagenarian. He beat the previous… » 6/15/13 3:15pm 6/15/13 3:15pm

The 111-Year-Old Yankees Fan Is Probably Lying About His Age

It was the ultimate photo op: Derek Jeter, the face of the Yankees, meeting Bernando LaPallo, who at 111 years old would be older than than Yankees franchise itself. Like every other good thing, it's probably not true. LaPallo's age is very much in dispute, and he's been accused of lying about it to sell books. » 6/03/13 12:03pm 6/03/13 12:03pm