Former NHL enforcer Zenon Konopka played parts of two seasons in Minnesota under coach Mike Yeo, and by all accounts they weren’t pleasant ones for either man. So take that into account when Konopka, with an assist from Hoppy Konopka, goes public with a call for Yeo’s ouster.
The Edmonton Eskimos and Calgary Stampeders played a football game Monday, but who cares about that. Check out the jackrabbit that jumped on the field while Edmonton’s Kendial Lawrence returned a kick.
Via animal-video repository The Awl, here’s video of a snowboard guy and an avalanche and then a dumb, dumb hare dashes directly into the snowfall’s path. Be sure to watch the slow-motion beginning at 0:14—that little motherfucker runs on top of the churning snow before making one flailing leap for safety.
This is like a month old, but you’ll forgive me for not keeping up on New Zealand’s regional rugby union leagues.
Iowa Hawkeyes wrestlers probably reside in an awkward position. They're some of the best in the nation at their sport—the team won NCAA titles in 2008, 2009, and 2010—but they're also wrestlers, which means they inevitably carry all sorts of antibiotic-resistant strains of ringworm and staph and are likely avoided by…
An email from a reader about Deadspin's coverage of that burgeoning scourge, athletes trying to eat their weed:
"A German court on Tuesday threw out the case of a schoolteacher against a pupil who allegedly tormented her by scrawling pictures of rabbits on the blackboard to aggravate her rabbit phobia." [The Local] (H/T Tom K.)