The Super Bowl is Sunday, and so begins the ancient tradition of people who couldn’t care less about football or the teams involved gathering around to watch the big game. If you want to enjoy yourself without resorting to just getting drunk and eating nachos for five hours, here’s everything you need to know to fake…
A robot just pulled off the best possible move in the game of golf.
Last December, the University of Houston terminated its contract with Contemporary Services Corporation after the company’s security guards assaulted Cougars fans attempting to celebrate their team’s AAC championship. UH athletic director Hunter Yurachek stated he was “disappointed and angered” by the incident, videos…
It takes some fiddling, but a dedicated fan has made sure that if you want to use the current roster of NFL players in a GameCube sports game released in 2002, you can.
Fox Sports 1 personality Colleen Dominguez is accusing her employer of age discrimination, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday in the United States District Court for the Central District of California.
Super Bowls and public transportation don’t always mix, and sometimes the result is nothing less than apocalyptic. Usually the problem is that cities need more transit to handle more people. But here’s the odd idea for the next Super Bowl, being held in San Francisco: Take some of that transit away.
“Weird Al” Yankovic has expanded his abilities to parody. His latest effort takes on the usually dull ritual that is the postgame press conference. The image of Weird Al with short hair might shock you, but move past that.
A new study attempts to identify the “greatest” sports record of all time, taking into account things like longevity, distance ahead of closest challenger, the era in which it was set, and how truly individual the achievement is. The winner? Barry Bonds’s 688 career intentional walks. [Pacific Standard]
Wow—you like the Mets? Okay—congrats. A thousand apologies for my failure to immediately fall to my knees and worship your great moral courage.
Yesterday morning, Will from Queens phoned into Mike Francesa and couldn’t hold back his sobs over the swirl of emotion surrounding the Mets’ playoff hopes, Ruben Tejada’s health, and the biggest start of Matt Harvey’s career. It’s worked out well for Will so far—he’ll be at the game tonight—but it got me wondering:…
Cristo Redentor, the giant statue of Jesus that towers above the city of Rio de Janeiro, is one of the world’s great landmarks. It won’t be appearing in Street Fighter V, though, after Capcom decided to swap it out and replace it with...a monstrous replica of what sure looks like the FIFA World Cup trophy.
NBA2K16 is a mainstream sports video game, meaning its full of things like stats, complex controls and painstaking licensing. But it’s also home to something a lot more adventurous and potentially important: a role-playing game where you take a kid from high school to the NBA.
The King is dead. Long live the King.
It wasn’t the sound that was so shocking. It was the air itself that hit me as I stood mere feet from the polycarbonate resin wall that separated people from the 220-pound remotely controlled battling robots inside the combat arena.
Jon Jones is a UFC fighter, perhaps the greatest UFC fighter of all time. But Jon Jones is also a game developer, working at Epic on the Unreal Engine. This is the story of how thousands upon thousands of people mistook one humble game developer for the greatest fighter on planet earth.
Here’s a glimpse of the process of how an NHL arena turns a concrete slab into an official ice hockey rink. It’s footage from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, a place that’s hard enough to get water (let alone ice). The process of putting the ice rink together is quite quaint, it involves string and paint and…