Football (or, soccer) is the biggest sport on Earth. Everyone plays it, everyone gets it, everyone loves it. Everyone, that is, except for Americans. »
Reader Tim sent us this video of a young boy playing basketball with the same enthusiasm that James Harden brings to the defensive end. Tim tells us that this youngster may actually not be all that keen on being out on the court, and we can buy it; when it comes to shuffling aimlessly, no one does it better than No.… »
The rise of carbon fiber technology brought lighter bikes, faster speeds, and innovative aerodynamics to the world of cycling. But an unexpected side effect is starting to frustrate the world’s top bike builders. Chinese factories are counterfeiting their products and selling them for a fraction of the price. It’s… »
There aren’t many good sports highlights for you today, so here’s a dorky bird knocking a soccer ball into a small goal. The bird also dances. »
In honor of July 15, known extremely occasionally as the “Day Without Sports” (because no professional sports air on television), NYC-based PR firm MSL Group circulated a list on behalf of Netflix of streamable rom coms and sports movies that both men and women will enjoy. Thank you, Netflix, now go shove your dick in… »
St. Louis Cardinals fans have had to deal with everyone heaping shit on their team for awhile now, and at times, they’ve reacted poorly. With yesterday’s revelation of the FBI investigation into team officials hacking the Astros for information, the Best Fans in Baseball should prepare for a new truckload of shit.… »
Major League Baseball just kicked off their annual Father’s Day sale, allowing you to save 50% on an annual MLB.TV subscription for the rest of the 2015 baseball season. My Reds appear to be dead in the water, unfortunately, but if your favorite team or disgusting baseball chin is still in the hunt for a pennant (and… »
The date is April 19, 2021. In my bizarre alternate dimension, it’s LeBron James’ first playoff game as a Philadelphia 76er.
This week on Meanwhile in the Future we step onto the field and talk about contact sports. What would it take to create a future in which the most dangerous sports die out? What are those sports to begin with? What does a world without football look like? »
Recently, the readers of the esteemed Wall Street Journal were given an opportunity to share their opinion on “dunking,” the high-flying activity that has become all the rage of the basketball world. »
The quick and dirty route to gaining strength is to take some kind of anabolic steroid. These drugs actually trick the body into building up muscle mass and endurance — but they can also age you far beyond your years. »
Operating a sports team’s official Twitter account involves walking a desperately fine line between being funny and giving offense. »
A couple of boxing fans have sued Manny Pacquiao for allegedly failing to disclose a torn rotator cuff before last weekend’s “fight of the century” against Floyd Mayweather. Pacquiao’s team says he reported the injury to the Nevada State Athletic Commission, but a form he filled out prior to the fight indicates no… »
The most common sight in Las Vegas early Sunday morning was that of a dejected young man in an extremely boastful Manny Pacquiao t-shirt making his way back to his hotel to change his shirt.
An old man sitting on the wall outside the MGM Grand yesterday and smoking a cigarette regarded the protesters streaming by dubiously. “Hey, they say don’t hit women,” he said out loud to no one. “A woman hit me, I’m hittin her back!”