Sweet ESPN Martial Arts Broadcast A Throwback To Network's Early Days

If you're old enough to remember any of the 80's, you know that ESPN wasn't always the home to 24-hour jabbering analysts and NFL talk shows. In its more fledgling days, the WWL aired whatever content to which it could obtain rights; thus, Americans were introduced to wacky hat-wearing and fingergunz-pointing… » 10/09/14 2:30pm 10/09/14 2:30pm

Former UFC Champ Dominick Cruz Returns From Oblivion, Waxes Opponent

Before last night, Dominick Cruz, the UFC's one-time 135-lb. champion, hadn't fought in nearly three years due to an awful run of injuries. Then he turned up against Tayeka Mizugaki, the UFC's no. 5-ranked bantamweight, somehow looking at least as good as he ever has. Fighting is a strange sport. » 9/28/14 2:29pm 9/28/14 2:29pm

High School Football Player's Speech Will Make You Believe You Can Fly

Apollos Hester plays for the East View (Texas) Patriots, and after a 42-41 victory over Vandegrift Friday night, he was pumped as hell for his postgame interview with TWC News Austin. The conversation got deep pretty quickly. You'll feel like you can do anything after listening to Hester. » 9/21/14 4:57pm 9/21/14 4:57pm

Bengals Re-Sign Player, Helping Him Pay For Daughter's Cancer Battle

In June, Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still learned his four-year-old daughter, Leah, has stage four pediatric cancer. Still missed offseason workouts to be with her, shaved his head in solidarity, and filled his Instagram with pictures of Leah and updates on her treatment. » 9/04/14 3:48pm 9/04/14 3:48pm

Adrian Beltre And Elvis Andrus Continue To Be Hilarious

Adrian Beltre and Elvis Andrus, who are basically baseball's version of a buddy-cop duo at this point, put on another one of their comedy routines last night. After Andrus floated over to his right to field a pop fly in Beltre's territory, the two had a little tête-à-tête about who exactly needs to learn to stay the… » 8/26/14 9:44am 8/26/14 9:44am

Mo'ne Davis Pitches Tonight. This Is Why You Need To Watch.

The Taney Dragons, representing Pennsylvania, will take on Nevada in a Little League World Series semifinal tonight. On the mound for the Dragons will be Mo'ne Davis, a 13-year-old girl whom you have surely heard of by now. You should be watching this game, because even though this is just little league baseball,… » 8/20/14 1:56pm 8/20/14 1:56pm

South Korea's Biggest Royals Fan Throws Out First Pitch

We've been keeping track of Sung Woo Lee, a cool-ass dude from South Korea who somehow ended up rooting for the Kansas City Royals and finally got to see a game in Kansas City thanks to a generous group of fans. He was a guest of honor of sorts at last night's game, and even got to throw out the first pitch. » 8/12/14 10:17am 8/12/14 10:17am

A's Fans Rage One Last Time For Former Closer Grant Balfour

A cool thing happened in the bottom of the tenth inning of last night's extra-innings tilt between the Rays and Athletics. Grant Balfour, who spent three seasons becoming an Oakland fan favorite as the A's hard-throwing bullpen goon, came on to pitch for the Rays against his old squad. Even with the score tied 2-2 in… » 8/05/14 10:41am 8/05/14 10:41am

Irish Comedy Show Pokes Fun At Brazil-Netherlands Match With "Highlight"

Après Match is a comedy show on Irish station RTÉ that mocks various soccer commentators from Ireland and Great Britain. (Here's more of their stuff; it's amusing!) Yesterday, the crew found their "Great Dutch Play" from the third-place World Cup match between Brazil and the Netherlands, and the highlight got… » 7/13/14 2:04pm 7/13/14 2:04pm

Adam Silver And The NBA Draft Isaiah Austin

Last Sunday, Isaiah Austin found out he wouldn't be able to start a career in the NBA. The Baylor center was diagnosed with Marfan syndrome, and continuing to play competitive basketball would jeopardize his life. Tonight, he was still at the draft, and in the middle of the first round, Adam Silver and the NBA took… » 6/26/14 9:26pm 6/26/14 9:26pm