This Might Be The Greatest Sports GIF Ever

Earlier this week, college volleyball player Trey Biggs took an absolutely vicious spike to the face and the result was an instant classic. He looks like a storm trooper getting blown away. But there's so much more. » 3/08/14 11:55am 3/08/14 11:55am

Volleyball goes to war: "Volley ball is a very suitable game for keeping women physically fit during this world crisis, when women are expected to play an important part and vital part in defense." [USA Volleyball] » 1/23/14 4:58pm 1/23/14 4:58pm

College Volleyball Player Makes Skillful Save On Other Side Of The Net

Carson-Newman's Rachel Harper made an outstanding save, going under the net to Lincoln Memorial's side and attempting to keep the ball alive while falling. It worked! File this under cool volleyball plays you didn't know were legal. » 11/14/13 9:38pm 11/14/13 9:38pm

High School Volleyballer Suspended For Being Designated Driver

A Massachusetts high school senior has been suspended for five matches and stripped of her volleyball captaincy thanks to the school's no-tolerance policy toward alcohol. Except she wasn't drinking, and had only shown up at the house party to drive an intoxicated friend home. » 10/14/13 6:09pm 10/14/13 6:09pm

Blowjob In The Stands Livens Up Indoor Volleyball [NSFW]

Best as we can tell, this is from the Russia vs. Germany match at the FIVB World League tournament, held earlier this month in Argentina. But the video is only making the rounds after appearing on this Brazilian blog. » 7/31/13 5:50pm 7/31/13 5:50pm

Girl Takes Volleyball Spike Off The Face, Ricochet Takes Out Spectator

The timing on this is remarkable. Taking a spike off the face seems part of the cost of doing business in volleyball, but having a renegade volleyball track you down on the sidelines and take you out is something else entirely. » 11/11/12 11:30am 11/11/12 11:30am

Sleeping Female Croatian Volleyball Player Robbed By Masturbating Man

The Croatian women's national volleyball team was recently in the town of Rovinj for a European championship qualifier. Mateja Rajkovic, one of the players, says a man broke into her bungalow and robbed her while she slept. The man made off with 50 euros, but according to Rajkovic, he also made off with himself: » 9/19/12 1:55pm 9/19/12 1:55pm

Russia's Women's Volleyball Coach, Distraught Over Olympic Failure,…

Sergey Ovchinnikov, who coached Russia's women's volleyball team at the London Olympics, was found hanged in his hotel room in Croatia, according to local media reports. Dynamo Moscow, the club team he coached that is training in Croatia, announced his death on its website earlier today. Ovchinnikov was 43. » 8/29/12 4:40pm 8/29/12 4:40pm

Misty May-Treanor Gets A Wheaties Box—Without Kerri Walsh Jennings…

Good morning, Kerri Walsh Jennings! What's for breakfast? Oh, just a big steaming bowl of poop, courtesy of General Mills. No Wheaties for you. » 8/17/12 11:55am 8/17/12 11:55am

This Is The Coolest Volleyball Play We've Ever Seen

We heard about this when it happened two days ago, but it took awhile to track down the video. When we finally saw it, it was a shock. Who knew you were allowed to kick the ball in volleyball? » 8/03/12 9:30am 8/03/12 9:30am

The Hussars Are Coming

Here's a Polish volleyball fan in a rather interesting outfit. I didn't actually know what this was, so I consulted Twitter who informed me of the legendary Polish Winged Hussars. I'm impressed with the build quality but mostly with the fact I'm quite sure there's a cache of beer stored in the center portion which… » 8/03/12 8:38am 8/03/12 8:38am

Nebraska Volleyball Player/Coach's Daughter With Suspended License Hits…

Per the Omaha World-Herald, a witness reported that University of Nebraska Husker volleyball star "Lauren Cook's expression left no doubt she knew she had struck two people on a motorcycle in north Lincoln before fleeing the scene." » 11/01/11 9:15pm 11/01/11 9:15pm

To Hell With Turkish Basketball, Kevin Love Wants To Play Beach…

While most locked out NBA players eye basketball opportunities overseas, one man stands apart as a true patriot. His name is Kevin Love. And Kevin Love loves America. Or, rather, Kevin Love loves NAFTA. According to Darren Rovell, Love has signed an endorsement deal with the Jose Cuervo tequileria and hopes to qualify… » 7/26/11 2:40pm 7/26/11 2:40pm

College Kid Who Cried "Coach Attacked Me" Apparently Decided To Steal…

Your morning roundup for April 8, the day the Associated Press union decided to stick it to The Man, with whom it's negotiating a new contract, by not promoting stories on Facebook and Twitter next week. Consequences will never be the same. » 4/08/11 9:30am 4/08/11 9:30am

ESPN Reporter Falls For Hoax, Busts Up Hotel Room

Elizabeth Moreau was in a Gainesville hotel to cover a UF volleyball game for ESPNU, when she got a phone call. Hijinks definitely ensued. » 10/21/10 3:45pm 10/21/10 3:45pm

Your Ferocious Middle-School Volleyball Spike Of The Day

Volleyball Spike Gone Painfully Awry is an underrated sports blooper, frequently ignored while its cousin Football To The Groin is heaped with praise. Thankfully, this kid is here to give us all some perspective. [Today's Big Thing] » 3/30/10 7:10pm 3/30/10 7:10pm

Pregnant Athlete Doesn't Want To Be Babied By School

A Texas high schooler is filing a Title IX complaint against her school district after her volleyball coach benched her in her first trimester. This sounds like a no-win situation for everyone involved. » 12/08/09 8:00pm 12/08/09 8:00pm

Iron Hammer to Coach Guangdong

Coach Lang Ping, who led U.S. women's volleyball to silver at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, has joined the previously unaccomplished Guangdong Hengda team. Lang, nicknamed the Iron Hammer, was a gold-medal player and silver-medal coach for China. [China Daily] » 8/14/09 5:00pm 8/14/09 5:00pm

Judge: No, You Can't Replace Volleyball With Cheerleaders

A federal judge has decreed that Quinnipiac can't just ax its women's volleyball team to trim the budget — especially when, you know, it wouldn't actually save money if the team is replaced by a new varsity cheerleading squad. Something about Title IX. Proceed with your day. [News-Times] » 5/23/09 1:00pm 5/23/09 1:00pm