Chris Rainey: Waived For "Horsing Around With The Fire Extinguisher"

Former Colts running back Chris Rainey was mysteriously waived by the team on July 28th for "violating a team rule." No other reason was given, but while live-tweeting his former team's first preseason game against the Jets tonight, Rainey inadvertently revealed that it involved horsing around with a fire… »8/07/14 9:11pm8/07/14 9:11pm

Lamborghini Driver Is Impersonating MSU FB Player? [UPDATE: Not Really]

A reader sent us this photo last night, claiming he and a buddy ran into Mississippi State center Dillon Day at a gas station near St. Louis. He thought it was curious a college football player was driving a Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder. We thought it was curious Dillon Day was spotted nearly five hours away from… »12/29/13 10:43am12/29/13 10:43am

Only Two One-Point Safeties Have Ever Happened In NCAA Football History, And Brad Nessler Called Them Both

Tonight's mostly-boring Fiesta Bowl has featured the expected Oregon offensive firepower, but it's how they scored a single point that will make this a game to remember. After a third-quarter touchdown put the Ducks up 31-10 on Kansas State, the Wildcats blocked Oregon's extra point try, recovered it outside of the… »1/03/13 11:34pm1/03/13 11:34pm

Division III Football Game Provides Reminder Not To Storm The Field Until The Game Is Actually Over

Division III played host to one of the craziest football game endings in recent history Saturday. Concordia College (Moorhead) led Bethel University 14-7 and forced a Bethel fumble on what should have been the last play of the game; Concordia players rushed onto the field in celebration, but the play hadn't been… »10/08/12 12:21pm10/08/12 12:21pm

Here Is Some Weird-Ass Shit Broadcast During Last Night's Rays-A's Game

Last night's Rays-A's game from Oakland went 15 innings before finally being decided on a Jemile Weeks sacrifice fly, and its length taxed certain east coast viewers who needed to be up early for Olympics coverage. But for those who stuck around, there was a treat: whatever the fuck this is. We debated listening to… »7/31/12 10:10am7/31/12 10:10am

You Must Watch This Long, Bizarre Video Résumé For Free Agent Cuban Defector Yoenis Cespedes

Maybe you remember Aleksey Vayner, the man whose video résumé took the snarking corners of the internet by storm in 2006. Or perhaps you're familiar with the glossy books that MLB superagent Scott Boras prints up to pitch his clients to MLB teams. And, you know, if you're familiar with both of these things, perhaps… »11/07/11 12:10pm11/07/11 12:10pm

Samaki Walker Got Pulled Over With Weed And Steroids, So He Tried To Eat The Weed

The Mavs took Samaki Walker ninth overall in 1996, between Kerry Kittles and Erick Dampier, four picks before Kobe Bryant, and six before Steve Nash. Walker hasn't seen any NBA game action since December 2005, so you don't need Jay Bilas to point out that he's a bust. He's played in Russia, Syria, China, and South… »7/31/11 4:45pm7/31/11 4:45pm

The Strange Daily Commute Of Kei Igawa, Minor League Superstar

Bill Pennington has a splendid New York Times piece today about Kei Igawa, the other Japanese pitcher who came over to the US in the winter of 2006. The Red Sox splurged on the posting fee for Daisuke Matsuzaka—who, let's not forget, had two nice seasons before becoming the biggest Boston blight since the Big Dig—and… »7/24/11 11:00am7/24/11 11:00am