Controversy struck at the U-17 Euros today as Irish keeper James Corcoran earned his second yellow card of the match during the penalty shootout of a match that finished full time tied 1-1, leading to the Netherlands to claim the win.
Fifth-ranked Xavier avoided its fourth loss of the season thanks to a fortuitous foul call with less than a second remaining, just moments after fouling a Creighton three-point attempt that gave the Bluejays a very short-lived lead.
Indiana kicker Griffin Oakes’s overtime field goal went wide right, ruled officials, giving Duke its first bowl win since 1961 as the Blue Devils claimed the Pinstripe Bowl trophy at Yankee Stadium.
Jesse Lingard thought he scored Manchester United’s crucial equalizer against Wolfsburg in the Champions League, only for the refs, after a long discussion, to take his goal away in controversial fashion.
Michigan State’s undefeated season is no more after officials awarded a game-winning touchdown to Nebraska’s Brandon Reilly despite the fact the Cornhuskers receiver appeared to go out of bounds on his own before re-entering the field to catch the pass with just seconds remaining in Lincoln.
ESPN/ABC ran this graphic during today's Bulls-Spurs game in recognition of the NBA's Noche Latina campaign, and it raises an interesting question: does Pau Gasol belong on this list?
This is roughing the kicker. It has been called roughing the kicker all season. Officials did not call this roughing the kicker. (We do not know how inflated the punter's ball was.)
Georgia took a 14-7 lead on Georgia Tech after this Yellow Jackets attempt to sneak across the goal line got stuffed and officials held their breath rather than blowing the whistle. But did Tech get the ball across the goal line? We've enhanced some video so you can see for yourself:
If you watched Clemson vs. Auburn at the Georgia Dome yesterday, or North Carolina State vs. Tennessee the day before, you undoubtedly noticed—because, you know, branding—that the sponsor for the games was Chick-Fil-A; the two-day event was called the Chick-Fil-A Kickoff Game. As you can see in the picture above, the…
The team from Petaluma, California advanced to the Little League World Series last night after escaping from a sixth-inning rally by their Nanakuli, Hawaii opponents with an appeal to third base that a Hawaiian runner missed the bag. The score was 7-6 Petaluma at the time, with the Northern California team needing…
A timing error in the last second of the bout led to a 20-minute delay and a controversial decision in the women's individual épée semifinal today between South Korean Shin A Lam and German Britta Heidemann, one that has the Korean refusing to leave the piste.
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Two Dallas-area pumpkins have caused a stir over their costume choices for local Halloween contests. The pumpkins, one from Irving-based 21st Century Dental (left) and the other a part of the Dawson & Sodd law firm in Corsicana (right), showed up to a statewide "pumpkin contest" dressed in the offending attire. One…
"The World Boxing Council on Thursday ruled Chad Dawson did not defeat light-heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins by technical knockout, as officials working the Saturday fight at Staples Center ruled. Instead, the WBC ruled the outcome was a technical draw, allowing Hopkins, 46, to keep his belt. 'I'm obviously…
The semantics battle between trick-shot crews continues today after news surfaced of a third claimant to the "world's farthest/longest/other synonym" shot title. Meet the corn-pone spitfires that make up the East Side trick-shot crew.
Yesterday we learned that Sean Salisbury was fired from his gig at a Dallas radio stadium, allegedly for more cellphone/dong photo hijinks. The Dallas Morning News spoke to Salisbury about his departure, and he tells a different story, naturally.