It’s been a weird tournament so far for U.S. Open chair umpires. Less than a week into the tournament, chair umpires—whose goal is to be an unobtrusive as possible—have been directly responsible for launching two huge controversies: First, a chair ump needlessly penalized Alize Cornet for changing her shirt on court,…
Former Cowboys tight end Jason Witten is easing into his post-NFL career as a color commentator, and he’s still got some kinks to work out. During last night’s preseason game between the Ravens and Colts, Witten whipped out his telestrator pen to break down a simple edge rush for the fans watching at home:
It was reported a few weeks ago that the Philadelphia 76ers were scooping forward Nemanja Bjelica off the free-agent market for the mid-level exception. This looked like a nice bit of business for the Sixers, as Bjelica is the kind of stretchy power forward that every team likes to have around. In the days since the…
An NBA Finals game featuring Nick Young, J.R. Smith, and JaVale McGee was always bound to be full of goofs and gaffes, and while everyone is justifiably mocking Smith for forgetting how time and numbers work, let us not forget that McGee had perhaps an even funnier botched play in the third quarter.
David Booker won a decision against Elijah Terrell last night at regional MMA event Alaska Fighting Championship 139, which was good news for him. The bad news was that he only learned that he’d won after riding a true emotional roller coaster. The announcer at last night’s fights pulled a rare double Steve Harvey, as…
Packers wideout Trevor Davis apparently tried to test the seriousness with which airport security takes those questions about putting stuff in your luggage. Turns out they take it pretty seriously!
This is an unfortunate thing that happened in the pages of the Denver Post:
CNBC is known for its coverage of money markets, including the value of the Yuan, Euro, and Yen. But today, it was covering the Dong. A Huddersfield keeper’s dong, to be specific.
Before her second-round match against Elise Mertens in the Australian Open, No. 23 Daria Gavrilova fielded questions from reporters and apparently some guy who stumbled into the press room.
Before first-round play at the Brisbane International Monday, an announcer chopped up Canadian wonderteen Denis Shapovalov’s name into tiny pieces and then spit them out as an incoherent mess.
Here is ESPN reporter Diana Russini, with an all-time brilliant live demonstration of the ferocious arctic cold of Foxborough, Massachusetts, this morning:
Here is an intensely awkward 10 seconds from the life of Ronde Barber, doing color commentary during today’s Cardinals-Redhawks game in Washington:
Yes, we know you missed tonight’s WWE SmackDown because you’re tuned into the Battle of the Bricks on ESPN2. It ended with this front-row bro taking a Sami Zayn table to the face: