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Bears wave white flag with trades of Allen, Bostic

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

Not even the French have ever capitulated this quickly. Three weeks into the the 2015 season, the Chicago Bears have come to official grips with what anyone who has watched them this year already knows: they suck. So the Bears are punting on the '15 campaign -- which given Pat O'Donnell's ...

Fat, shirtless Memphis fan steals show with megaphone air guitar

Friday, September 25th, 2015

"Fat, drunk and stupid is no way to go through life, son." -- Dean Wormer, Animal House Fortunately fat, drunk and brilliant is a way to go through life! One shirtless Memphis Tigers fan stole the show on Thursday night during the Tigers' wacky 53-46 win over Cincinnati that gave the school ...

Yankees legend Yogi Berra dies at age 90

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015

One of the most iconic and quotable figures in baseball history was lost late Tuesday night. Yogi Berra, three-time American League MVP, 18-time All-Star and 10-time World Series champion as a player, died at the age of 90. Despite playing for the team that many people love to hate, Berra is one ...

The bell is tolling for Payton and Brees in New Orleans

Monday, September 21st, 2015

They can put the headstone at the Superdome's 35-yard line. That's where the Sean Payton/Drew Brees era of Saints football effectively came to its end early in Sunday's slop-riddled 26-19 loss to the woeful Buccaneers -- a team that allowed a perfect passer rating to Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota in his ...

Indians accidentally shoot fireworks for Royals home run

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

Amazingly, the one comedic scenario screenwriters failed to think of over the course of two "Major League" movies (THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS MAJOR LEAGUE 3) came to pass in Cleveland on Tuesday night. Outfielder Alex Rios launched a deep home run at Progressive Field, prompting the usual fireworks display ...

ESPN graphic helpfully points out that Jim Tomsula is the GOAT

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

Someone grab 49ers coach Jim Tomsula's windbreaker and send the thing to Canton, because this man is clearly Hall of Fame bound. Thanks to the graphics wizardry at ESPN, at the end of San Francisco's 20-3 season-opening win over Minnesota we learned that Tomsula is the most successful coach in the ...

Mets all but clinch NL East as Washington chokes again

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

For a team that has been on the fortunate side of some of the most remarkable events in baseball history -- the miracle of 1969, making a World Series with 82 wins in 1973, the whole Buckner thing in '86 -- Mets fans are an incredibly neurotic bunch. Maybe it's ...

Let me tell ya: It does rain at Tiger Stadium

Monday, September 7th, 2015

In a state as deeply religious as Louisiana -- even public schools still have an invocation before high school football games -- you'd assume there would be a reticence to tempt fate with the man upstairs. But the one true church is LSU football, and Tiger Stadium is the state's ...