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Now That The Super Bowl Is Gone, Can Pacers Matter?

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

Last Tuesday, a buddy and I decide last second to go to the Indiana Pacers game. It's Super Bowl Week and it's an excuse to go downtown for some SBXLVI ambiance. Plus, the tickets are $2 on StubHub, which is pretty much the norm for Pacers games these days. Midway through ...

Fan Handcuffs Self To Goal Post Mid-Game (Video)

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

With five minutes left in the first half of Tuesday's English Premier League match between Everton and Manchester City, a protester managed to get onto the field and handcuff himself to Joe Hart's goal post. There was about a 10-minute delay to remove the fan, who failed to provide a key. Hello, ...

Time Magazine Doesn’t Think U.S. Is Ready For Lionel Messi

Monday, January 30th, 2012

Lionel Messi is the best soccer player in the world. The diminutive whiz is the three-time FIFA world player of the year. So naturally he'd grace plenty of magazine covers worldwide. However here Stateside, King Leo apparently isn't worthy yet (you know because soccer is still a niche sport in the ...

WPS Season Cancellation Has Plenty Upset (Don’t Laugh)

Monday, January 30th, 2012

This week should be one of celebration for women's soccer in America as the U.S. team qualified for the London Olympics emphatically, outscoring its CONCACAF opposition 38-o over five matches. Instead, news that the Women's Professional Soccer league is shutting down shop for the 2012 season has overshadowed any positive headlines ...

Wayne Rooney Is Drumming With The Enemy

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

With plenty of extra cash to throw around, Wayne Rooney has spent plenty on cars, homes and a new hairline. Now, it looks like the Manchester United forward is setting his sights on music memorabilia. You'd think a Scouser like Rooney would stay true to his Liverpudlian roots and go for ...

Nothing Like A Good Catfight Down Under

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

Maria Sharapova grunts. It happens. It's sad that such an unattractive sound comes from such an attractive creature. But it could be worse. She could be Monica Seles. So take the bad with the good. Poland's Agnieszka Radwanksa, who lost to another grunter Victoria Azarenka in Tuesday's quarterfinals of the Australian Open, ...

Bend It Like Shunsuke

Thursday, January 19th, 2012

  OK, I think we can all agree that Japanese game shows can provide us with hours upon hours of entertainment. And while former Celtic midfield maestro Shunsuke Nakamura didn't get hit in the junk, he probably wouldn't have a problem kicking a ball into your trunk. OK, OK, that was ...