Archive for the ‘General’ Category

Pacquiao-Marquez IV and undercard: 5 subplots to follow

Saturday, December 8th, 2012

It's finally here, the bout the whole world has been waiting for: Manny Pacquiao versus Floyd Mayweather, Jr. I Juan Manuel Marquez L (that's 50 for you Roman numerically challenged folks out there). OK, so tonight Pacquiao and Marquez meet for the 4th time, but admitting it feels like the 50th doesn't seem too ...

Looking a gift horse in the mouth

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

Stop me if you've heard this before: guy takes girlfriend to auction and tries to impress. Guy buys girlfriend former racehorse as a pet. Girlfriend tells guy, 'Thanks, but where am I going to keep a racehorse in a two-bedroom apartment?' Dutch soccer player Leroy Fer spent $35,000 on a pony ...

Dikembe Mutombo video game is world’s greatest thing

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

If the internet had somehow failed us, it's off the hook thanks to Old Spice and Dikembe Mutombo. In an advertising campaign so unspeakably awesome that it would make Don Draper crap his pants, the deodorant company has rolled out something that has nothing to do with deodorant whatsoever: a cheesily ...

Jerry Sandusky asks judge to overturn abuse convictions

Friday, October 19th, 2012

Jerry Sandusky is clearly a sick, delusional and deranged human being. With that in mind it should come as no surprise that on Thursday he asked a judge to overturn his child sexual abuse convictions and grant him a new trial. Sandusky claims his lawyers lacked sufficient time to prepare ...

Dylan Bundy: Baltimore Orioles call up top prospect

Thursday, September 20th, 2012

The Baltimore Orioles are in the middle of a remarkable season and they have already shocked all of baseball by calling up one of their top prospects, shortstop Manny Machado. Now they're ready to do it again. The team's top prospect, 19-year-old Dylan Bundy, is reportedly headed to the big leagues. ...

Haye Shows No Ring Rust in Dismantling of Chisora

Sunday, July 15th, 2012

After a 12-month fake retirement hiatus, David Haye returned to the ring Saturday in spectacular fashion, stopping fellow British heavyweight Dereck Chisora in a battle of two of the biggest mouths in boxing. Despite months of trash talking from both fighters, the two gentlemen decided to squash their beef in ...

Murray’s Loss at Wimbledon Continues Tennis’ Greatest Drought

Monday, July 9th, 2012

Andy Murray was poised to become Great Britain's first men's Wimbledon champion since 1936 on Sunday after taking the first set from Roger Federer, but R-Fed bounced back (it's a tennis joke, get it?) to show why he's the best of his and maybe any era in a 4-6, 7-5, ...

Jerry Sandusky Doesn’t Testify As Defense Rests in Molestation Trial

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

In the end, Jerry Sandusky did not take the stand in his own defense with his life and reputation on the line. With their client facing 51 counts of sexual molestation of children, the 68-year-old's attorneys rested their case without putting the defendant on the stand. Judge John Cleland said closing ...