Paul, World Cup Predicting Octopus, Dies

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

The octopus that correctly predicted the results to each of Germany's World Cup matches has been found dead in his tank. Officials at the Sea Life Aquarium in Oberhausen, Germany do not suspect foul play. "Paul" who gained fame this summer by correctly identifying the winner of each of Germany's matches ...

Wayne Rooney To Manchester City?

Monday, October 18th, 2010

It has become increasingly apparent over the past few days that English striker Wayne Rooney is looking to leave Manchester United. Rooney is currently at odds with United manager Sir Alex Ferguson and has stated that he has no intentions of signing another contract with the team. The question is, ...

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Thursday, June 24th, 2010

Blackhawks fans are NOT going to like this trade in the short run or the long run - Fantasy Knuckleheads An interview with Fedor Emilianenko - Fanhouse That'll do it for Keith Jardine in the UFC - MMA Fighting Found in Translation: 12 Years of Chasing the US Men's National Team - SB ...

Wait, France Has Been Practicing This Whole Time?

Sunday, June 20th, 2010

Nicolas Anelka got himself dismissed from the French soccer squadron in South Africa the other day, ending his World Cup campaign. The dismissal may have ended his World Cup career as well, since the forward is now in his thirties. Anelka apparently went off on head coach Raymond Domenech during ...

Angry World Cup Fan Accidentally Injures Father

Tuesday, June 15th, 2010

Well, we have our first fan-related injury story of the 2010 World Cup and it isn't a pretty one. Mohamad Rizal was innocently watching the Ghana-Serbia match on Sunday when he was overwhelmed with rage. The 17-year-old from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia was rooting for Serbia. When his team conceded an 85th ...

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Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

Diplomatic trash talk heading into USA v. England. No, I mean these are real diplomats - Deadspin Rex Ryan: motivating the US soccer team. Go, F-cking Overlords of Death! - Kissing Suzy Kolber Your fantasy football defense rankings for 2010 - Fantasy Knuckleheads Did Strasburg hit 103 last night? - DC Sports Bog Apparently ...

More Evidence NBA, NFL And MLB Players Are Overpaid

Monday, June 7th, 2010

With the 2010 World Cup right around the corner, the old adage that soccer (football, futbol, etc) is, and probably always will be, the world's most popular sport is about to be proven true once again. Most of the best players in the world are going ...

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Friday, June 4th, 2010

Meet Phillips and many other blog luminaries in person at Blogs With Balls 3 in Chicago this weekend! - BWB LeBron is planning a Stones-like world tour before he picks a team - Fanhouse Not to celebrate an injury, which I'm not, I swear, but this ought to help team USA's chances ...