NFL’s New Punishment For Ejected Fans Brings New Low In League Condescension

Saturday, August 18th, 2012

The NFL is blazing a new trail in dealing with unruly fans. If a fan gets ejected from an NFL stadium this year for unruly behavior, they will be required to complete a four-hour online course about drinking and good social behavior before they can re-enter another game. I'm not ...

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 ...

Sports Fans Who Should Definitely Be Tasered

Tuesday, May 4th, 2010

Everyone seems to be debating whether or not that Phillies fan should have been tasered when he ran on to the field Monday night. We're not sure where we stand on this issue. It's a dicey subject. When using a taser you need to be certain of your target and ...

Would Yankees Fans Boo Themselves For Sucking?

Friday, April 16th, 2010

There's been a minor hubbub about Yankees' fans treatment of Javier Vazquez in his first start at Yankee Stadium this year. Vazquez didn't pitch very well, but he wasn't awful either (5.1 IP, four runs, six hits). But depending on the which account you read, he either ...

Hey Indiana Fans, Stop Sucking

Thursday, January 15th, 2009

You know Dan Dakich, right? Played for Bob Knight, assistant for Bob Knight, big fan of alliterative names. You know, Dan Dakich. Well, he turned his failed gig as interim victim/head basketball coach at Indiana University into a midday radio show on the local Indianapolis ESPN Radio affiliate. Naturally, he ...

R&R’s Weekend in Review

Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

We're starting a new segment here at Rumors and Rants called "Weekend in Review," mostly because it chronicles the events of the past weekend. I guess we'll have to do it again to qualify as a segment. And by "we" I mean myself. Also, I consider Monday to be part ...