Louisville police use tear gas on celebrating fans

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

Needless to say, Louisville fans were pretty excited when their college basketball team won the national championship Monday night. After the Cardinals bested the Michigan Wolverines 82-76 in a phenomenal game, Louisville students took to the streets to celebrate. And police quickly took to the streets to disperse the crowd. Campus ...

Methed-out ex-NASCAR driver arrested after high-speed chase

Friday, February 1st, 2013

Finally, there's a NASCAR driver who understands the sport's roots. Or a former NASCAR driver who does, anyway. Tyler Walker, who I never heard of until this sentence, was arrested Wednesday after leading police through a high-speed chase that covered ground in three (3!) different states. Cops in Nevada started chasing Walker ...

Kids These Days…

Monday, August 10th, 2009

It hasn't been such a good offseason for a pair of precocious pros who Chicagoans have embraced early in their careers. This spring, we learned that the person that took Derrick Rose's college entrance exam was not actually Derrick Rose. At the end of the day it really doesn't make a ...

Update: Ed Johnson Will Have to Possess Elsewhere

Thursday, September 11th, 2008

We like to deal in black and whites here rather than gray areas. No, we're not talking about race and ethnicity, but the clear juxtapositions sports often allows us to to put together. Yesterday we made mention of a Colts player that had been busted for possession and how rare it ...

Even Colts Players Run Afoul of Johnny Law

Wednesday, September 10th, 2008

Ed Johnson is about to become very familiar with Roger Goddell and his iron fist. That's what happens when you get busted for possession, bro. Johnson, a starting defensive tackle for the Colts, was arrested for speeding and marijuana possession in scenic Hamilton County, Ind., this morning. Discipline from Colts management ...

Phoenix Police Do Not Enjoy Female Applesauce Wrestling

Tuesday, September 9th, 2008

Remember those awkward puberty years when you were really into wrestling? Where Vince McMahon actually meant something to you? When Dwayne Johnson wasn't an awful actor and instead was incredibly cool as The Rock? No? Shit. Well I thought The Rock was cool, had a t-shirt and didn't think much of ...