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  1. Cheer up, Tiger, another disgraced person has come to your defense!

    Feb 27, 2010, 12:00 PM EDT

    First it was slap-happy singer Chris Brown publicly supporting Tiger Woods, next came porn-addicted cross-country skier Odd-Bjoern Hjelmeset insisting that “Tiger Woods is a really good man,” now comes Steve Phillips, the former ESPN baseball analyst/humper of frumpy production assistants, singing the praises of how Tiger Woods has been handling himself so well as of…

  2. Oregon elects to keep hockey trophy despite USC winning championship

    Feb 27, 2010, 10:30 AM EDT

    There are sore losers and then there are so-sore-it’s-pathetic losers. Sometimes, it’s hard to let go of something that means so much, but despite the pain suffered in the loss, there comes a point when there is no other choice but to do what is right. And then there are occasions when people (or hockey…

  3. Mets third baseman David Wright is a big boy now

    Feb 27, 2010, 9:00 AM EDT

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    He sported his “all growns up” helmet last year before ditching it because it wasn’t what the “cool kids” were wearing, but David Wright still wants everyone to know he remains a big boy. You know why? According to an article in The New York Times, David Wright, like all little tykes who want to…

  4. Carrot Top will risk death to change some lug nuts

    Feb 26, 2010, 7:00 PM EDT

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    I now present to you Carrot Top; drink it in, ladies. You will never see a more manly presentation of comical props in the city of Las Vegas … I mean now that Tiger’s in rehab. (Fun fact: His real name is Scott Thompson, and his parents are both scientists. This is true). Now that…

  5. Gatorade dumps Tiger Woods, leaves sticky residue

    Feb 26, 2010, 6:00 PM EDT

    Yeah, apparently Gatorade wasn’t all that impressed with Tiger Woods’ televised apology last week. If you know me, then you know that I painstakingly monitor my soft drink news. That’s why I can tell you that PepsiCo Inc. has dropped Tiger and his considerable baggage at the nearest bus stop. Tiger and Gatorade are no…

  6. Bill Clinton, Obama called Tiger last week to offer support?

    Feb 26, 2010, 3:00 PM EDT

    Great story by Jamie Diaz in the April issue of Golf Digest that’s now on its web site, via SportsbyBrooks, with some heretofore unreported details on the Tiger Woods Saga. Stuff you probably didn’t know: * Up until last week, Tiger went about 100 days — almost 14 weeks — without hitting a golf ball;…

  7. Friday Blogdome: The Phillie Phanatic will teach you how to handle your wiener

    Feb 26, 2010, 2:00 PM EDT

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    New Royals Mascot — Expert Wiener Handler. The Kansas City Royals have selected the next person to play Sluggerrr the mascot — and TMZ has learned the super fan is training hard to avoid the same wiener-related drama that’s plaguing his predecessor. The man donning the lion costume is Rob Montepare — and we’re told…

  8. PETA backs down after Tiger threatens to sue

    Feb 26, 2010, 1:00 PM EDT

    Because Tiger Woods’ lawyers were struggling with an overall record akin to that of the New Jersey Nets, it was fortunate for them that PETA came along when it did to boost their morale. The animal rights organization said today that it is backing down from a planned billboard campaign that featured Woods alongside the…

  9. Meshugenah: HS hoops team forfeits playoff game due to Jewish holiday

    Feb 26, 2010, 12:00 PM EDT

    Actually some Seattle Times commenters are saying that it’s state officials who are crazy for not accommodating Northwest Yeshiva, an Orthodox Jewish high school of about 60 students on Mercer Island, WA. After becoming the first Jewish school in Washington history to qualify for a state girls basketball tournament, they had to forfeit their second…

  10. Nat'l Enquirer: Tiger now in rehab for drugs, not sex

    Feb 26, 2010, 11:00 AM EDT

    The National Enquirer, the source that broke this whole Tiger Woods cheating rodeo back in November — and has actually been accepted by the Pulitzer Prize Committee in two categories for its coverage of the John Edwards scandal — is at it again. Woods, says the tabloid, is no longer in Hattiesburg, MS, being treated…

  11. Norwegian skier watches too much porn, loves Tiger Woods

    Feb 26, 2010, 10:00 AM EDT

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    Best quote of the Winter Olympics so far: Norwegian silver medalist Odd-Bjoern Hjelmeset, on his performance in the men’s 4×10 cross-country relay: “My name is Odd-Bjoern Hjelmeset. I skied the second lap and I f—– up today. I think I have seen too much porn in the last 14 days. I have the room next…

  12. Morning Tweet: The Focus on the Family ad is dead, Jim

    Feb 26, 2010, 9:00 AM EDT

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    The NCAA has ousted Focus on the Family from its web site, canning the organization’s banner ad amid concerns by some of its members over the evangelical group’s stance against gay and lesbian relationships. There were several tweets this morning on this development that ran the gamut from delight to outrage, with the requisite name-calling…

  13. Detroit News: Canseco owes $320,000 in taxes

    Feb 25, 2010, 8:00 PM EDT

    Jose Canseco: About this far from wearing a hairnet and working in a deli. If you thought that Canseco’s MMA debut was the first time that he’s been grounded and pounded lately, think again. According to the Tax Watchdog column in the Detroit News, the reason that the 45-year-old ex-Oakland A’s steroid aficionado is pursuing…

  14. A few words on Wilt Chamberlain's '20,000 women' claim from one who was not among them

    Feb 25, 2010, 5:00 PM EDT

    And now our own Jelisa Castrodale examines the life and times of Wilt Chamberlain, who claims to have conquered 20,000 women. Eat your heart out, Tiger Woods. *** By Jelisa Castrodale There are a handful of individuals who, over the course of their lives, will transcend their competitors and colleagues to become the signature representatives…

  15. Thursday Blogdome: A gathering of fleece in Cleveland

    Feb 25, 2010, 4:00 PM EDT

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    Cavs Trying to Set Stupid World Record With Stupider Fleece Blanket. Because nothing will keep LeBron James in Cleveland better than a gimmicky promotion by the Cavaliers and KeyBank to break the Guinness World Record for the “largest gathering of people wearing fleece blankets.” Seriously. I can’t believe that there would even be a world…

  16. Pole dancing headed for the London Olympics?

    Feb 25, 2010, 3:00 PM EDT

    Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy 3,682 fans can’t be wrong. An online petition to get pole dancing in the 2012 London Olympics as a test event has nearly 4,000 signatures so far. Sample comment: I LOVE STRIPPERS — Balls McGee. [MSNBC] More fun videos following the jump.

  17. New Ludacris rap puts whole Tiger Woods thing in perspective (I think)

    Feb 25, 2010, 2:00 PM EDT

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    “Look, I told you she’s on to us, we only have about 24 more hours to live. I’m afraid, and you should be too.” So says Ludacris in his new single, Sexting (hear it following the jump), based on the infamous Tiger Woods text messages to alleged mistress Jaimee Grubbs. It’s part of his upcoming…

  18. NBA writer calls Rush Limbaugh 'right-wing blowhard' in print, all hell breaks loose

    Feb 25, 2010, 1:00 PM EDT

    Political tempest in Sacramento! Prepare for rough seas! Mayday! Our story so far: Sacramento Bee sports columnist Ailene Voisin wrote an article this morning criticizing Kings’ head coach Paul Westphal for benching Spencer Hawes. In it, she managed to work in a zinger on Rush Limbaugh, which pissed off about a zillion people. Here’s the…

  19. Tiger smacked by proposed PETA billboard

    Feb 25, 2010, 12:00 PM EDT

    The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals took a swipe at both irresponsible pet owners and Tiger Woods today, announcing plans to use the graphic you see to the right as a billboard to be placed near Tiger’s home in Orlando in the near future. (Male dogs bark their disapproval). Of course, the fact…

  20. Ole Miss students have nerdy, awesome choice for new mascot

    Feb 25, 2010, 11:00 AM EDT

    On Tuesday we brought you the news that Ole Miss was voting on whether or not to bring in a new mascot to replace Colonel Reb, who was deposed in a bloodless coup in 2003. The vote was overwhelmingly yes, with approximately 75 percent of the student body opting for a new, on-field costumed mascot.…