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  1. 'Hey, steroid cheats: up your nose with a rubber hose!' Signed, Fargo

    Feb 6, 2010, 3:45 PM EDT

    The great city of Fargo, North Dakota has had all it can stands and it can’t stands no more! The owners of Fargo-based sign company Newman Outdoor Advertising have finally had enough with how an admitted steroid cheat like Mark McGwire and an alleged steroid cheat Barry Bonds have bastardized and tarnished the legacy of…

  2. Stubby Clapp's Video Vault: Ranking the six finalists for the Doritos Super Bowl ad contest

    Feb 6, 2010, 2:15 PM EDT

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    Every weekday (and on weekends, occasionally), or at least every weekday in which we can find more than one, we’ll present the day’s best in little noted sports video gems. Please feel free to riff with your own dialogue. Who is Stubby Clapp, you ask? Sir, you wound our esteemed editor. Let me just start…

  3. Guy who lost his job because of fantasy football at least got a free trip to Super Bowl out of it

    Feb 6, 2010, 12:45 PM EDT

    Many of you likely recall the head-scratching tale of one Cameron Pettigrew, a 27-year-old Grapevine, Texas resident who was unceremoniously fired from his job at Fidelity Investments last October after his superiors intercepted an instant message regarding Trent Edwards related to a fantasy football league. Get it? Trent Edwards? Intercepted? That’s gold, my friends. Score…

  4. If your anger regarding his Super Bowl ad makes you thirsty, Tim Tebow recommends Gatorade

    Feb 6, 2010, 11:15 AM EDT

    If it were up to Tim Tebow, we would all forget about his controversial Super Bowl ad – that story has become tiresome and been blown way out of proportion. And if his recent statements and repeated attempts to sidestep the firestorm he finds himself in indicate anything, he believes we should just do away…

  5. Prognosticating primate pundit predicts who will prevail in pigskin

    Feb 6, 2010, 9:45 AM EDT

    I get that with the big game only one day away, almost everyone, to one extent or another, is afflicted with Super Bowl fever and the demand for offbeat stories regarding the game is at a premium. Keeping that in mind, I’m sorry, but this following story is just plain bananas. Allow me to introduce…

  6. Tie me kangaroo down, sport: Aussie Olympic athletes will not surrender boxing kangaroo flag

    Feb 5, 2010, 10:30 PM EDT

    (Note: For maximum enjoyment, following post should be read aloud in an Australian accent). I wasn’t sure that Australia had a Winter Olympics team until I saw this: A boxing kangaroo flag hanging proudly from the Vancouver athletes’ village. One problem, though: an IOC official has demanded that the flag be removed because it’s a…

  7. Deadly poisonous Fox Cleatus robots seized in waterfront raid by heroic federal agents

    Feb 5, 2010, 9:00 PM EDT

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    I think I’ve just discovered the new name for my fledgling garage band: Tainted Cleatus. You know the dancing Fox NFL robot, who gets more hate mail than Frank Caliendo? Well now we know his country of origin (hint: it recently hosted an Olympics, and enjoys eating collies). U.S. customs officials say nearly 17,600 Cleatus…

  8. Louisiana HS student sent home for wearing Colts jersey?

    Feb 5, 2010, 7:00 PM EDT

    Big controversy in Livingston Parish, LA at this hour, as a high school student is claiming that he was sent home by his principal for wearing an Indianapolis Colts jersey during the schools’ Black-and-Gold Day to honor the Saints. Now the ACLU is involved, saying that Brandon Frost, a senior at Maurepas High School, had…

  9. Friday Blogdome: Step aside Mona Mi, the Miller Lite guy is back

    Feb 5, 2010, 5:00 PM EDT

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    The Miller High Life Guy Is Back Again. “I got my master’s at UC Irvine. I been knowing I wanted to do this for along time so I went in and they didn’t have me say nothing on the first audition. They wanted to see if I could move beer on the dolley. That was…

  10. NOLA journalist: Forget Katrina, we just want a good game

    Feb 5, 2010, 3:00 PM EDT

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    It’s guest columnist time, and today we take a big ol’ hammer and smash some NOLA stereotypes. Here’s Alex Hickey, a full time journalist in Louisiana who points out that, contrary to all the Super Bowl hype, New Orleans residents are not sitting on their rooftops with their pets waiting for Drew Brees to deliver…

  11. Snooki flips off Philadelphians on live TV at the Wing Bowl; hilarity ensues

    Feb 5, 2010, 2:00 PM EDT

    Not a good idea for New Jersey pseudo-celebrities to intrude on proud Philadelphia traditions. So when Snooki from The Jersey Shore showed up to help officiate the 18th annual Wing Bowl at the Wachovia Center on Thursday, she got the traditional Philadelphia greeting (use your absolutely filthy imagination here). And being the classy lady that…

  12. O.J.-like fervor in Britain as Terry stripped of captaincy

    Feb 5, 2010, 1:00 PM EDT

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    You know a country has gone wild over a story when they break out the first aerial video footage of an SUV on a freeway. That would be England national squad coach Fabio Capello heading to a meeting with embattled Chelsea player John Terry earlier today. The coach later announced that he had relieved Terry…

  13. Tiger Woods sex rehab price tag? $40,000

    Feb 5, 2010, 12:15 PM EDT

    Yep. The Mobile (AL) Press Register, citing “various media sources,” reported on Thursday that Tiger Woods’ little alleged vacation at a Hattiesburg, MS sexual therapy clinic cost approximately $40,000. But before we get into that, here’s a shot of the airplane banner that flew proudly over the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines in San…

  14. Girls high school hoops coach resigns after launching f-bomb barrage at players

    Feb 5, 2010, 11:30 AM EDT

    Indiana basketball and f-bombs just seem to go together, don’t they? We are, after all, coming up on the 25-year anniversary of Bobby Knight’s famous tirade at his Indiana players following a practice in 1986. (Video, with NSFW language, following the jump). To be fair, an f-word flogging by Knight was probably an hourly occurrence…

  15. Does Lindsey Vonn SI cover objectify women?

    Feb 5, 2010, 10:45 AM EDT

    So what do you think of this week’s Sports Illustrated cover, featuring U.S. skier Lindsey Vonn seemingly cooing to the reader: “Come knock down a few slalom gates with me, handsome.” This will sell a few issues, although I would have gone with the Pope wearing a papal toque. But like just about anything these…

  16. John Terry: 'My favorite athlete is Tiger Woods'

    Feb 5, 2010, 10:00 AM EDT

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    Come on, you knew that sooner or later there would have to be some kind of connection. Britain’s biggest sex scandal and America’s biggest, together at last! The London Daily Mail did some sleuthing and found an old interview that embattled, oversexed Chelsea captain John Terry did with Football Punk Magazine in September, and came…

  17. Morning Tweet: Featuring the awesomeness that is topless bull riding

    Feb 5, 2010, 9:00 AM EDT

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    We take you now to the hamlet of Mattoon, IL, where apparently there are other activities besides trainspotting and competitive corn detasseling. The owner of the Villa-Nova Bar & Grill has been fined for hosting topless bull riding at his establishment. This would be legendary if it involved actual bulls, but no, they were of…

  18. The first rule of Wall Street Fight Club is you do not talk about Wall Street Fight Club

    Feb 4, 2010, 6:30 PM EDT

    Josh Cholish is a wealth-management broker at Merrill Lynch & Co. in Manhattan, where he gets his ass handed to him on a daily basis, no doubt, due to the struggling economy. But at night he returns the favor, beating up on a series of opponents in the top level of his duplex apartment on…

  19. Thursday Blogdome: Jamaican bobsled team fails to qualify for Winter Games

    Feb 4, 2010, 5:00 PM EDT

    Uncool Runnings, mon. Hard to believe it’s been 22 years since the first Jamaican bobsled team burst onto the scene, at the 1988 Calgary Games. But sadly, there will be no Jamaican team in Vancouver this year. Did not qualify. Not yours. But to lift your spirits following the jump … look! It’s the starting…

  20. Tiger reportedly completes sex rehab, will fly home with Elin

    Feb 4, 2010, 4:00 PM EDT

    Well, it appears that Tiger Woods has completed his sex rehabilitation program at Gentle Path in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, and has been told to go and wait out front by the bike racks so his mom can pick him up will soon meet with wife Elin Nordegren, who has flown in to fetch him. That’s according…