Did the NFL do background checks on their replacement referees?

Earlier today, we showed you an on-the-filed gaffe by replacement referee Craig Ochoa. The mistake was a big deal in the grand scheme of things, but with every misstep by these replacement referees comes more scrutiny. People will begin to wonder where these referees come from and if they’re qualified to do the job. What […]

Here’s Rex Ryan wearing an ‘I’d Hit That’ t-shirt while posing with young woman

That is all. [@AlexMarroquin8]

After a 20-point second half against Australia, Olympic officials had Kobe Bryant drug tested

After every Olympic basketball game, Olympic officials choose a player from each team to be drug tested. It is said that the player chosen is usually the player that led his team in scoring in the game. (Olympic officials have come out and denied that it works that way). But after Team USA’s game against […]

Lane Kiffin says he ‘would not vote USC No. 1’, votes USC No. 1

Here’s something that we’re sure you’ll find hard to believe. You ready? Okay. Lane Kiffin was caught in a lie. We know it’s hard to believe since Kiffin is usually upfront about everything he does. The man is so open and upfront that he even tells us just what he does when he’s recruiting players. […]

Replacement referee refers to Arizona in Atlanta-Baltimore preseason game

For many replacement referees, last night was their first NFL game. But for referee Craig Ochoa, last night’s Falcons-Ravens game was his second. Ochoa’s first game was the Hall of Fame game between the Cardinals and the Saints. And since Ochoa referred to Atlanta as “Arizona”, it seems that his mind was still in Canton.

Belgian Olympic Committee sent cyclist Gijs Van Hoecke home after pictures of his drunken night in London emerge

From the looks of things, Belgium Olympic cyclist Gijs van Hoecke had a really good time on this particular night in London. As you can see, he had such a good time that he couldn’t walk by night’s end. Unfortunately for Van Hoecke, someone took pictures of how much of a good time he had […]

US Olympian Manteo Mitchell ran 4×400 relay with a broken leg

During Thursday morning’s qualifying heat, US Olympian Manteo Mitchell ran the leadoff leg of the 4×400 relay. The team comfortably qualified for Friday’s final and all seemed right. But late Thursday night, USA Track and Field announced that Mitchell had suffered a broken leg. And that’s not all. They announced that Mitchell broke it halfway […]

Latest Dwight Howard trade rumor has Howard landing in Los Angeles in four-team trade

Yawn. You know the drill here: Take it all with a grain of salt. The latest revival of the long awaited Dwight Howard trade comes from Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. According to Wojnarowsk, the Los Angeles Lakers and the Orlando Magic have had discussions, that have “grown serious over the week”, that would send […]

Randy Wolf actually threw a 49 mph pitch yesterday

Everyone knows that Aroldis Chapman owns the record for the fastest pitch ever recorded. But we’re having a hard time finding who holds the record for the slowest pitch ever recorded. Since that information is readily available, we will crown Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Randy Wolf with that distinction after he threw a pitch that clocked […]

How Lolo Jones set herself up to get played by the media

The storyline for Lolo Jones heading into the London Olympics was obvious the minute Jones stumbled over the second-to-last hurdle in Beijing: “Unfinished Business”. But that particular storyline slowly faded away in the months leading up to the London games. And in its place appeared brand new “mainstream” storylines. It all started when Jones made […]