When talking about sports, it is sometimes important to take a serious tone and discuss the difficulties faced by these warriors everyday. Yes, they do play a game for a living and make millions doing so, but we mustn't hold that against them!
These men, brave and true, are forced to put tremendous strain (and sometimes chemicals) on their minds and bodies every day, and their turmoil should be recognized. Sports can have genuine allegory to real-life struggle, and often represents, quite eloquently, human mortality and the fundamental struggle we all embody as we work to survive to another day.
It is living, breathing, moving art, offering guidance and reprieve from the monotony of existence.
And sometimes, guys get hit in the groin...
That is really Brett Favre, and no, his wife was not responsible as far as the latest investigation can determine.
Reports have indicated that Matsui immediately apologized to the fans after this devastating blow to his nether region, despite many attempts to assure him that it was not necessary.
That man will never rough the kicker for the rest of his life. He may even bring cake, just as a "Thank You" for avoiding his shorts area.
I can only hope that man had to mental fortitude to tap out when he finally regained consciousness, three days after this devastating jump kick to his child-creating apparatus.
It looks like Yao is giving the worst, most unwanted, most uncomfortable assist in the history of basketball.
This represents the worst celebratory man-embrace since the ill-fated and tragic Edward Scissorhands-Balloon Boy reunion of 2002.
By the end of the day, John dearly regretted agreeing to spar with Edward "Walnut Smasher" Teagues without protective gear. It wasn't worth the $5.
This is certifiable proof that Ty Cobb was not disliked for his acerbic personality, as many have suggested, but rather his precision sliding technique.
The referee immediately issued that man a yellow card for incorrect use of the coveted face-to-groin technique.
Really, who amongst us doesn't enjoy seeing Bonds take a baseball to the golf balls? Other than Bonds, of course, who proceeded to call the ball a racist and storm off the field.