1. US Ambassador Makes Good on World Cup Bet, Cooks Pancakes for Belgian Official

    Last week, U.S. ambassador Matthew Barzun tweeted out a World Cup proposition to his Belgian counterpart, Guy Trouveroy. The wager was thus: If the U.S...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 2 days ago 9,516 reads 5 comments

  2. Yasiel Puig Gives a Finger Wag After an Out Call Is Overturned

    Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig channeled his inner Dikembe Mutombo on Tuesday night after what looked like an incredible out was overturned...

    Tristan Thornburgh Written by Tristan Thornburgh about 3 days ago 35,805 reads 38 comments

  3. Brazil and Germany's World Cup Semifinals Summed Up Perfectly with Drinks

    In case you didn't see how the 2014 FIFA World Cup semifinal between Germany and Brazil played out, this video pretty much sums it up. Germany scored five goals in the first 29 minutes of the match and held a 7-0 lead at one point...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 3 days ago 25,398 reads 9 comments

  4. Michael Jordan-Worn Sneakers Are Fetching $15,000 in Online Auction

    If you have ever wanted to own a pair of shoes that Michael Jordan has worn and have piles of cash sitting around in your house, you are in luck. Someone is auctioning off a pair of 1996 Nike Air Jordan XI LOW PE shoes on eBay ...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 3 days ago 25,925 reads 16 comments

  5. J.J. Watt Provides Perfect Explanation for Why Football Trumps Personal Life

    With the money some NFL players make, they can have extravagant lifestyles. They can buy virtually anything they want and party during the offseason. However, that lifestyle isn't for everyone...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 3 days ago 243,621 reads 108 comments

  6. Russell Westbrook Launches His Own Line of Sunglasses 'Westbrook Frames'

    Russell Westbrook has always been one to try to set a fashion trend, so it should come as no surprise that he is giving the fashion industry a shot...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 3 days ago 27,575 reads 56 comments

  7. We Remember: LeBron James Left the Cavaliers on 'The Decision' 4 Years Ago Today

    On July 8, 2010, LeBron James made a decision that impacted his legacy and changed the landscape of the NBA ...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 3 days ago 71,018 reads 281 comments

  8. Germany's Quick Start Against Brazil at 2014 World Cup Leaves Fans Crying

    Brazil are playing without Neymar and Thiago Silva against Germany in the semifinals of the 2014 World Cup, so losing the match would be understandable. However, nobody saw Germany blowing out the host nation quite like this...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 3 days ago 257,049 reads 423 comments

  9. 7'5" Sim Bhullar Makes 6'11" DeMarcus Cousins Look Like a Small Guard

    Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins is 6'11", but when he is being guarded by the 7'5" Sim Bhullar, he looks no bigger than an average guard. Bhullar has six inches and about 80 pounds on Cousins...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 3 days ago 135,823 reads 43 comments

  10. Chad Johnson's Inability to Read French Is Resulting in Many Parking Tickets

    After overcoming uncertainty regarding his work permit, Chad Johnson is finally in Canada and ready to work for his new employers, the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 3 days ago 36,150 reads 14 comments

  11. Johnny Manziel Reportedly Asked to Leave Nike's the Opening by Mistake

    Johnny Manziel is pretty easy to spot anywhere he goes...except at Nike's The Opening football camp, apparently. High school recruits are at Nike's elite, invite-only camp this week, and the company has Manziel there to serve as a camp counselor...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 3 days ago 248,913 reads 247 comments

  12. San Diego Graffiti Artists Honor the Late Tony Gwynn with a Mural

    A group of San Diego graffiti artists are using their talents to honor a local legend. Tony Gwynn played his entire 20-year career with the San Diego Padres, and he is affectionately known as "Mr...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 3 days ago 11,558 reads 11 comments

  13. Brooklyn Minor League Baseball Team Sets New Bar for 'Seinfeld' Nights

    “Seinfeld Night” is not a new thing in baseball. On the contrary, it seems like every minor league organization with aspirations to drum up ticket sales will host an evening in honor of the long-running sitcom...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 3 days ago 26,193 reads 4 comments

  14. Man's Swoosh Beard Makes Him the Perfect Choice to Be the Face of Nike

    Nike needs to forget about LeBron James and Kevin Durant because the man with the swoosh beard would be perfect to be the face of the company. When you have a beard that long, you might as well have some fun with it...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 3 days ago 49,465 reads 22 comments

  15. Brazil Fan Takes a Tumble Chasing Team Bus at World Cup

    Football fans will go to great lengths to get a glimpse of their heroes. This young Brazil fan at the World Cup appears to be hunting down an autograph, though we can't be sure...

    Will Tidey Written by Will Tidey about 3 days ago 26,594 reads 31 comments

  16. Cyclist Takes out Spectator During 2014 Tour De France

    Cyclists are starting to get fed up with spectators getting in their way at the 2014 Tour de France. After seeing what happened on Sunday, it's obvious that the cyclists' complaints are valid...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 3 days ago 143,763 reads 66 comments

  17. Derek Jeter Sets Up Easy Double Play by Faking Out Jason Kipnis at Second Base

    Derek Jeter is making sure he uses up all of his tricks before he hangs up his glove. On Monday night, the New York Yankees shortstop was able to set up an easy double play in the eighth inning of a two-run game with a smooth fake...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 3 days ago 251,075 reads 46 comments

  18. Bail Jumper Arrested After Giving Hot Take on Washington Redskins Name Change

    He would’ ve gotten away with it had it not been for Daniel Snyder and those meddling, controversially named Redskins...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 3 days ago 50,194 reads 45 comments

  19. Nike Unveils Team Uniforms for The Opening

    At Nike's The Opening, high school football recruits are getting a taste of what college football will be like. No, the level of play at the elite invitation-only football camp won't be quite what it is in college football...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 3 days ago 55,425 reads 24 comments

  20. ESPN Body Issue 2014: Official Photos Revealed for Featured Athletes

    ESPN The Magazine 's Body Issue is quite possibly the most anticipated sports magazine release of the year. With the world's best athletes presented in all their glory, it is easy to understand why...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 3 days ago 578,745 reads 249 comments

  21. Lauren Holiday Scores Impressive Goal from Corner Kick

    This isn't something you see every day. During a National Women's Soccer League matchup between FC Kansas City and Sky Blue FC, Kansas City and United States women's national soccer team midfielder Lauren Holiday queued up a corner kick...

    Ken Chin Written by Ken Chin about 3 days ago 45,806 reads 33 comments

  22. Paul Pierce Is Back in Vegas Competing in the World Series of Poker

    A year after making it to the second day of the World Series of Poker, Paul Pierce is making another pilgrimage to Vegas to try his hand again at competitive gambling...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 3 days ago 36,657 reads 30 comments

  23. Jonas Valanciunas Gives Raptors Cheerleaders a Lesson in Lithuanian Dance

    Center Jonas Valanciunas was not impressed with the Toronto Raptors ' dance team's latest routine. Taking a cue from his homeland, he gets the "Dance Pak" in full Lithuanian dress...

    Ken Chin Written by Ken Chin about 3 days ago 30,582 reads 34 comments

  24. Colin Kaepernick Gets Tattoo Showing the Corruptive Nature of Money

    UPDATE: Wednesday, July 9, at 9:23 a.m. ET TMZ reports that Colin Kaepernick 's new ink took 27 hours to complete...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 3 days ago 306,796 reads 340 comments

  25. Canada Beats Kuwait 91-0 in Under-19 American Football

    Kuwait took on Canada in an Under-19 American football showdown, and it was a bloodbath. In a box score that's tough to look at , Kuwait finished with -62 yards of total offense ...

    Tristan Thornburgh Written by Tristan Thornburgh about 4 days ago 85,571 reads 29 comments