1. Mariners Pitching Coach Refuses to Turn Down During Batting Practice

    Turning down is the coward's way out. Rick Waits is not a coward. The 62-year-old Seattle Mariners pitching coach proved this much by stripping down and rocking out to DJ Snake and Lil Jon's "Turn Down for What" during a recent batting practice...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 15 days ago 26,555 reads 24 comments

  2. Brooklyn Nets Discontinuing Terrible 'BrooklyKnight' Mascot

    Part Optimus Prime, part Ser Gregor Clegane , “ BrooklyKnight ” probably sounded like a winner on paper to the Brooklyn Nets . Its execution, however, went wanting...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 16 days ago 16,672 reads 31 comments

  3. Shaheen the Clairvoyant Camel Predicts Argentina over Germany in World Cup Final

    After the passing of Paul the Octopus, the realm of clairvoyant animals was headless—a pack without a leader...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 16 days ago 9,079 reads 0 comments

  4. Rob Gronkowski Visits Boston Children's Hospital, Wears Awesome Chef's Hat

    Everyone get out of the way— Gronk made food for the kids. Well, he didn ’t make it so much as serve it up freezing cold...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 16 days ago 8,214 reads 21 comments

  5. Bryce Harper Shows His Sensitive Side in New ESPN Commercial

    He’s a lover, not a bat breaker. Bryce Harper wears eyeblack, crushes pitches and can outstare a stuffed bighorn . The Washington Nationals outfielder is, among many things, an intimidating sight to behold...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 16 days ago 46,710 reads 24 comments

  6. Red Sox Outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. Makes Unfair Diving Catch

    Jackie Bradley Jr. committed nothing less than highway robbery Wednesday night, thieving the Chicago White Sox of a run and an extra-base hit with an absurd diving catch...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 16 days ago 7,085 reads 5 comments

  7. Michael Sam to Be Featured on Cover of 'Out' Magazine's August Issue

    After quietly dropping out of the news cycle in the weeks following the 2014 NFL Draft, St. Louis Rams rookie Michael Sam will grace the cover of LGBT lifestyle magazine Out ...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 17 days ago 23,488 reads 0 comments

  8. Danish Rider Lars Bak Flips Bike in Nasty Tour De France Crash

    UPDATE: July 10 at 12:10 p.m. EST Turns out it was Danish Lotto-Belisol rider Lars Bak who front-flipped on Stage 5, not his Belgian teammate Jurgen Van den Broeck. Either way, he's still lucky his collarbone wasn't pulped on the cobbles...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 17 days ago 32,807 reads 22 comments

  9. Yasiel Puig Wags Finger After Amazing Throw Neutralized by MLB Review

    The Los Angeles Dodgers stormed out of the gates at Comerica Park on Tuesday night, bum-rushing the Detroit Tigers ’ Justin Verlander for five runs in the first inning...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 17 days ago 2,968 reads 0 comments

  10. 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 17 days ago 9,720 reads 5 comments

  11. 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 18 days ago 36,710 reads 14 comments

  12. 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 18 days ago 27,969 reads 4 comments

  13. 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 18 days ago 50,576 reads 46 comments

  14. 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 18 days ago 37,800 reads 30 comments

  15. 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 18 days ago 310,363 reads 342 comments

  16. Mark Jackson Goes to Town During LA Curbside Preaching Session

    Mark Jackson loves two things in this world: hands-up defense and Jesus Christ. Having found himself out of a coaching job this offseason, the former Golden State Warriors head coach appears to be focusing his time and energy on sharing the latter.

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 19 days ago 87,083 reads 513 comments

  17. Carolina Panthers RB DeAngelo Williams Gives Up Business-Class Seat for Marine

    DeAngelo Williams posted a picture to his social media accounts on Monday that would make his mother and father proud...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 19 days ago 570,025 reads 403 comments

  18. Report: Madison Bumgarner Says He Wants to Hit in Home Run Derby

    Put him in, Tulo . Madison Bumgarner wants to hit it deep. According to the San Jose Mercury News ’ Alex Pavlovic (via Dan Wohl of MLB...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 19 days ago 34,583 reads 74 comments

  19. MLB All-Star Game to Feature Self-Serve Beer Stations

    You can pour a little, or you can pour a lot. The DraftServ is all about options, and according to ESPN's Darren Rovell , "the self-serve beer stations are up and running" at ...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 19 days ago 50,221 reads 53 comments

  20. DirecTV to Introduce Fantasy Football Channel for 2014 NFL Season

    Starting this fall, DirecTV will be adding a channel devoted entirely to fantasy football to its “NFL Sunday Ticket” package...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 19 days ago 22,922 reads 23 comments

  21. Tour de France Cyclists Fed Up with Spectators Taking Selfies on Course

    Professional road cycling is one of the few sports where, in many cases, there is no boundary between the spectator and the athletes...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 19 days ago 40,028 reads 36 comments

  22. MiLB Pitcher Smokes Bird with Baseball, Announcers Remain Optimistic

    Thirteen years after Randy Johnson famously atomized a dove with a fastball, another pitcher has hurled his way into the bird-killing books of baseball history...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 19 days ago 187,148 reads 22 comments

  23. Joey Chestnut Proposes to Girlfriend Onstage at Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest

    In one of the most romantic developments to ever occur at a competitive food-eating event, American hot dog eating champion Joey Chestnut proposed to his girlfriend onstage at the 2014 Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 22 days ago 35,991 reads 33 comments

  24. President Obama Congratulates USMNT, Tim Howard in Fourth of July Address

    President Barack Obama kicked off his weekly address to the nation Friday morning with a few words for Tim Howard and the U.S. men's national soccer team...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 22 days ago 22,312 reads 42 comments

  25. Guillermo Conducts All-Star Interview with Yasiel Puig for 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

    Jimmy Kimmel possesses a small arsenal of personalities with which he conducts his comedy, the most ridiculous being his security guard, Guillermo...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 23 days ago 37,751 reads 15 comments