posted: 05/06/2013 3:03 a.m.
Next move might have a ring to it Tim Tebow needs a job. Jim Ross has a solution.
posted: 04/29/2013 3:16 a.m.
Battier left foaming at the house Athletes are superstitious, and some habits are stranger than others.
posted: 04/22/2013 2:36 a.m.
FCC forgives Big Papi for tart tongue Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz made a televised pregame speech before Saturday’s game that was well-received by fans at the game while raising a few eyebrows amongst TV viewers, while possibly pleasing the spirit of comedian George Carlin.
posted: 04/15/2013 3 a.m.
Tyson now a soy, tofu kind of guy Mike Tyson’s carnivorous days are over. The former boxer has gone vegan.
posted: 04/08/2013 3:23 a.m.
Orange coach sees red after reporter’s jab Syracuse Coach Jim Boeheim, 68, doesn’t generally brook a lot of nonsense.
posted: 04/02/2013 3:45 a.m.
Marlins big on slashing stars, prices Few major-league baseball teams have had as many highs and lows in as short a time as the Miami Marlins. Over the past 20 years, fans have taken notice.
posted: 03/25/2013 3:35 a.m.
Well, at least Griner knows her ring size Baylor senior Brittney Griner is known for a lot of things.
posted: 03/18/2013 3:23 a.m.
Danica to F1: Thanks, no thanks Danica Patrick seemed mildly amused Friday that the man who once likened her to a “domestic appliance” now appears to be complimentary of her driving skills.
posted: 03/11/2013 3:10 a.m.
Creature gets taste of soccer Streakers aren’t that unusual in sports, but fans and players at a soccer match in Thun, Switzerland, on Sunday got an unusual surprise as a furry field invader ran rampant through the stands and over the pitch — twice — before biting a player’s finger.
posted: 03/04/2013 3:23 a.m.
Workout a real kick for woman The NFL Combine was two weeks ago, but several hopeful players who weren’t invited to Indianapolis had another shot over the weekend at an NFL Regional Scouting Combine at the New York Jets’ training facility in Florham Park, N.J.
posted: 02/25/2013 3:04 a.m.
Daytona’s pedestrians on notice The track — and sadly this year, the grandstand — aren’t the only places car accidents can happen at Daytona International Speedway.
posted: 02/18/2013 3 a.m.
Mike, ask Mr. Miyagi for advice Roger Clemens and Mike Piazza have a bit of history.
posted: 02/11/2013 3:33 a.m.
One Laker would take Jordan now Ever wonder how Michael Jordan would fare against the current crop of NBA players?
posted: 02/09/2013 3:32 a.m.
Put simply, this idea just stinks Maybe they should have just said “neigh.” Former NFL defensive tackle Tony Casillas, 49, told radio station KRLD-FM in Dallas that the recent deer antler spray story wasn’t the first time athletes have tried something odd to help them recover from injuries.
posted: 02/04/2013 3:22 a.m.
Dennis, a bull like no other Even Dennis Rodman laughs at the idea.
posted: 01/28/2013 2:58 a.m.
Fans, refs players go bat crazy A bat caused some anxious moments during Saturday’s basketball game between Providence and Marquette, sending coaches, players and referees scrambling and delaying the game on a number of occasions at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee.
posted: 01/25/2013 3:30 a.m.
Yellow line: Real or imaginary?
posted: 01/21/2013 3:50 a.m.
Who else here has a gold medal?
posted: 01/14/2013 3:19 a.m.
Aw, guys, don’t lose pig snouts The Hogettes will oink no more.
posted: 01/08/2013 3:46 a.m.
RECORDS No. 1 Notre Dame 12-1 ; No. 2 Alabama 13-1 BCS NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS Alabama 3; Notre Dame 0
posted: 12/21/2012 2:32 a.m.
Big Texans catch a ride from Foster Former Detroit Lions running back Barry Sanders used to buy his offensive linemen steak dinners. New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady gave his blockers new cars a few years ago.
posted: 12/03/2012 3:20 a.m.
McFadden no longer the hare?
posted: 11/30/2012 3:37 a.m.
Big man sinks to new low It’s almost a cliche.
posted: 11/26/2012 3:38 a.m.
Bald and dutiful in Indianapolis Bald is still beautiful. Just ask Demi Moore and Natalie Portman, or, more recently, two Indianapolis Colts cheerleaders.
posted: 11/19/2012 3:41 a.m.
Arkansans glad to be in Detroit The Detroit Tigers introduced Torii Hunter of Pine Bluff to their fans on Friday after finalizing a $26 million, two-year deal with the free-agent outfielder.
posted: 11/12/2012 3:52 a.m.
QB shrugs at 10 TDs, 837 yards Defense? What defense?
posted: 11/05/2012 3:22 a.m.
Runners take NY by storm New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg canceled the New York City Marathon on Friday in the wake of superstorm Sandy, but some of the nearly 50,000 paid entrants weren’t so easily dissuaded.
posted: 10/29/2012 3:30 a.m.
California golf course bares teeth Golfers in Arkansas sometimes have to deal with geese on the golf course. In Florida, it’s alligators.
posted: 10/22/2012 3:28 a.m.
Marathoner flips, flops to finish line Most people who try to make it in the Guiness World Records are considered a little strange. Keith Levasseur is no different.
posted: 10/15/2012 3:34 a.m.
Dad plays mine games with Nick Nick Saban wasn’t always driven to succeed. When the Alabama football coach was growing up in Fairmont, W.Va., his father, Nick Sr., had to get a little creative to motivate his son.
posted: 10/08/2012 3:12 a.m.
Sideline no place to dip it and spit it In the old days of the NFL, Oakland Raiders kicker George Blanda would smoke on the sidelines in between kicking extra points. Nowadays, things are a little different, especially at the college level.
posted: 10/01/2012 3:18 a.m.
Coleman gets shout on radio Sports fans who tuned in to ESPN Radio’s “Mike and Mike in the Morning” on Thursday were treated to a discussion of the regular NFL officials and their return to the league after the lockout ended late Wednesday night.
posted: 09/24/2012 3:07 a.m.
Griffin a ‘champion’ in morning Don’t call Blake Griffin a chicken. He just sounds like one.
posted: 09/17/2012 3:09 a.m.
Pylon cam to provide new view Former NFL wide receiver Joe Horn, who once used a cellphone hidden in the goal post padding to celebrate a touchdown, apparently gave the league an idea.
posted: 09/10/2012 4:06 a.m.
Aggieland a dizzying experience Texas A&M made its SEC home debut Saturday and got a chance to show visiting Florida and its conference colleagues some of its unusual traditions.
posted: 09/03/2012 3:07 a.m.
Third-string QB gaining star status The third-string quarterback at South Plantation High School in Davie, Fla., was in the media’ spotlight after Friday’s 31-14 victory over Nova, but not for any of the usual reasons.
posted: 08/27/2012 3:17 a.m.
One hero gives nod to another John Glenn tossed out the ceremonial first pitch before the Cleveland Indians played the New York Yankees on Sunday.
posted: 08/20/2012 2:49 a.m.
Keys still dangling for Nyad Diana Nyad is at it again.
posted: 08/06/2012 3:18 a.m.
Sheen gets to display generosity Eccentric actor Charlie Sheen, a lifelong Cincinnati Reds fan, has pledged to donate $50,000 to the team’s Community Fund, matching the amount broadcaster Marty Brennaman raised for charity in return for having his head shaved on the field.
posted: 07/30/2012 2:36 a.m.
Fitzgerald traveling for a cause A few days before the start of Arizona Cardinals training camp, Larry Fitzgerald made a quick trip — halfway around the world to Uganda for some charity work alongside former President Bill Clinton.
posted: 07/23/2012 3:37 a.m.
Eat less or hang with a lineman ESPN’s Ed Werder sat down with Minnesota Vikings defensive end Jared Allen on Saturday in Lake Tahoe, Nev., to discuss the coming season.
posted: 07/16/2012 3:04 a.m.
Add sauce when dining on raw ear Mike Cohen, host of Bravo TV’s Watch What Happens: Live, managed to get former heavyweight champ Mike Tyson into a corner during a recent episode.
posted: 07/09/2012 3:16 a.m.
Gymnasts trying to get a grip As the U.S. men head off to their final training camp before the London Olympics this week, several gymnasts will be toting plastic bears filled with honey. Or bottles of Karo syrup.
posted: 07/02/2012 3:21 a.m.
Hawk eyed: Where did Rufus go?
posted: 06/18/2012 3:08 a.m.
No tip off until little girl sings Julia Dale is in her second NBA Finals.
posted: 06/11/2012 3:23 a.m.
Feats twice as nice for plate umpire Amid the chaos of the starter leaving with an injury, a two base throwing error, three walks and five pitching changes, Brian Runge wasn’t paying attention to the history the Seattle Mariners were making.
posted: 06/04/2012 3:50 a.m.
Kurt Busch still fuming at reporters According to FoxSports.com, NASCAR’s Kurt Busch got in a heated exchange with a reporter at Dover International Speedway on Saturday, telling Bob Pockrass of The Sporting News that only NASCAR probation stopped him from “beating the s***” out of Pockrass.” Busch was frustrated with Justin Allgaier’s behavior in Saturday’s Nationwide series race, saying he “drove like a you-know what all day” because he thought Busch tried to hit him earlier on.
posted: 05/28/2012 3:04 a.m.
No Cardinal wears No. 2, except Red Baseball Hall of Famer Red Schoendienst, who still suits up before St. Louis Cardinals home games, is celebrating his 68th season in a big-league uniform this year, more than 60 of them with the Cardinals. He will be 90 on Feb. 2.
posted: 05/21/2012 3:07 a.m.
Scorecard snafu hits home again Caroline Inglis, a high school golfer from Oregon, lost her bid for an unprecedented fourth state title last week when she signed for an incorrect score kept by a playing partner following her final round at Trysting Tree Golf Club in Corvallis, Ore.
posted: 05/14/2012 3:41 a.m.
Weeden proves he can wing it Quarterbacks throw footballs at a lot of things — tires, tackling dummies, receivers — but Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback Brandon Weeden got to try something different during an appearance on ESPN’s Sports Science just before the NFL Draft, when the former Oklahoma State star and one-time minor league baseball pitcher fired footballs at clay targets, which were traveling at 43 mph.