Puncher knocks out boxer in first round

In what many are calling an upset, raw puncher Michael Dokes knocked out Phillip McCormick last night in Atlantic City, pummeling the classically trained boxer to the canvas with a ... Continue Reading →

Historically long tennis match remembered as historically long

The record-setting tennis match between John Isner and Nicolas Mahut finally ended today at 70-68 in the fifth set when Isner ripped a forehand past his opponent of the last 11 hours. ... Continue Reading →

Astros announce plans to retire Wandy Rodriguez’s 6.09 ERA number

The Houston Astros announced today that they will hold a special ceremony before Wandy Rodriguez's next start to retire his ERA number. "It is our goal that never again will ... Continue Reading →

Muggsy Bogues poses triumphantly next to Manute Bol’s casket

Former NBA point guard Muggsy Bogues flew to Sudan today to get a series of photographs taken of him standing next to Manute Bol's casket. "Yeah! Who's shorter now?" ... Continue Reading →

Champagne shower Adam Morrison’s first shower in 12 months

Lakers reserve Adam Morrison half-heartedly participated in the team's locker room celebration of its championship win over the Celtics last night, trying to avoid getting sprayed ... Continue Reading →

Report: Lebron to follow Tom Izzo to Michigan State

According to several reports, basketball superstar Lebron James has decided he would like to follow Tom Izzo to Michigan State and play for the Spartans. "The decision is final," ... Continue Reading →

Closer saves beat writer’s pre-written game wrap

Blue Jays closer Kevin Gregg shut the Padres down in the 9th inning to preserve a 6-3 win for his team, saving the game wrap that Toronto Sun beat writer Jeff Magrye had finished midway ... Continue Reading →

Report: Baylor to join Baylor Conference

After several days of uncertainty, it appears Baylor will have a home should the Big 12 Conference fall apart. According to sources close to the program, the Bears will join the Baylor ... Continue Reading →

World Cup soccer field forced to clear for scheduled men’s rec league softball game

The opening match of the World Cup between South Africa and Mexico was moved to a secondary field when it went longer than scheduled and threatened to push back a men's rec league ... Continue Reading →

Derek Jeter puts in for week of vacation around July 4th

Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter stopped by the organization’s HR office this morning to put in for a week of vacation from July 3-10.“Some friends and I are going down the ... Continue Reading →

Philadelphia fans outraged that toddler appears to be drinking a Light beer

Residents of Philadelphia have taken to the streets and airwaves in outrage after video surfaced of a toddler drinking from a beer bottle at a Phillies game. A bottle which, by all ... Continue Reading →

Scott Boras hoping to get his clients big contracts to compensate for their 68-percent agent commission

Baseball super-agent Scott Boras represents several of the top picks taken in the 2010 MLB Draft. And while general managers dread negotiating with him, he says the perception that ... Continue Reading →

Mixed martial artist not mixing in much other than lots of kicks to the face

Mixed martial artist Ike Scott chose to keep most of his martial skills in the bag last night, instead choosing to just repeatedly kick challenger Robbie Riser over and over in the ... Continue Reading →

Umpire accepts fan’s generous offer of glasses

Umpire Jim Joyce accepted a Detroit Tigers fan’s generous offer of glasses last night, happily accepting the man’s spectacles at the close of the ninth inning.“The ... Continue Reading →

BP: "We were able to stop the flow of fluid from Andrew Bynum’s knee"

BP took credit for the successful draining of fluid from the knee of Lakers center Andrew Bynum's today, desperate for positive press in light of the disaster in the Gulf and their ... Continue Reading →

Pitching duel ends with dramatic beheading

Ubaldo Jimenez of the Colorado Rockies and Tim Lincecum of the San Francisco Giants engaged in an epic pitching duel on Sunday, with Jimenez coming out on top with a four-hit shutout ... Continue Reading →

Dusty Baker blamed for pitcher’s death in boating accident

Cincinnati Reds manager Dusty Baker is getting most of the blame today in light of the death of Reds starter Randy Mason, who tragically passed away over the weekend in a boating accident. ... Continue Reading →

NFL gives Super Bowl to Vice City

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced Tuesday that the 2014 Super Bowl will be placed at Vice City’s Hyman Memorial Stadium, home of the Vice City Mambas. "I know this ... Continue Reading →