Jungle Gym Sex; The Next Big Olympics Event?

My first reaction on hearing that a Cincinnati man was arrested for having sex on a jungle gym (”Please be Cedric Benson, please be Cedrick Benson, please be Cedric Benson …”) was uncalled for, and I apologize. It was actually a man named Douglas Cooper, who will surely now have his own chapter in the […]

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The Newest Excuse In MMA: “I’m On My Period”

Last year when EliteXC hit network television on CBS there was a lot of hope that the primetime shows would help make MMA a more mainstream sport. With fights featuring Gina Carano, they were also hoping that they could advance women’s MMA in the process. Well, MMA keeps growing in popularity but the primetime show […]

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Rollerblading Grandpa Rages Against Machine

You know how the UK always tries to emulate our culture, but doesn’t get it quite right? (See: their film industry). This is another example. A 71-year-old man from Belfast has been arrested and fined for being a terror on wheels, after he was caught rollerblading through the streets. Yep, he’s Merseyside’s version of skate […]

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Horrific Crash Kills Freestyle Motorcyclist Lusk

There are some things that the human body just wasn’t meant for. When ligaments snap or bones break, it is an unequivocal sign that the limits of stress tolerance have been exceeded (and with usually dire consequences). So when there’s a story about a motorcycle crash that involves the phrase “his full-face helmet shears apart […]

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Speed Read: New Torre Tome Not Tell-All After All

Didn’t we all know that this was going to happen? As soon as a Joe Torre tell-all but hits the edge of the horizon, the former Yankees manager immediately backpedals off his statements, reaches out to New York GM Brian Cashman in (alleged) friendship and throws the paper that ran with his pinstripe trashing under […]

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Tommy Morrison to Fight on Internet Pay Per View

It’s been a few years since former two-time heavyweight champion Tommy Morrison has been in the headlines, and in those few opportunities when anybody is talking about him these days, his boxing career is seldom the subject. That’s bound to happen when a positive test for HIV ends your boxing career as it did for […]

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Because One Jason Elam Novel Just Isn’t Enough

I’m sure you all remember the first time you read Atlanta Falcons kicker Jason Elam’s special ops soldier/linebacker novel Monday Night Jihad. You know, the one in which protagonist Riley Covington leaves his pro football career behind to fight an evil terrorist plot with his former buddies in a special ops unit and saves the […]

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Lance Armstrong Waffles; Cycling Tour Topples

Lance Armstrong’s valiant return to the two-wheeled beast will not run through the great state of Georgia.  The Tour de Georgia will take a year off, hoping to return when corporate sponsors and state agencies can care again about sports after the Credit Crunch. Race officials couldn’t remotely begin to secure the reported $3.3m required […]

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Pornographic Snow Boards Making Slope Slippery

Burton, a snowboard manufacturer, is facing backlash over selling boards that have pornographic and sometimes bizarre images on them.

($429.95 for porn without a password?)
Sarah Mausolf of the VAIL DAILY reports that the Burton “Love” boards feature images of Playboy models. Though the “nipples and genitals have been covered or cropped out of view, their […]

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Jamaican Ski Team Exists, Actually Pretty Decent

America likes to invent sports and force them into the Olympics. It makes us happy to see our country win more medals, and see the French fall down a lot. The 2010 Winter Olympics will feature skier cross, which is a hybrid of cross-country skiing, and obstacle course, and awesomeness. You guessed it: it got […]

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