Feminists Balk At NCAA’s “Competitive Cheering”

You might recall that a few months ago, the University of Connecticut banned its cheerleaders from doing physically strenuous gymnastic activities, trying to avoid the specter of serious injury or any other calamity that may befall one of the young ladies or men. You’d think, in this increasingly litigious society, that such a move would […]

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F1 Team Accused Of Ordering Driver To Crash

We’ll admit that we haven’t exactly always been kind to NASCAR on this here interblog in the past. Sure, we’ve called it white trash and yes, we’ve mocked its fans. We’ve ridiculed the Stone Age cars and the endless driving in circles. We don’t care for the corporate faux-Americana BS surrounding it or the WWE-style […]

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HS Cheerleading More Dangerous Than Sports

Cheerleading is stupid. That’s not to say we don’t like cheerleaders - big fans of ‘em, obviously - but the idea that leading cheers for sports is somehow worthy of sporthood itself is patently ludicrous. Pro cheerleaders get it - they’re there to look purty and smile and show up to PR events. College cheerleaders […]

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Could Golf Be Coming To 2016 Summer Olympics?

When the first occurrence of the modern Summer Olympics was held in Athens in 1896, the Games’ organizers intended the Olympics to bring the people of the world together and promote ethics and goodwill amongst mankind. The Olympic Games wasn’t put together by a marketing firm or television network. It didn’t answer to shareholders. Throughout […]

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Parents Take Underage Beer Pong To Extremes

Next January, drunk college kids from around the country will converge on Las Vegas for the fifth edition of the World Series of Beer Pong. Yes, that game you played in college on a salvaged ping-pong table in your fraternity basement has somehow morphed into an actual, sanctioned pub sport, next to darts and pool. […]

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We Prefer To Call It “Handicapable Break Dancing”

It’s a Friday afternoon, and Friday afternoons are for letting loose a little bit. Wouldn’t you agree? At the end of the day, we’re all just people, we’re all the same… except some of us qualify for the Paralympics and some don’t.

(Speaking of the Paralympics…)
So when our friends at BRAHSOME posted a video with “handicapped […]

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Poll: Which Sports Celebrity Should SbB Ignore?

There’s been much wailing and gnashing of teeth about the overcoverage of certain sports figures, something we’ve sometimes engaged in as well, surfers of the tide of news we may be. But when you hear things like “Breaking news: Brett Favre is weeks away from a decision” parroted unironically on SportsCenter, well, it gets to […]

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Speed Read: Mets Enjoy Manny Adventure Cruise

It’s hard to determine what’s more exciting; Manny Ramirez at the plate, or in the outfield. Fans at Citi Field actually cheered him on Wednesday, but not for his leadoff homer in the ninth. Manny got a standing O when he misplayed Daniel Murphy’s one-out liner into a double in the first — now is […]

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It’s Time For The Running Of The Bald Guys Bulls

It’s one of the world’s most confounding spectacles, where dangerous beasts, crazed participants and horrified spectators combine in a festival of injury and mayhem. But enough about the Michael Jackson Memorial. Today was also the first day of the Running of the Bulls in Pamplona, Spain, which is part of the Festival of San Fermin. […]

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Bodybuilders Beat Cheeks When Drug Cops Arrive

Over the past several years, a pattern of similarities has emerged among American athletes who have been caught using performance-enhancing substances like steroids. Namely, they took the drug test required by their respective sport in the first place. What a mistake! Just think - if only Manny Ramirez had run out of the room when […]

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