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  • The 10 Stupidest Championship Trophies in Sports

    The 10 Stupidest Championship Trophies in Sports

    Back in the day, before advanced telecommunications and social media, championship trophies were pretty practical. With sports record-keeping spotty at best, the only way you could prove that you were, in fact, the champion was to bust out your trophy. Today things are different. Today, we do not really need championship trophies. If you win, everybody knows it, […]

  • Gilbert Arenas Owns a Few Pairs of Sneakers (Video)

    Gilbert Arenas Owns a Few Pairs of Sneakers (Video)

    It would not be at all surprising to learn that Gilbert Arenas is a bit of a sneakerhead. Tons of NBA players are. Sneakers are fetishized in hoops culture and they are rich, so they can afford an excessive amount of shoes. However, it turns out that calling Arenas a bit of a sneakerhead is […]

  • Hope Solo Arrested on Two Counts of Domestic Assault

    Hope Solo Arrested on Two Counts of Domestic Assault

    Early Saturday morning in the Seattle suburb of Kirkland, Washington, women’s soccer star Hope Solo was arrested for domestic assault, and the alleged victims were Solo’s half-sister, Terry, and her 17-year-old son. Police say they were called to a Kirkland residence around 1 A.M. for a noise disturbance and an assault. When they got there, […]

  • Padres’ Alex Torres Tries Out New Protective Cap During Game (Video)

    Padres’ Alex Torres Tries Out New Protective Cap During Game (Video)

    Head injuries are a serious thing in baseball, but the risk has never really spurred any big league players to wear anything other than the traditional cap on the field. That changed at Saturday night’s game between the Dodgers and the Padres, as Alex Torres of the Padres tried out a protective baseball cap called the […]

  • Chad ‘Ochocinco’ Johnson Had an Un-Spectacular Debut in the CFL (Video)

    Chad ‘Ochocinco’ Johnson Had an Un-Spectacular Debut in the CFL (Video)

    Chad Johnson spent yesterday reminding us how difficult it is to come back from giving yourself a goofy name and flaunting a blonde mohawk—very difficult. In his debut with the CFL’s Montreal Alouettes, he hauled in just one catch for 13 yards. Here’s a video of the “highlight”: Before reading too much into that stat line, […]