Tag Archives: controversy

  • Last Night’s Rockets Tweet Upset More than Just Dallas Fans

    Last Night’s Rockets Tweet Upset More than Just Dallas Fans

    While it hasn’t exactly been a bloodbath, emotions had been running high during the Dallas-Houston NBA playoff series. Dallas had some widely-publicized chemistry issues, and owner Mark Cuban had lobbed a few barbs at the Rockets before the season began. And then there’s the natural geographic rivalry between the two teams. But that doesn’t QUITE […]

  • 15 Most Ridiculous Sports Excuses of All Time

    15 Most Ridiculous Sports Excuses of All Time

    On Saturday, just one day after saying he had no idea how the their balls got deflated, New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick called another deflategate press conference and issued one of the great sports excuses of all time. Apparently he and his team of scientists conducted their own experiments and found that, in addition to environmental […]

  • Jameis Winston Shoves Referee, But ACC Says It’s No Big Deal (Video)

    Jameis Winston Shoves Referee, But ACC Says It’s No Big Deal (Video)

    Anyone who follows college football closely but was not watching Florida State-Boston College on Saturday probably saw “Jameis Winston shoves referee” on their phones and thought Jameis had done something really stupid again, despite such clear, unequivocal advice from Kevin Hart. However, “shove-gate” (or whatever the media is calling it) isn’t quite that simple. Here’s […]

  • Roger Goodell Blasted by Current and Former NFL Players on Twitter

    Roger Goodell Blasted by Current and Former NFL Players on Twitter

    Roger Goodell is taking a serious beating in the court of public opinion. Every day this week has seen new reports and accusations that the NFL either knew or elected not to know what really happened between Ray Rice and Janay Palmer in that elevator. The latest damaging report? A law enforcement official told the […]

  • 21 Athletes Who Flipped the Bird

    21 Athletes Who Flipped the Bird

    On Monday Johnny Manziel made his second preseason appearance with the Cleveland Browns. However, after the game nobody was talking about his actual performance. They were talking instead about the fact that he gave the finger to the Washington sideline. This is understandable, of course, since Manziel has a history of doing things that draw negative […]

  • 14 Biggest Villains of the 2014 FIFA World Cup

    14 Biggest Villains of the 2014 FIFA World Cup

    With three huge games left to play, it’s still a little too early do a list of the biggest heroes of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. For all we know, some dude named Otto Von Schlitterbahn will score four goals in extra time to help Germany beat Argentina in the final. (FYI, I just made that name […]

  • The 12 Biggest Controversies in World Cup History

    The 12 Biggest Controversies in World Cup History

    The 2014 FIFA World Cup is just a few weeks away, so, quite understandably, people are started to get excited. This is, after all, the biggest sporting event on earth, and it will be filled with beautiful goals, breakout performances, dramatic upsets, and probably one or two triumphs of the human spirit. That being said, […]

  • The 13 Biggest Scandals in the History of the Winter Olympics

    The 13 Biggest Scandals in the History of the Winter Olympics

    The 2014 Winter Olympics haven’t even gotten underway yet, and already it is looking like they might be amongst the most controversial and scandal-ridden games of all-time. First it was the vague Russian law outlawing “gay propaganda,” which is fairly upsetting for the countries of the world that value free speech. Then came word that the […]

  • Here’s Audio of Dez Bryant’s Blowup with Tony Romo (Video)

    Here’s Audio of Dez Bryant’s Blowup with Tony Romo (Video)

    Well, I hate to break it to you guys who really want to hate Cowboys receiver Dez Braynt, but we now have audio of his “outburst” on the sidelines from the Cowboys-Lions game on Sunday, and it pretty much confirms what Bryant and his coaches and teammates said: it wasn’t negative. Bryant was animated and, […]