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  • 15 Biggest Summer Olympics Scandals

    15 Biggest Summer Olympics Scandals

    When you gather 10,500 athletes from 205 nations together for a major international sports competition, you can expect a good scandal or two. But the 2012 Summer Olympics are just one week old, and we’ve already seen four fairly historic controversies—two regarding the outcomes of events, and one that almost kept an event from happening […]

  • Man Violently Arrested at Toronto YMCA is Sueing Police and YMCA (Video)

    Man Violently Arrested at Toronto YMCA is Sueing Police and YMCA (Video)

    On January 11, 2011, a 42-year-old man named James Bishop was arrested by the Toronto Police while playing basketball at the YMCA. During the arrest, while three officers were trying to handcuff Bishop, a fourth delivered six baton blows and three elbow jabs to the man’s body, and it was all clearly visible on the […]

  • Swedish Butt Soccer Outrages Anti-Bullying Organization (Video)

    Swedish Butt Soccer Outrages Anti-Bullying Organization (Video)

    Sweden’s Euro 2012 squad was upset at the hands of host nation Ukraine by a score of 2-1 on Monday. But that doesn’t mean Zlatan Ibrahimovic and company are panicking. In fact, this week they kept their practices decidedly light, playing a certain game soccer players all over the world play all the time. What […]

  • 9 Most Controversial Boxing Decisions of All Time

    9 Most Controversial Boxing Decisions of All Time

    People have always been a little suspicious of boxing. Maybe it’s because the sport relies on the interpretation of judges to pick a winner when nobody gets knocked out. Maybe it’s because of shady characters like Don King. Or maybe it’s because half the fights take place in Vegas, the sports-betting capital of the world. […]

  • Promotor Bob Arum Rips Decision In Pacquiao-Bradley Fight (Video)

    Promotor Bob Arum Rips Decision In Pacquiao-Bradley Fight (Video)

    Nobody was really expecting all that much from the Pacquiao v. Bradley fight this weekend. We all thought Timothy Bradley was overmatched, and our beliefs were confirmed as the fight went on, with Manny Pacquiao winning round after round after round. But then something really funny happened: the official judges for the fight lost their […]

  • High School Baseball Team Forfeits Championship Rather Than Play Against A Girl

    High School Baseball Team Forfeits Championship Rather Than Play Against A Girl

    You can call the folks who run Our Lady of Sorrows Academy in Phoenix old-fashioned, outdated, or even chauvinistic, but you certainly can’t call them hypocrites. That’s because they chose to forfeit a championship high school baseball game rather than face a team that has a girl playing second base—which apparently is against their beliefs. […]

  • Kimbo Slice’s Latest Boxing Knockout Victory May Have Been Fixed (Video)

    Kimbo Slice’s Latest Boxing Knockout Victory May Have Been Fixed (Video)

    Two of Kimbo Slice’s first three boxing matches ended only seconds into the bout.  As for his latest knockout victory during Saturday night’s fight against Brian Green, it came with only seconds remaining in the bout, and the manner in which it occurred has some questioning its validity. Kimbo’s promoters have placed tomato cans in […]