Tag Archives: statues

  • 20 College Football Legends with Their Own Statues

    20 College Football Legends with Their Own Statues

    College football season is upon us. Thank God. In an age where the pro teams threaten their home towns with relocation in order to get citizens to build billion dollar stadiums, and where franchise icons will switch teams late in their career just to make $25 million instead of $20 million, college football gives us […]

  • Mario Balotelli Has Commissioned a Life-Sized Statue…of Himself

    Mario Balotelli Has Commissioned a Life-Sized Statue…of Himself

    Mario Balotelli makes my job fun. Some days you have to write about heroes murdering their girlfriends, or teenage boxers being killed in the ring. But then there are days when you get to write about a dude like Mario—a dude who builds an ATV racetrack in his backyard, sets his house on fire by […]

  • 11 Fantastic Sports Statues

    11 Fantastic Sports Statues

    Sports statues are like pizzas: sometimes you don’t know how truly bad one is until you get a taste of the really good stuff. Thus, maybe you checked out our list of bad sports statues yesterday and thought to yourself, “these aren’t that bad, are they?” But they really are bad. And once you see […]

  • 11 Terrible Sports Statues

    11 Terrible Sports Statues

    A couple weeks back, the Pittsburgh Penguins officially unveiled a new statue of Mario Lemieux outside the Consol Energy Center. And while it’s not really a great statue, it certainly isn’t bad, either. That’s because the sculptor, Bruce Wolfe, adhered to the two basic principles for making a decent sports statue: it should be an […]