HS Basketball Team Booted From Playoffs For Wearing "Illegal Uniforms"

The Nathaniel Narbonne High School (Harbor City, Calif.) girls basketball team has lost their place in the Los Angeles City Section Open Division finals—and has been barred from the state tournament—for wearing "illegal uniforms" in Saturday's semifinal victory over View Park Preparatory Accelerated Charter High… » 3/03/15 1:00am Today 1:00am

Robert Flores To Nick Young: There's A 70% Chance You'll Miss

After Robert Flores ethered his girlfriend Iggy Azalea on SportsCenter, Nick Young should've just logged off. Instead, he went after Flores on Twitter, and even threatened—insofar as a Twitter-delivered threat from an NBA player to an ESPN personality can be considered a threat—to fight Flores. » 3/03/15 12:05am Today 12:05am

Rugby League Superstar Jarryd Hayne Signs Futures Contract With 49ers

Former Rugby League superstar Jarryd Hayne—who quit in October to pursue his dream of playing in the NFL—just announced at a press conference that he has signed a futures contract with the San Francisco 49ers. This means that Hayne won't count against the 49ers 53-man roster limit for next season. Hayne said that his… » 3/02/15 10:39pm Yesterday 10:39pm

Hassan Whiteside Tackles Alex Len To The Floor In A Real NBA Fight

Hassan Whiteside fought just to make it to the NBA. He only played 111 minutes for the Kings in his first two seasons after being drafted, before he was waived. He played a season in the D-League without getting called up. He played in Lebanon, and then China, and then Lebanon again, and then China again. He went… » 3/02/15 10:04pm Yesterday 10:04pm

Seven Players Ejected As Texas Knocks Off Baylor 

Texas just topped 14th ranked Baylor to bolster its NCAA tournament hopes, but not without some (threatened) fisticuffs. With two minutes left in overtime, Baylor's Royce O'Neale* and Texas's Isaiah Taylor dove for a loose ball. O'Neale—accidentally, it looks like—elbowed Taylor, prompting the benches to clear. » 3/02/15 9:36pm Yesterday 9:36pm

Alfredo Despaigne Has The Slowest Home Run Trots Ever

Cuban left fielder Alfredo Despaigne is one of the best baseball players not currently playing in Major League Baseball, and he's going to celebrate home runs however he damn pleases. Today his Alazanes de Granma took on Cazadores de Artemisa, and Despaigne mashed two homers. To celebrate, he busted out the two… » 3/02/15 8:38pm Yesterday 8:38pm

Adam Johnson Arrested, Allegedly Had Sex With 15-Year-Old Girl: Report

According to numerous reports out of England, Sunderland winger Adam Johnson was arrested today by Durham Police on suspicion of having sex with a 15-year-old girl. A Durham Police spokesperson would only tell news outlets that "a 27-year-old man was arrested earlier today on suspicion of sexual activity with a girl… » 3/02/15 7:39pm Yesterday 7:39pm

AEG Invokes Terrorism In Bid To Halt Rival Inglewood Stadium Project

Sports conglomerate AEG has pursued the construction of an NFL stadium in Los Angeles for over a decade, and it has become clear that they'll resort to a hilariously deplorable campaign of dirty tricks to ensure that a competitor's stadium doesn't get built. » 2/28/15 3:09pm Saturday 3:09pm

This Is The Worst Shot I've Ever Seen

The above GIF features one of the 400 or so best basketball players in a world earnestly attempting to make a shot—I think—in a real live basketball game that counted in the standings and everything. It went about 20 feet too high, 20 feet too deep, and 20 feet too wide, but at least Alexey Shved is out here trying! » 2/28/15 1:14pm Saturday 1:14pm

The Bizarre Spring Training Injuries Are Out In Full Force

The greatest spring training tradition—baseball players injuring themselves in weird-ass ways—has arrived early this year. First Michael Saunders stepped on a sprinkler head and tore the meniscus in his knee, and now Tampa Bay Rays reliever Ronald Belisario has fractured his (non-throwing) shoulder while getting out… » 2/28/15 12:44pm Saturday 12:44pm

Happy Borussia Dortmund Celebrate Goal Batman And Robin Style

Borussia Dortmund players are happy again! Today's 3-0 victory over Schalke was their fourth straight in the Bundesliga, dragging themselves from the relegation zone to ninth in the table. Since they're finally confident that they'll actually score some goals, they're planning out elaborate costumed celebrations,… » 2/28/15 11:50am Saturday 11:50am

Russell Westbrook Literally Got A Dent In His Face

Russell Westbrook whirling dervished his way to a third straight triple-double last night, the kind of performance we've come to expect in his incredible February. But late in the game, as he tried singlehandedly to stave off a loss to the Trail Blazers, we saw something new: he got a goddamn dent in his head. » 2/28/15 10:53am Saturday 10:53am