Florida guard Scottie Wilbekin shows a part of the net after his Gators beat Kentucky for the SEC Championship on March 16.Image: Steve Helber/Associated Press March Madness is back, which means three things: It’s time to load up on snacks. It’s time to invent the debilitating illness that will
This isn’t exactly your textbook bit of damage control PR. UFC fighter Nate Diaz (above) was suspended by the mixed martial arts body on Thursday night for earlier in the week using a gay slur against another fighter. That’s typically where a manager or someone else would step in and get the
Repeat after me: I believe that we will win. Whether you’re a fan of soccer/football, sports in general or even just the United States, this video will get you so pumped for Thursday’s World Cup match against Germany, even Angela Merkel will be believing in the power of red, white and blue.
Lots of big-name athletes saw their social media followings get big boosts during the recently concluded Summer Olympics. But Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt, probably the Games’ biggest global star, one-upped everyone else in the digital realm, too, with the rapidly accelerating popularity of his
Greek Olympian Voula Papachristou has been kicked off her country’s Olympic team for a racial joke she posted to Twitter. The triple jumper posted this tweet earlier this week, which roughly translates to: ‘With so many Africans in Greece…at least the West Nile mosquitoes will eat homemade
Skipping your March Madness bracket this year could make you as happy as these Michigan fans were at last year’s Final Four. Image: Charlie Neibergall/Associated Press Every spring, the same scourge rises anew, threatening to dull March Madness’s glorious shine. We speak not of incompetent refs,
Sports writer Bill Simmons speaks at the 2010 New Yorker Festival at DGA Theater on October 2, 2010 in New York City. Image: Amy Sussman/Getty Images the New Yorker/Associated Press When ESPN on Wednesday night suspended its star columnist and commentator Bill Simmons for ripping NFL