Opened in 1965, the Astrodome in Houston, Texas was home to the Houston Astros, Houston Oilers, and Roy Hofheinz. Who’s Roy Hofheinz? He’s the former Mayor of Houston and pioneer of modern stadiums that built a private home in this revolutionary building. It had a bowling alley, movie theater,
At every children’s sports event, past the kids pretending to give a shit on the field and the betchy moms drinking wine out of thermoses, look hard enough and you will always find that parent. They’re the one who posts a sign on their car that says ‘Go ‘ in a way that isn’t ironic and, in
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