Clint Dempsey silenced a Portland crowd—briefly, before they picked up a chant telling him to fuck himself—with a stoppage-time goal that earned his Seattle Sounders a 2-2 draw in their rivalry matchup against the Timbers.
Moto2 qualifying for tomorrow’s Dutch Grand Prix came to a halt today as Italian rider Lorenzo Baldassarri launched his bike, and himself, high into the air in a crash that left this viewer assuming he must be completely broken. Baldassarri later tweeted from the hospital that he’s “almost like new”:
ESPN human ringtone Stephen A. Smith is responding tonight to a letter from Lamar Odom’s lawyer, tweeted Friday by Odom with the hashtag “#slander,” saying that his comments were meant solely to attack Phil Jackson and not the former NBA star’s struggles with drug addiction.
Sounds like this company needs to watch its spokespeople more closely. Ah, well. It’s a Philly sports tradition.
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Last week we brought you the story of Cinnaminson (N.J.) mayor Anthony Minniti, who got Crying Jordan’d on a town Facebook page and went absolutely bonkers over it. Minniti told the Philadelphia Inquirer on Thursday that “I’m not angry at all now,” but his Facebook rants suggest he has yet to “actually find it funny.”
So Brooks Koepka won the U.S. Open at Erin Hills today, bringing to a merciful end Fox’s awful efforts at airing golf—for the weekend, at least. The network went out with a typical bang of a blunder: picking out the wrong Brooks Koepka girlfriend.
Sergio’s sartorial selection is remarkably Nintendonian today.
Basque matador Ivan Fandino is dead after being gored to death yesterday by a bull named Burp at the Corrida des Fetes in southern France.
A Warriors fan stole Steph Curry’s hat as he headed to the locker room, once again victorious as NBA champion. He wasn’t very happy about it!
David West’s passionate moment with Tristan Thompson touched us all.
Realizing the NHL season is over for a few months while watching the victorious team parade with the Stanley Cup really sucks, but each year the Hockey Night in Canada folks help add some sweet to that bitter with its annual montage of this season’s best Stanley Cup Playoffs moments. (The music this time around is…
It’s music to everyone’s ears to hear some enraged fan tell NBC hockey commentator Mike Milbury that he “fucking sucks.” He does fucking suck!
A Patric Hornqvist goal with 90 seconds left in the third period gave Pittsburgh the lead they needed as the Penguins claimed the Stanley Cup for the second straight year, winning by an eventual score of 2-0 after a late empty-net goal by Carl Hagelin.
The Predators’ Colton Sissons scored just a minute into the second period of a 0-0 Stanley Cup Final Game 6, only for it to be declared no goal due to an early whistle from an official. Maybe Ted Leonsis is onto something?
Cedar Rapids Titans receiver Damond Powell earned a penalty in his team’s IFL game against the Arizona Rattlers today when, after scoring a touchdown, he celebrated by pooping the football.