Last month, the owner of a major soccer team suggested that the best way to stop soccer flopping was to penalize the fakers.
Now comes word from a World Cup referee who believes that injury fakes could be putting players who are actually hurt on the field at risk. Why? Apparently, game officials like Howard [...]
From our “Special Place in Hell” Dept: Jeff Halter, 40, came to Hobart, Indiana (near Chicago) with a glowing resume and the promise to build a traveling baseball team of elite local players. Parents of budding ballplayers (mostly 11-year-olds) gladly stepped up and each paid Halter $675 for uniforms, practice time and travel expenses. Practices [...]
So, finally someone in the world of professional football (soccer) has admitted that so-called “divers” (because they dive to the ground clutching a non-injured leg) are damaging the sport and, if caught, they should be banned for three games.
Well, duh? It took them this long to see this is a problem? (Watch the video [...]
We heard about this last week, but hadn’t seen the video. Here’s more on the story behind the video from TheLostOgle.com
A few weeks ago, ESPN talking head and Oklahoma City native Skip Bayless took to Twitter to complain about Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook. The comments were really nothing new or insightful, just the [...]
Skip ahead to about 3:50 seconds into this video to watch the, uh, “action.” The final round of this fight is almost over, Brian Green seems to be winning easily and suddenly the hype that is Kimbo Slice kicks in (Vegas money?) and he lands two soft uppercuts and–surprise!!–Green is down. We haven’t seen that [...]
The interesting part of this story is not the fact that someone would take money from kids.
It’s not that Amy Jo Erickson got away with it for more than five years without anyone involved in the Belgrade, Montana youth baseball league knowing it.
Or the fact that she was able to skim off–allegedly–more $92,000 [...]