Guys, you had one job…

March 15, 2014

Chilean cyclist Irene Aravena didn’t hear the false start signal and kept her position on the inside lane. A gang of race officials at the bottom of the track had one job: pull the starting gate off of the track after cyclists take off. But because it was a false start, they all said, collectively, “fuck it,” and one waved a red warning flag instead. Aravena tore around the bend,…

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Video: Brace Yourself For Soccer Players Playing Fairly

Wait, what? Usually soccer players are flopping down, grabbing knees and faking injuries. Anything to keep an opponent from scoring . . . but not these guys. One falls and immediately tells the ref he tripped over his own feet and the other admits he was the last to touch the ball before it went out-of-bounds. They’re not going to last very long in professional soccer. )

March 11, 2014
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Video: Ken Griffey Jr.’s Awkward Interview on ESPN [the highlights]

If you’ve ever done a whole bunch of interviews in a row, you know how mind-numbing it can get. Then again, you’re not Major League Baseball star Ken Griffey, Jr, getting paid a ton of money to promote something on freaking ESPN! Drink a Red Bull if you need to Kennny! Linda Cohn does her best to try and liven things up, the this sports interview is dead on arrival.

March 6, 2014
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Video: Baseball Player Swings Bat at Pitcher’s Head During Brawl in Cuba

In a recent game in Cuba, pitcher Freddy Alvarez brushes back Victor Mesa Jr., which sets off a huge brawl. During the melee, Demis Valdes attacks Alvarez with a bat. After watching the video, you’ll understand why Valdes has not been signed to a Major League Baseball contact. He can’t hit anything and Alvarez has a huge head! On the other hand, he did put a little spin on his…

February 19, 2014
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Video: 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics: US figure skaters dismiss reports of judging conspiracy

What would a Winter Olympics be without a little cheating scandal? Sounds like a good one brewing in Sochi involving figure skating. More from the YouTube description: First scandal in these Winter Olympics: the French sports magazine ‘L’Equipe’ reported the conspiracy between the American and Russian teams in figure skating, to push aside the Canadians. ┬áDuplex with Ilan Goren, our correspondent in Sochi, Ukraine.

February 10, 2014
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