CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 21:  Daniel Murphy #28 of the New York Mets celebrates after hitting a two run home run in the eighth inning against Fernando Rodney #57 of the Chicago Cubs during game four of the 2015 MLB National League Championship Series at Wrigley Field on October 21, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

New York Times creates 1908-style sports page for Mets NLCS win

The New York Mets beat the Chicago Cubs in the NLCS this week, extending Chicago’s World Series title drought to 107 years. In commemoration of the Cubs’ ouster (I guess), the New York Times created a pretty awesome 1908-style sports page highlighting the Mets’ victory. (click to enlarge) It’s really quite well done, with the […]

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Is the NFL’s Instagram page trolling the Patriots over #DeflateGate?

Behind the scenes: Making the Super Bowl XLIX footballs! #SB49 In the midst of an ENORMOUS controversy over #DeflateGate, it seems like a very weird time for the NFL’s official Instagram page to post a photograph of, you guessed it, deflated balls. The NFL shared this picture of the making of the footballs for Super […]

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Somebody is already trolling Louis Van Gaal’s Wikipedia page

What’s true in the NFL is also true in the EPL.  The preseason means nothing. Manchester United learned that lesson the hard way after sweeping through their American preseason tour with everyone hailing former Netherlands manager Louis Van Gaal as an all-conquering hero. United lost the opening match of the 2014-15 EPL season 2-1 at […]


Laquon Treadwell’s broken leg used on front page of Opelika-Auburn News

When a player suffers a gruesome injury on the field, outlets should try to use a little discretion in using a picture or video of the injury in their coverage. The Opelika-Auburn News didn’t bother with that discretion on Sunday. Here’s what the front page of Sunday’s sports section looked like. Here is the cover […]

during Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium on February 1, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona.

Someone is already trolling Darrell Bevell’s Wikipedia page

during Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium on February 1, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. You may have heard there was a football game tonight.  You also may have heard that it was decided by one of the most jaw-dropping plays and calls in NFL history.  With the Seahawks on the doorstep of back-to-back Super […]