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 […]


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 […]

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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 […]

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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A comedian interrupted Sepp Blatter’s press conference and threw fake money at him

Sepp Blatter and FIFA held a press conference today to detail what’s in the organization’s future and the next FIFA President when he was interrupted by British comedian Lee Nelson.  The comedian began speaking to the assembled media and as he was being taken away, threw a wad of bills to “make it rain” over […]

BALTIMORE - JULY 26:  Starting pitcher Pedro Martinez #45 of the Boston Red Sox sits in the dugout prior to the game against the Baltimore Orioles July 26, 2004 at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Pedro Martinez’s Hall of Fame induction brought out his best

On Tuesday, Pedro Martinez was one of four players elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. After the announcement, Pedro made an appearance on MLB Network. After a relatively basic interview with Greg Amsinger, Harold Reynolds, Ron Darling, and Bob Costas, Kevin Millar jumped into the fray, and Pedro had no issues having some fun […]


Baseball Hall of Fame voter admits to losing his ballot

We’ve already run down a list of the worst Hall of Fame ballots of 2015.  One ballot that didn’t make it on our list or any others was that of Paul Hoynes from the Cleveland Plain Dealer.  Hoynes simply didn’t fill out a ballot.  Not because of protests over PEDs.  Not because he wants the […]

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Yankees recreate The Sandlot’s Babe Ruth scene

Who says the New York Yankees don’t know how to have fun? A bunch of their players got together to recreate the classic scene from The Sandlot where it’s revealed that Smalls has taken his stepfather’s autographed Babe Ruth ball and lost it to “The Beast.” Your browser does not support iframes. It seems quite […]

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TNT’s Kevin Harlan does his best Bane impression

Ed Note: The following appears courtesy our friends at Bloguin’s NBA site, Crossover Chronicles. Time to nerd it up here on Crossover. During last night’s Spurs-Heat tussle, big man Aron Baynes blocked a Dwayne Wade shot with authority leading to TNT’s TV announcer Kevin Harlan doing his best “Bane” impression. You know Bane! The DC […]

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AA Podcast #111 – Peter Schrager

In today’s podcast, we get caught up on the free agency frenzy in the NFL with Fox NFL reporter/insider/draft guru/sideline reporter etc. Peter Schrager. Peter joins us from the University of Oregon pro day so we spend a bit of time on Marcus Mariota before moving into all the major signings and trades of the […]

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Craig Sager’s leukemia has returned

Very sad news as we head into the Final Four – Turner sideline reporter Craig Sager’s leukemia has returned, as announced by his son on Twitter. We wanted to ensure he was taken care of & that we knew what the next steps were before we shared this