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Suspended 50 Games: Minor Leaguer Tests Positive For Steroids
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With an entire decade of Major League Baseball scandals, Olympic athletes losing medals, and Lance Armstrong having his life’s work erased, Americans couldn’t be blamed for assuming that up-and-coming athletes have learned from the mistakes of others. Unfortunately, they would …

The Tim Tebow Situation (Taiwanese Animation Style)

Taiwanese animation firm Next Media Animation has a special style when it comes to covering events in popular culture. We’ve seen provocative takes on the Presidential Election, the Super Bowl halftime show, and the firing of Groupon CEO Andrew Mason, …

MLB Expands Its Video Offerings on YouTube MLB Expands Its Video Offerings on YouTube

MLB.com’s YouTube channel is just got a lot better. Today, MLB Advance Media announced that they’re expanding the licensed content offerings on the channel. You can expect more highlight clips from every MLB game – available two days after the …

Instagram Selfie Catches Reporter’s Near Miss with Flying Baseball

Talk about perfect timing. And incredible luck. Tampa Bay Rays reporter Kelly Nash almost got plunked in the back of the head with a baseball this past weekend. And the near miss was captured by a once-in-a-lifetime selfie and posted …

Rick Camp Dies: Braves Pitcher Was 60 Years Old

Rick Camp, who pitched for the Atlanta Braves from 1976-1985, has died of natural causes. He was 60 years old. A small-town hero from Trion, Georgia, Camp excelled at sports in school and had the support of the entire community …

Player Dies: Snake Bite Kills From Field Hockey Pitch

An Australian field hockey player was bitten by a snake while attempting to get it off the pitch and died hours later, officials say. A series of unfortunate circumstances led to the death of 26-year old Karl Berry on Tuesday; …

Barry Sanders Named Madden NFL 25 Cover Athlete

After weeks of voting and 40 million votes, EA has announced this year’s Madden NFL cover athlete. Barry Sanders will grace the cover of Madden NFL 25, which will celebrate the franchise’s 25 years of console success. “The Madden NFL …

30 Skiers Complete Record Hand-in-Hand Backflip [VIDEO]

What did you and your friends do this weekend? These guys successfully performed a 30-person backflip, on skis. The world record attempt took place in Quebec, Canada. Check it out below (this was their second attempt): According to the reddit …

‘Internet Kicker’ Signed To Detroit Lions
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The Detroit Lions have signed Havard Rugland, also known as “Kickalicious” (or “YouTube Sensation” or “Internet Kicker”). Rugland, from Norway, has signed a contract with the team, and will compete with the recently signed David Akers (a star in his …

Jay-Z to Sell Nets to Expand Sports Rep Business
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Rapper/producer Jay-Z owns a portion of the Brooklyn Nets. However, Jay-Z this year launched a new sports representation venture called Roc Nation Sports. This could become a conflict of intrest if the rapper were to ever represent NBA players. Yahoo …

Mark Cuban Would Be ‘Honored’ To Have First Openly Gay NBA Player On Mavs
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The other day, entrepreneur and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban made headlines when he said he might draft Brittney Griner. Today, TMZ is sharing an interview with Cuban in which he says he’d be honored to have the first openly …

Steve Johnson Tweet Suggests North Korea Bomb Foxboro (“If y’all do bomb 1st”)
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On Wednesday, Buffalo Bills (and former Kentucky Wildcats) receiver Stevie Johnson tweeted this: Then this: As you might imagine, some people (particularly Patriots fans) did not take too kindly to this, and Johnson did not follow this guy’s advice: The …

Mike Rice Video (The Taiwanese Animation Version)

Rutgers basketball coach Mike Rice was fired this week after a video of him kicking and shoving players (and using gay slurs) during practice was made public. And where there’s scandal, there’s Taiwanese animation studio Next Media Animation, which always …

Mark Cuban: Brittney Griner Draft A Possibility

Entrepreneur and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban says he would be willing to draft Baylor women’s basketball star Brittney Griner if she’s the best available player at the Mavs’ spot. ESPN quotes Cuban: “If she is the best on the …

Kevin Ware: Leg Surgery Could Bring Him Back Next Year

During last night’s NCAA Tournament Midwest Regional final between Louisville and Duke, Louisville player Kevin Ware jumped to block a three point shot and landed poorly, breaking his leg, including his tibia (shin) bone, in two places. The gruesome injury …

Is HBO Bringing Live Streaming Sports to HBO GO? Is HBO Bringing Live Streaming Sports to HBO GO?

Is live streaming sports (read: boxing) coming to HBO GO? According to HBO Sports head Ken Hershman, yes. But HBO leadership aren’t all in the same boat, and another exec isn’t ready to spill the beans on any such project. …

Colt McCoy Rumor Has Him On Trading Block
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The Cleveland Browns have not historically had a lot of luck at the quarterback position. It seems as though finding the right leader for their offense is a never-ending struggle. They just signed Jason Campbell, who is said to be …

Robin Roberts: ESPN to Award Her an ESPY For Courage

ESPN this week announced that the 2013 Arthur Ashe Courage award will go to news anchor Robin Roberts. Roberts, one of the hosts of ABC’s Good Morning America, has captivated morning show audiences this past year with her battle against …

Facebook Picks a NCAA Tourney Winner Based on Team Buzz Facebook Picks a NCAA Tourney Winner Based on Team Buzz
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There’s no telling who’s going to be left standing in a couple weeks when the NCAA tournament comes to a close. This season has been a showcase of true parity, with a bunch of good teams but no standout dominating …

Awesome Karate Knockout Scores One for the Little Guy

Dude’s got skills. And it’s always nice to see the little guy prevail – especially with a twisting, spinning, flying face-kick. I’m not sure you try this move in a real fight, but this is a Karate match. And there, …

Google Updates Sports Search Results with More Detailed Info Google Updates Sports Search Results with More Detailed Info

It looks like that full NCAA Bracket isn’t the only sports-related information that Google is adding to search results. They have just announced an update that will display interactive info cards for various sports-related queries. This includes schedules, stats, and …