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A tribute to the only man in football nobody hated

James Alexander Gordon has passed away, and his association with football in the UK was a particularly special one, and it'll be hard to replace. Being taken to a game by your dad for the first time is probably the most clichéd and widely-cherished memory held by football fans. Show More Summary

This extra-time winner made Icelandic announcers lose their minds

In the UEFA Europa League qualifiers, it's scream or go home. This match happened three weeks ago, but somehow this spectacular, timeless freak-out call escaped our attention until now. Icelandic team Stjarnan was playing Scottish team Motherwell in the UEFA Europa League qualifiers (the level below the Champions League). Show More Summary

Little League Coach Dave Belisle says inspiring speech came from heart

12 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Little League Coach Dave Belisle was the talk of the Internet on Tuesday after his inspiring speech to his Rhode Island team after they were eliminated from the Little League World Series.

LeSean McCoy is healthy, so don't worry fantasy owners

Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy is healthy. We break down the fantasy implications. Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy has been dealing with a painful case of turf toe, but it sounds like he's moved past the minor injury. Show More Summary

Predicting Outcome of 2014's Tightest MLB Playoff Battles

Parity has reigned in the MLB this season, and that should make for a terrific final month as the push for the postseason heats up around the league. Four of the six divisions are led by less than five games, and the only two teams that...Show More Summary

Blake Bortles gets more time with starters; not yet a fantasy option

Blake Bortles spent some time with the starters at practice on Monday and Tuesday. We break down the fantasy implications. Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles saw a couple snaps with the first team on Monday, and saw his workload increase on Tuesday. Show More Summary

Yasiel Puig Slams Helmet in Dugout, Uses Quick Reflexes to Catch Backfire

Los Angeles Dodgers star Yasiel Puig tried to take out his frustration on his helmet, but his helmet was having none of it. After striking out during Tuesday's game, Puig threw his helmet down at the bat rack. The helmet apparently didn't like being treated that way because it shot back out at Puig. Show More Summary

Athletics Hit Bump After Trade for Jon Lester

13 hours agoSports / Baseball : Bats

The Athletics, who have played below.500 since the deal, had the playoffs in mind when they sent Yoenis Cespedes to Boston for the ace pitcher.

3 New York Yankees Players Trying to Save Their Jobs for 2015

Not everyone's job is safe in the Bronx. It has been a disappointing season for the New York Yankees, and that has some already looking ahead to next year. Changes are bound to occur in 2015, and rightfully so. The 2014 team has an abundance...Show More Summary

Wayne Rooney dropped a bucket on his wife's head

New variation of the Ice Bucket Challenge: Smack your wife in the head with the bucket.

Chip Kelly diving into a pool is the best ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

All Kelly diving all the time. .embed-container {position: relative; padding-bottom: 100%; height: 0; overflow: hidden;}.embed-container iframe,.embed-container object,.embed-container embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; } Chip Kelly decided to end practice with a bang, or well... Show More Summary

The two big lies about Manchester United

In the wake of last year's Moyesian apocalypse, Manchester United moved quickly to reassure the footballing world that they were merely sleeping dragons and not yet fallen giants. The appointment of brash Dutchman Louis van Gaal wasShow More Summary

Study: To boost your odds of a successful marriage, have a big wedding

13 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

To improve your odds of a high-quality marriage, try not to have too many sexual partners before you meet “the one.” And when you do find him or her, consider inviting at least 150 people to your wedding. 

2014 College Football Guide

You're not ready for college football season without these 128 massive team guides and six feature stories. Continue reading…

Brian Hoyer named starting quarterback, should still be avoided in fantasy

Brian Hoyer beat out Johnny Manziel for the starting quarterback job. We break down the fantasy implications. The Cleveland Browns named Brian Hoyer the starting quarterback to begin the 2014-15 season on Wednesday. Hoyer had been battling...Show More Summary

Nebraska sends words of encouragement to their 7-year-old teammate

The season is right around the corner and Nebraska is missing its star player. Jack Hoffman is a very special member of the Nebraska football program. The seven-year-old became a huge part of the team in 2013 when he was honored by the...Show More Summary

MLB Free Agency 2015: An Early Team-by-Team Preview

There is still a lot of baseball to be played between now and the offseason, but it's never too early to look ahead at what promises to be an exciting winter around the league. This year's free-agent class will be headlined by a trio of legitimate aces in Max Scherzer, Jon Lester and James Shields. Show More Summary

Blueprint for a rebuild: Six head coaches on how to restore a college football program

The more you talk to coaches, the more you realize theirs is a profession like many others. The hours are ridiculous, and so is the money, but at its heart, coaching depends on the same things that guide you from middle-management to management in any other career: organization, people skills, talent evaluation, decision-making, and strategic acumen. Show More Summary

Now you can paint your house like Fenway Stadium

Finally you can experience the joy of an old stadium at home. Red Sox superfans can now paint their walls the colors of Fenway Park: http://t.co/L5BxLG5Iib pic.twitter.com/mmAhlDviIi — bostonmagazine.com (@BostonMagazine) August 20, 2014 Have you ever wanted your house to look like a baseball stadium? Yeah, us neither. Show More Summary

Quotables: J.J. Watt wants an extension, Nick Collins retires from NFL

One of the league's most feared defenders doesn't feel any pressure to get a deal done right away, while elsewhere the 49ers and one of its top playmakers are moving toward a resolution in their own contract talks. "I sure as heck hope we can make something happen." -Texans DE J.J. Show More Summary

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