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This Furry With Abs Is The Creepiest Mascot In Sports

This Furry With Abs Is The Creepiest Mascot In Sports

Sports team mascots are creepy as a general rule. It comes with the territory to a certain extent, but I can’t really think of one that I don’t find terrifying or at least moderately disquieting. It’s
Stephen A. Smith Provides The Gift Of Himself Shouting Catchphrases In Front Of A Green Screen

Stephen A. Smith Provides The Gift Of Himself Shouting Catchphrases In Front Of A Green Screen

If for whatever reason you still doubt ESPN pundit Stephen A. Smith’s abilities as a performer, please see the clip below, in which Smith effortlessly snaps into character while shouting all of his
Is Kyrie Irving A Fraud? An Investigation

Is Kyrie Irving A Fraud? An Investigation

Kyrie Irving is a former NBA champion, a six-time All-Star, and is, in his curious way, the vocal leader of the Boston Celtics, a nominal championship contender currently parked three games behind the
Bulldogs Undone By Stuffed Dog In Last-Second Loss To Other Bulldogs

Bulldogs Undone By Stuffed Dog In Last-Second Loss To Other Bulldogs

Wednesday night the crummy Georgia Bulldogs did very well to come back against a Mississippi State team that led in the second half by as many as 17 points, at 44–27. From that point until the final
High School Basketball Team Enters Taunting Hall Of Fame After Cutting Down Net On Rival's Home Court

High School Basketball Team Enters Taunting Hall Of Fame After Cutting Down Net On Rival's Home Court

High school sports are supposed to teach participants the values of hard work and good sportsmanship, but a world in which athletes only ever learned to shake hands and say, “good game,” would be a
Very Small Yankees Fan Very Loudly Explains Why Manny Machado Doesn't Belong In New York

Very Small Yankees Fan Very Loudly Explains Why Manny Machado Doesn't Belong In New York

If you’ve ever seen or interacted with a Yankees fan in the wild and come away from the experience wondering if they are all born that way, then let this video be evidence that, yes, they probably
Isaiah Thomas's Excellent Sports Child Makes It Impossible To Root Against His Shrimpy Dad

Isaiah Thomas's Excellent Sports Child Makes It Impossible To Root Against His Shrimpy Dad

Isaiah Thomas returned to the court Wednesday night for the first time in nearly 11 months, as a reserve for the Denver Nuggets. He was pretty good, going for eight points in 13 minutes of burn, and
Kevin McHale Doesn't Realize He's On Air, Calls Someone A "Dickhead"

Kevin McHale Doesn't Realize He's On Air, Calls Someone A "Dickhead"

TNT rolled right through a few quiet seconds of a dead-ball in the first half of Tuesday night’s Celtics-76ers game, leaving the Players Only broadcast crew to chat through what might normally be
Pacers Fans Taunt Brandon Ingram With Ruthless "LeBron's Gonna Trade You" Chant

Pacers Fans Taunt Brandon Ingram With Ruthless "LeBron's Gonna Trade You" Chant

The Lakers are very sleepily facing the Indiana Pacers Tuesday night. Everything about this game feels dreary and perfunctory—the Lakers have already offered up half their roster in a trade for
The Sports Highlight Of The Day Is This Fraudster's Shameless Office Flop

The Sports Highlight Of The Day Is This Fraudster's Shameless Office Flop

There’s a school of thought that says flopping is as much of a skill as anything else that takes place on a court or field. Subscribers to this line of thinking would argue that there’s a certain
Spurs Win At The Buzzer, Get Crapped On By Gregg Popovich

Spurs Win At The Buzzer, Get Crapped On By Gregg Popovich

The 11-42 Phoenix Suns are a putrid basketball team, and their purpose in the NBA ecosystem is to roll over every night and hand out career-best performances to opposing players who aren’t actually
Proud Hockey Parents Mark Son's First Professional Fight By Coming Nowhere Close On Celebratory High Five

Proud Hockey Parents Mark Son's First Professional Fight By Coming Nowhere Close On Celebratory High Five

Late in the second period of Tuesday night’s Jets-Bruins game, Bruins youngster Trent Frederic threw down with Jets wing Brandon Tanev. Tanev, perhaps lulled into a false sense of security by
Rajon Rondo Earns Technical With Innovative Free-Throw Distraction

Rajon Rondo Earns Technical With Innovative Free-Throw Distraction

Rajon Rondo has spent much of his career trying to find new ways to make himself the most annoying person on the court. It’s impressive, then, that after 12 years in the NBA he still has ideas as
Kyle Korver Attempts To Inbound Airball, Laughs At His Own Goof

Kyle Korver Attempts To Inbound Airball, Laughs At His Own Goof

It’s open season on any clown shooting higher than 41 percent from three. The newest victim is old man Kyle Korver, who either thought this ball had already landed out or believed Damian Lillard’s
Here's Steph Curry Legitimately Sucking At Basketball For A Few Precious Seconds

Here's Steph Curry Legitimately Sucking At Basketball For A Few Precious Seconds

The Warriors are 33-14, Boogie is back, and they beat the Lakers 130-111 last night behind 44 points from Klay Thompson. These guys are almost definitely going to win the title again, and so the only
Boban Marjanovic Gets Wrecked With A Book In The New John Wick Trailer

Boban Marjanovic Gets Wrecked With A Book In The New John Wick Trailer

When basketball giant Boban Marjanovic was named among the cast in the next installment of the John Wick franchise, I feared that his cameo would be a forgettable one. Maybe he’d be spotted sipping
Philadelphia Eagles Twitter Account Run By Shameless Biter

Philadelphia Eagles Twitter Account Run By Shameless Biter

One of the best subplots of the NFL season was the rise of Twitter user @CableThanos_, a Seahawks fan who earned himself some internet fame by producing charmingly deranged hype videos throughout
Russell Westbrook Borrows Lance Stephenson's Air Guitar

Russell Westbrook Borrows Lance Stephenson's Air Guitar

Having a signature celebration opens Lance Stephenson up to humiliation. (Being Lance Stephenson, generally, also opens him up to humiliation.) Just before halftime in the Thunder’s win over the
Buddy Hield Got Two Years Older On One Birthday

Buddy Hield Got Two Years Older On One Birthday

This is an odd one: Kings guard Buddy Hield celebrated his 25th birthday Monday. I know this because the NBA, ESPN, Basketball Reference, Draft Express, CBS Sports, Yahoo Sports, RotoWire, something
Taj Gibson's Loose Shoe Temporarily Becomes Important Defensive Weapon

Taj Gibson's Loose Shoe Temporarily Becomes Important Defensive Weapon

Taj Gibson lost his shoe on a post move early in the first quarter of tonight’s Kings-Timberwolves game. His shoeless layup went down, which is cool enough, but play did not stop, and so Gibson was