Last week saw the NBA season commence and
as expected it did not disappoint. Many believe that there are only two
possible winners, Miami Heat and Oklahoma City Thunder. Below we will assess
both sides’ chances.
Head Coach: Erik Spoelstra
Key Player: LeBron James
The Heat swept away the competition last
year, winning 27 games on the trot. Titan Bet...
Kolo Toure believes Liverpool have what it takes to win the Premier
League title despite failing their biggest test of the season to date at
Arsenal on Saturday.
The Reds went into the clash at the Emirates Stadium just two points
behind the table-topping Gunners, having won six of their opening nine games,
losing just one. However, the only top team they had faced was...
One of the more interesting football videos of recent times is the Telepathic Football one produced by sports betting giants Bwin. This film pitches the two striking stars from Manchester United’s legendary 1999 Treble Team – Dwight Yorke and Andy Cole – against Wayne Rooney, Danny Wellbeck and Javier Hernandez of the current side in an unusual challenge. In the video Cole...
Remember high school gym
class? Remember how if you failed to pay attention or if you spoke out of turn,
your gym coach would tell you to get down on the ground and do 10 pushups. If
you acted out a lot, there’s a good chance you were pretty humiliated quite
often. But you also probably ended the year with a massive chest and decent
guns. Well, according to the guys in the...
There’s a time in every baseball season
when a team knows it isn’t going to make the playoffs. For the Baltimore
Orioles that time was this week as they suffered two home defeats to AL East
Although Baltimore earned a game back on
Thursday night, the 2-1 series defeat only extends the gap between them and
second-place Tampa Bay, who now look certain...
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Back on Saturday, a rare sight was seen at the Keeneland Racecourse in Lexington, Kentucky as a rogue deer decided to try his/her hand at racing the horses.
The below video shows a couple of race horses practicing on the track and check out the small fawn attempted to track down both of them:
Who knew Bambi had such speed?
(Courtesy of Bush League Chronicles)
Last weekend, a streaker decided to interrupt a rugby match in New Zealand between the Otago Highlanders and The Blues of Aukland on Saturday.
He probably would have gotten away with it too except that "AJ the Chicken" wearing a James Harden jersey was able to track him down:
(Courtesy of The Big Lead)
Back on June 2002, recently-deceased actor James Gandolfini recited Lou Gehrig's famous speech at Yankees Stadium.
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In terms of celebrity death news, the death of actor James Gandolfini (who played Tony Soprano on "The Sopranos") shocked many people.
As you might figure, the game of Twitter hearsay caused some to be confused with former Miami Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano.
Check out some tweets that people sent out regarding the "death of Tony Sparano":
If you happened to be watching game four of the Stanley Cup Finals in Austin, Texas, there is the distinct possibility that you might have missed Chicago's game-winner by Brent Seabrook to tie the series at 2.
That's because NBC affiliate KXAN accidentally ran a station promo and commercials during the game-winning score:
As you might figure, KXAN issues an on-air...
Most of the time, I would expect that professional sports teams would be able to know how to spell current players names but there are times when mistakes can be made.
Check out the below plaque that the Baltimore Orioles did for catcher Matt Wieters after he hit a home run onto Eutaw Street:
Remember folks, "I before E except after C".
(Courtesy of Gamedayr)
For those of you not in the know about Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith, he recently got engaged to girlfriend, Chantel Williams.
As part of their engagement photos, both of them decided to take the field at M&T Bank Stadium and do the "Ray Lewis" dance:
(Courtesy of Reddit NFL)
As previously noted on Outside the Boxscore, baseball fans will act a little crazy in regards to a foul ball and that applies to little kids as well.
Check out these little kids who got into a fight over a foul ball during Monday's College World Series game between Mississippi State and Indiana:
(Courtesy of It's Always Sunny in Detroit)
Let the below video be a lesson to all you fans who think that catching a foul ball is a pretty harmless task.
During Monday's Astros/White Sox game, one fan attempted to make a diving catch of an Alexei Ramirez foul ball that was heading towards the seats near left field.
After not coming up with the ball, the fan tries to get up but can't and provides us with the...
Since we are still a month or so away from the start of the NFL preseason, it seems that many teams cheerleaders have some free time on their hands.
So, the fine folks over at the New Orleans Saints/Miami Dolphins decided to have their cheer squads do some lip-syncing to the popular Taylor Swift song, "22".
Below are both videos and you can judge which one is better....
Clearly, the Phillie Phanatic has got to stop loaning his ATV out to people who don't fill up his gas tank.
During last night's Washington Nationals/Philadelphia Phillies game, the Phanatic's ATV stalled and the proof of the stall can be seen in the below video:
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(Courtesy of Bush League Chronicle)
What do you get when you mix the world's fastest man with one of the world's fastest cars?
You get Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt driving a formula car around a race track in Oslo, Norway during an IAFF Diamond League event earlier this month:
(Courtesy of Los That Sports Blog)
In terms of gruesome sports injury from the year of 2013, Louisville Cardinals Kevin Ware will continue to hold that title after he broke his leg in an Elite Eight game against Duke.
Last week, Ware decided to show off an image of the scar from his leg surgery on Instagram and below is that picture:
That is one impressive scar....
(Courtesy of College Spun)
With Kim Kardashian and Kanye West welcoming their first child into the world, ESPN college basketball analyst Dick Vitale had some words to say via Twitter:
Congrats @KimKardashian & @kanyewest have a Diaper Dandy - this precious little one will be able to afford college . http://t.co/7R6O5tb1oW
— Dick Vitale (@DickieV) June 16, 2013
Clearly, the baby girl will...
Things can be hard for star athletes in college and it appeared that things boiled over for Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel back on Saturday.
Check out the below tweet from Manziel's Twitter account:
As you might figure, many people caught wind of the tweet and Manziel had to put together a quick Twitter apology:
Don't ever forget that I love A...
Clearly, the person in charge of spelling "College World Series" on top of the dugout in Omaha, Nebraska is going to be fired soon...
(Courtesy of Deadspin)
Think you have a pretty solid sneaker collection? You got nothing on San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick.
Check out the below photo that Colin posted to his Instagram account of his collection and just judging from the photo, he has over 200 pairs of kicks:
(Courtesy of Bleacher Report)
For the individual who created this instant classic Vine video of Dallas Cowboys quarter Tony Romo throwing an interception against the Tampa Bay Bucs mashed up with the "Marcia Brady football to the nose clip" from "The Brady Bunch", all I have to say is this....
You sir, deserve to be knighted!
If you needed a laugh this weekend, you might want to check out this clip called "Bad British Commentary" of an opening week MLB game between the Boston Red Sox/New York Yankees.
Who knew that Ichiro looked so much like Joseph Gordon-Levitt?
(Courtesy of Deadspin)