Every team wants the perfect draft pick. It's a deceptively simple-sounding goal that haunts every executive in sports, because they are being asked to do the nearly impossible—predict what human beings will do. Sure, every few years a player like Andrew Luck or Bryce Harper comes along who simply can't fail (even…
Look at Smuggy McSmuggykins Jeff Gordon flying off with the lead in this trike race. It's one thing to race another Washington Wizards basketball fan on a tricycle. It's another thing to completely dominate at it, man.
Dozens of commuters missed connections Sunday night when Delta Airlines kicked them off their Gainesville-to-Atlanta flight to accommodate the University of Florida men's hoops team.
Shaquille O'Neal, who I believe is an Irish sporting icon, says that the scariest thing he ever did was try and become a race car driver. I thought it would be trying to shoot a free throw. Zing!
Andrew Garfield took a couple minutes off the set of Not Another Spider-Man Movie to shoot some hoops on a court in New York's Chinatown. In full costume.
Is this really Shaquille O'Neal's Porsche Panamera for sale? How many other guys named Shaq do you know who played in the NBA?
Five-foot, eight-and-a-half-inch-tall Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton tweeted this picture of himself standing next seven-foot, six-inch-tall Yao Ming. Strangely, it's not the first time an NBA center made an F1 driver look like a toy.
The '79 Volkswagen Rabbit (that's a Golf to you shifty-eyed foreign types) probably didn't accelerate very rapidly with Mr. Chamberlain aboard, what with its 71-horsepower engine and all. But it has enough headroom- somehow- to accommodate a 7-footer. Wait, did we say 71 horsepower? Make that 48 horses for the Diesel…
Now that we've found this Zapruder-esque film, we know it is possible for a white man to jump clear over a corvette and dunk a basketball. Of course, we've no idea why he'd do such a thing — we at least now know it can happen. Woody Harrelson be damned.