One of my favorite villainous wrestlers when I was a kid was Rick “The Model” Martel. The gimmick was simple: Martel was a model, and he thought he was better than you.
Kylian Mbappé had just made a great run. Danijel Subašić saved it. The Croatian team went for a counterattack and… suddenly, there were idiots on the field.
PHILADELPHIA — Everybody in the arena knew Ronda Rousey was coming out next. The delay seemed to stretch on forever as we waited. It had been 25 seconds since Nia Jax’s theme ended ... 26, 27, 28, 29 … and, finally, “Bad Reputation” played. Ronda Rousey made her entrance. She got the loudest cheer of the night.
A massive fight erupted during an Australia-Philippines basketball game today. When the dust settled, 13 players were ejected from the FIBA World Cup qualifier—four from Australia and nine from Philippines.
With the Supreme Court paving the way for the legalization of sports gambling last month, sports leagues and teams have quietly dropped their longstanding opposition to gambling and have a new question: How can we get a cut?
The Phillie Phanatic aimed his hot dog gun, pressed a button and fired into the stands. The duct tape-wrapped hot dog flew through the air … and hit Kathy McVay in the face. It knocked off her glasses, gave her a black eye and sent her to the emergency room. She has to ice her face every 20 minutes.
My uncle introduced me to pro wrestling. I think I was seven. He clued me in on the gag right away: Guys pretended to fight, and it was hilarious.
Ronda Rousey the character has some problems. She smiles too much. She can’t act. Her second feud started at the NBC upfronts. But last night, in her first singles match, Ronda Rousey the wrestler looked like she’s going to be pretty damn good.
I almost didn’t get to place a bet that ended up winning me $100.
Terrell Owens will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame this August. But he won’t be there to celebrate his enshrinement.
The odds boards are outdated, and they are state-of-the-art in Delaware.
Picking on Fox News is the easiest thing in the universe. So let’s do it, shall we?
Here is a sentence of fascinating developing NBA gossip: Bryan Colangelo says he is not behind the Twitter accounts attributed to him in a bombshell article by The Ringer last night, and believes someone is “out to get him.”
The Devon Horse Show, the oldest multi-breed horse show in the United States, is currently happening in suburban Philadelphia, but one horse did not care about any storied tradition or pageantry. Last night Action News obtained footage of the rogue horse making a break for it.
The mother of Zeke Upshaw, the NBA D-League player who died after collapsing on the court in March, has filed a lawsuit against the NBA alleging no one performed lifesaving measures after Upshaw collapsed on the court.
When news of The Ringer’s investigation into burner Twitter accounts broke last night, it lit basketball corners of the internet aflame. Because the information tweeted by accounts like @Enoughunkownso1, @AlVic40117560 and @s_bonhams seemed to include things only a member of the Sixers’ front office staff would know,…
Rhys Hoskins is not having a good stretch.
There was a time when Seger Park had some of the best basketball courts in Philadelphia. They were easily accessible—they’re in Center City and just a short walk from both of Philadelphia’s subway lines—and they attracted good players from around the city. (You could see Prep Charter’s Rodney Green versus Episcopal…
Lenny Dykstra has long since ceased to be a former baseball player with the Mets and Phillies. Now he’s just a semi-famous man who is occasionally in the news for something. Usually it’s not great. Whether it’s pleading guilty to bankruptcy fraud, admitting a sexual harassment claim or allegedly trashing a hotel room,…
You’re going to be seeing a lot more UFC on ESPN starting soon.