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College Football 2013: Alabama Tops AP Preseason Poll
After back-to-back championships, Alabama is a heavy favorite this year to become the first team to win three straight titles, capturing 58 out of 60 first place votes in the AP’s preseason poll. But Ohio State, Oregon, Stanford and Georgia round out the top 5 and will be gunning for…
13 Terrifying Airports That Will Make Any Traveler Want to Stay Home
Whether it’s the good kind of adventure (“Welcome to McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas”) or the bad one (“This plane is being taken out of service.”), flying the friendly skies these days always holds an element of ris…
10 Incredibly Successful Founders Fired By Their Own Companies
George Zimmer, CEO and founder of Men’s Wearhouse, K&G and Tux brands was fired yesterday from his own company. Shocking, sure, but it isn't the first time a founder was booted from running his own company.
Father’s Day Failures — 5 Sons Only a Dad Could Love
Let’s just be honest—dads always get hosed in the gift department when it comes to Father’s Day. The presents you buy him for Father’s Day—if you remember at all—are almost always way crappier than the nice thoughtful things you got f…
12-Year-Old Banned From Pitching in Little League Because He’s…Good At Pitching?
A 12-year old in Massachussetts has been banned from pitching for his little league team, because he is too good.
Michigan State Yanks Football Scholarship From Recruit For Being a Potty Mouth Rapper
A promising football star has had his scholarship offer revoked, leaving him plenty of time to pursue his true calling as a rapper.
Guy Bails on Bike Going 230 MPH, Rolls For About a Week, Only Breaks His Foot
Riding a motorcycle at 200+ miles per hour with just a helmet and some thin racing gear as the only things between you and possible death is pretty impressive. It’s even impressive when you fall off the bike and escape with nothing more than a broken foot and an insane case of road r…
1965 Ferrari 330GT Belonging to John Lennon Going Up For Auction
John Lennon got his driver’s license just after The Beatles had become the biggest band in the world. So it’s probably not a surprise that his first ride was a little fancier than yours.
Washington Nationals’ New Rainout Policy For Fans– ‘Tough Luck’ If You Can’t Attend Make-u…
When you buy a ticket to a baseball game, you know that you’re running a risk of the game getting rained out. The Washington Nationals new “tough luck” policy has many fans seeing red.
Guy Cancels Pizza Pickup Because Hockey Game Went into Overtime
Sports fans have a lower threshold for the word “emergency.” While most people reserve the term for events like heart attacks, major world crises and running out of toilet paper, sports fans know that true emergencies are things like double overtime and last minute drives. So you can forgive one loy…
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Shows Up 10 Years Later, Wants $20
Most of us have at least one crazy ex in our pasts, but not many of them randomly show up ten years after the break up, demanding twenty bucks.
University of Oregon Charges $5 Per Person to Watch Cheerleading Tryouts
The University of Oregon athletic department is completely underwritten by UO alum and Nike president Phil Knight. It’s not like they’re hurting for money. They still came up with a novel approach to fundraising—allowing the general public to watch Ducks&CloseCu…