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Cartoon caption contest

Monday, January 14, 2013, 1:27 PM
It's time once again for you to write the caption to Rob Tornoe's latest Sports Ink cartoon. Post your best ideas in the comments. Rob will pick the best and we'll announce the results in a few days. Read more

Cricket fan makes incredible one-handed grab

Monday, January 14, 2013, 10:28 AM
If this were about baseball, the title would be "The Greatest Foul Ball Catch Ever". But it didn't happen at a baseball game. It happened at a cricket match in Australia. As such, I'm not really sure how to describe exactly what happens. What I do know, is that 16-year-old Peter Sterling was returning... Read more

Video: Middleschooler hits amazing over-the-head buzzer beater

Friday, January 11, 2013, 6:10 PM
8th grader Matt Demember was playing a game in his Maryland Church's league, when towards the end of the game he recieved a pass from his teammate. Demember graciously threw the ball over his head and scored a game winning 3 pointer without looking at the basket. Even his opponents were impressed... Read more

Eagles caption contest results

Friday, January 11, 2013, 1:15 PM
Earlier this week, we gave you another opportunity to write the caption for Rob Tornoe's next Eagles-themed cartoon. After much deliberation, Rob Tornoe himself has picked the this week's winner. First, the runner-ups: "You mean Vick is staying?" — liadazus "The NFL calls it a "running game"... Read more

Lingerie Football League shedding lingerie, and not in the fun way

Thursday, January 10, 2013, 2:26 PM
In a move sure to polarize fans of what is billed as the "Nation's fasted growing sports league," the Lingerie Football League has announced plans to rename itself the “Legends Football League.” As part of the move, the LFL will be ditching the thing that made the league noteworthy in the... Read more

St. Joe's dunk team can't actually dunk

Thursday, January 10, 2013, 12:31 PM
You'd think that "being able to dunk a basketball" would be a requirement for being in a halftime show dedicated to trick dunks, but apparently a lack of ups doesn't preclude you from joining St. Joe's dunk team. Deadspin posted this video that a reader shot during halftime of last night's St. Joe's/Butler... Read more

Video: Baseball Hall of Fame rejects all candidates

Wednesday, January 9, 2013, 5:21 PM
The Baseball Writers' Association of America did not elect any players to the Hall of Fame for the first time since 1996. Craig Biggio came closest to getting in with 68.2 percent of the vote. Read more

Video: Four new Flyers attend informal practices

Wednesday, January 9, 2013, 4:00 PM
On Wednesday, Ruslan Fedotenko, Luke Schenn, Bruno Gervais, and Jakub Voracek were all new additions to the informal practices the Flyers have been holding in Voorhees. Frank Seravalli of the Daily News has more. Read more

Video: Sixers struggling to get to the foul line

Wednesday, January 9, 2013, 1:39 PM
Doug Collins wants the 76ers to get to the foul line more. Can Philly make the playoffs? Should they re-sign Andrew Bynum? CineSport's Noah Coslov & The Philadelphia Inquirer's Bob Ford discuss. Read more

The most amazing darts finish ever

Wednesday, January 9, 2013, 1:00 PM
I admit that my knowledge of the game of darts is limited to playing 301 and 'baseball' rules after tilting back a few at my favorite watering hole so I don't have much insight to provide here. In fact, I have no idea what's actually going on in this video from the PDC World Darts Championship. All... Read more
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