The North Pole- The latest controversy over Baseball’s Hall of Fame voting took a bizarre turn last night, as Jim Rice, former American League MVP, intentionally petrified five to ten sportswriters in an apparent attempt to scare up some votes… the good old fashioned way.
At this time each year, it’s only natural for sports fans to look back at the year that was — and make their guesses about the upcoming year. Who will win the big game, melt down on the sideline and hook up with Courtney Love in a men’s room stall? While waiting 12 months is [...]
Remember your high school yearbook? Me neither, but I do remember signing them for friends (stay cool, dude!), non-friends (trying to cleverly mix the word “fart” in there somewhere) and wish-they-were-girlfriends (my phone number) like I was some sought-after athlete whose scrawl would be cherished for generations, if not days. Mine of course, would get [...]
They’re fun. They’re cute. They’re Criminals (Yuma HS, AZ)! Ah, the life of the sports mascot. Be it high school, college, or the pros, the game just can’t go on without an eight foot tall, oversized, stuffed Banana Slug (UC-Santa Cruz). I want to be a part of the fun, so I’m going to apply [...]
By David J. Cohen It was the best game the Seminoles had played all season. They dominated the boards, hit clutch shots, and forced someone other than J.J. Redick and Shelden Williams to make shots in the last minute. The win guaranteed the `Noles a spot in the big dance. Yet, as usual, the FSU [...]
Today, we salute you, Mr. Fantasy Football loser. As you sit with that blank stare, alone, checking statistics on your computer, you ask yourself, “Why oh why didn’t I draft Shaun Alexander?”
[Editor's Note: SportsPickle.com always seems to nail issues right on the head. We have a healthy contingent of Boston and NY fans on this site so, of course, this story is perfect. The sad part is that this article is satire, yet could just as easily be a real story.] According to a study set [...]
[editor's note: last night, I was discussing how womens tennis is a lot more watchable now than in the recent past because of players like Maria Sharapova, Jelena Dokic,and Daniela Hantuchova. Well, thanks to DJ Gallo over at Sports Pickle, Sharapova is a little less sexy.] Tennis star Maria Sharapova’s status as a sex symbol [...]