Posts Tagged ‘sports’

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Robot Olympics: Higher, Faster, Deadlier

Written by AnaKhouri on . Posted in Uncategorized

China has decided that the regular human Olympics just aren’t enough. The humanoid Olympics will involve athletic competitions as well as things like…cleaning. I am looking forward to the ‘killing pathetic humans with laser weapons’ event. Apparently robot sports are a big thing, I had no idea. Maybe there should be another ESPN channel for […]

Hideki 'Godzilla' Matsui named World Series MVP

Written by Musashi on . Posted in News

I ain’t gonna lie – in my opinion, watching baseball is about as entertaining as sitting through an all-day Cop Rock marathon on TV Land. I’ve known people whose command of the statistics involved borders on OCD, and they swear that watching baseball is a riveting experience, but I’m not buyin’ it. In any event, […]

Mayweather / Pacquiao fight in jeopardy? Mayweather demands 60/40 split

Written by Musashi on . Posted in News

The presumed upcoming bout between recently un-retired fighter Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and reigning champ Manny Pacquiao is in doubt over a disagreement about how the purse will be split. Mayweather Jr. demands a 60/40 split while Pacquiao’s camp is requesting a 50-percent cut of the prize money. I’m smelling a cop-out. Mayweather may be unbeaten, […]

Asashoryu's Fat, Nyah Nyah

Written by AnaKhouri on . Posted in News

A popular former sumo wrestler-turned-TV commentator has reverted to schoolyard tactics by calling troubled wrestler Asashoryu ‘fat’. “He looks podgy,” Shuhei Mainoumi told Japanese media. “He doesn’t look as buff. When I got flabby I hated being naked and showing off my body — he looks a bit like that.” It’s like he failed to […]

Could Yao Ming's left foot end his career?

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Yao Ming, who suffered a broken foot on May 8 during a playoff game, now faces the possibility that his career could be on the ropes. Rockets center Yao Ming’s broken left foot could be a “career-threatening” injury. Dr. Tom Clanton, the Houston Rockets’ team physician, told the Houston Chronicle on Monday that Yao’s injury […]

Watch Pacquiao / Hatton 24/7 Episode one

Written by Musashi on . Posted in Video

HBO is producing another behind-the-scenes documentary about the upcoming Manny Pacquiao / Ricky Hatton fight – and it’s every bit as good as the Pacquiao / De la Hoya one they aired before that epic fight. Pacquiao and Hatton go toe-to-toe May 2nd, and you can bet your ass I’ll be hitting up PPV with […]