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Players To Watch In The Sweet 16

The 2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament has provided thrilling upsets and amazing comebacks in the first two rounds. Onion Sports presents a guide to the 10 players to watch in the Sweet 16.

Benny The Bull Busted For Possession Of Unlicensed T-Shirt Gun

CHICAGO—Noting that the suspect had been taken into custody after officers managed to tackle and wrestle the individual to the ground of the United Center concourse, police confirmed Monday that Chicago Bulls mascot Benny the Bull was arrested for possession of an unlicensed T-shirt gun.

Most Valuable Sports Memorabilia

Sports collectibles have skyrocketed in popularity over the past several decades, with sales of such items as game-worn jerseys and autographed rookie cards generating billions of dollars each year. Onion Sports examines the most sought-after and highly valued sports memorabilia in the world.
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Aldon Smith Quietly Relieved Terrorist Plot Wasn’t Totally Compromised

LOS ANGELES—Following his recent arrest at Los Angeles International Airport for making an alleged bomb threat, sources close to San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith confirmed Tuesday that the 24-year-old is simply relieved his covert plot for an upcoming terrorist attack was not fully compromised. “It’s a minor setback, but we should be able to continue moving ahead once the dust settles,” Smith reportedly said while on a pay phone, stressing repeatedly that “they don’t know anything.” “Everything is fine—they thought the bomb thing was a joke. The operation is still set for May 16. Remember: 9 a.m. sharp.” At press time, Smith had reportedly left a small unmarked package in a locker at a downtown San Jose bus station and casually walked away.

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