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Milestones In X Games History

With the X Games kicking off in Minneapolis this Thursday, The Onion looks back at memorable moments in the event’s 22-year history:

ESPN Holds Daytime ESPYs

HARTFORD, CT—Recognizing the best in sports programming that occurs on weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., ESPN held the Daytime ESPY Awards at the Hartford XL Center Wednesday afternoon.

Man Hoping Game Gets Out Of Hand So He Can Do Something Else

DENVER—Settling into his apartment’s cramped living room to watch the midday game, local man Garrett Neubauer told reporters Wednesday that he hoped the televised baseball game between the Colorado Rockies and the San Francisco Giants would get out of hand soon so he could do something else.

OB-GYN Assures Serena Williams Fetus Developing Serve On Schedule

WEST PALM BEACH, FL—Observing that the unborn child was producing the smooth, fluid strokes expected in the third trimester, ob-gyn Dr. Theresa Umbers reportedly assured world No. 4–ranked tennis player Serena Williams at an appointment Tuesday that her fetus was developing its serve right on schedule.

New Report Finds MMA Could Be Bad For Your Knees

LOS ANGELES—Following a 10-year study of more than 500 professional and amateur fighters, a report released Thursday by the UCLA Department of Physiology found that mixed martial arts could be bad for your knees.
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Barry Bonds' Job Prospects

The Giants let Barry Bonds go after last season, and the home-run record holder is still on the free-agent market. Onion Sports lists the most likely places for Bonds to end up:

Expos: Signing Bonds might be their last chance to get back into the MLB

Mariners: Team in dire need of someone who can do that thing where they take a bat and then make the ball go really far away

Phillies: In need of a player to be in pictures while standing back-to-back with Ryan Howard

Tigers: Lineup has a hole between the third and fourth batters

Rangers: Always looking for pitching—any pitching, from anyone

Diamondbacks: Young team needs someone over 40 to keep Randy Johnson company

Barnum & Bailey Circus: People would pay good money to watch Bonds try to hit a baseball thrown by an elephant

Giants: Desperately need a hitter like Barry Bonds following the departure of Barry Bonds

Reds: Have a bunch of size 11Ω caps that are basically going to waste

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