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Kevin Durant Wins Gold In Men’s Individual Basketball

RIO DE JANEIRO—Beating out Serbian Nikola Jokic by .87 points in order to claim the all-around title, U.S. forward Kevin Durant won Olympic gold Friday in men’s individual basketball, becoming the first man to win consecutive golds in the competition since Gary Payton at the 1996 and 2000 Games.

Michael Phelps Spots Estranged Father Poseidon In Stands

RIO DE JANEIRO—Immediately recognizing the booming, thunderous voice he hadn’t heard since he was 5 years old as he warmed up ahead of his first heat in the 200-meter individual medley, U.S. Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps reportedly spotted his long-estranged father, Poseidon, God of the Sea, cheering for him Thursday in the stands of the Olympic Aquatics Stadium.
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Great Players' Worst Games

Even the great ones have off days, as Tom Brady found out against the Bills. Onion Sports lists the worst games of the very best.

  • Michael Jordan: Baseball
  • Tom Brady: Tried to play through a nasty virus that makes your arm throw a bunch of interceptions
  • Arnold Palmer: Took him a whole 284 shots to get his first Masters win
  • Warren Moon: Fumbled a record five times in one game, a performance so bad the Houston Oilers don't even exist anymore
  • Willis Reed: In biggest game of his life, only scored two baskets, then went ahead and acted like he did something special anyway
  • Brett Favre: That playoff game where he threw a game-ending interception
  • Muhammad Ali: During the famous Rumble in the Jungle, Ali seemed to let George Foreman beat the living hell out of him for some reason

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