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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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International Olympians To Watch

With the 2014 Winter Olympics underway in Sochi, Russia, Onion Sports provides a comprehensive guide to the most exciting international athletes.

  • Javier Fernandez (Figure Skating, Spain): Guaranteed to make your wife call out “Oh, Javier!” during all sexual intercourse over the next two weeks
  • Victor Ahn (Speed Skating, Russia): This hometown favorite will use his in-depth knowledge of his home track to take one of the many hidden shortcuts
  • Anthony Benna (Freestyle Skiing, France): What can be written about Benna that hasn’t already been said?
  • Noriaki Kasai (Ski Jumping, Japan): Like all ski jumpers, Kasai is worth watching just in case he crashes
  • Sidney Crosby (Hockey, Canada): Team Canada’s captain will need to adjust to playing hockey in front of far bigger crowds than he’s normally used to
  • Ivan Panin (Nordic Combined, Russia): Strong Russian boy, 61 kilograms
  • Felix Loch (Luge, Germany): The fastest luger in the world, Loch is a favorite to die during competition in Sochi
  • Barbara Jezeršek (Cross-Country Skiing, Slovenia): As one of the few openly gay Olympians heading to Sochi, Jezeršek can’t wait to get at Russia’s young, vulnerable children
  • Tina Maze (Alpine Skiing, Slovenia): From a very young age, Maze always aspired to be the subject of frantic Google image searches by millions of middle-aged men around the world
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