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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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Making IndyCar Racing Safer

In response to the tragic death of Dan Wheldon, IndyCar Series officials are considering major safety changes for next year's races.

  • Strict no-passing rule
  • Add fuel tank to cars so drivers no longer have to sit in pool of methanol
  • New rule limiting pileups to 14 cars
  • Improve soft-wall safety measures by replacing all track walls with four-deep line of fans holding hands
  • Requiring paramedic to sit on the back of each car
  • Stop racing on those crowded 1/16th-mile ovals
  • 9-foot-thick helmets
  • Perhaps put an end to the $5 million bonus for creating unbelievably dangerous situations
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