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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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NFL Week Seven Winners And Losers

Onion Sports presents its winners and losers from the seventh week of the NFL season:

Winners

  • New York Jets: Lived up to expectations that officials would just hand them another bullshit victory
  • Minnesota Vikings/New York Giants: Both teams can rest easy knowing that very few people will witness whatever they are about to do tonight
  • Robert Griffin III: In a 45-41 win over the Bears, RGIII gave the type of vintage performance that got him seriously injured last season

Losers

  • Chicago Bears: Somehow managed to lose despite Jay Cutler leaving in the second quarter with a groin injury
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers: With running back Doug Martin having left Sunday’s game with a shoulder injury, Tampa’s season may be shot
  • Peyton Manning: After six respectable weeks, the Broncos play caller showed Sunday night that he’s just another Manning loser

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