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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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What To Look For In NASCAR This Year

Danica Patrick and fuel-injected cars are just two of the exciting changes NASCAR has in store for us this racing season.

  • New advances in flameproof denim and snakeskin will finally allow drivers to dress the way they please
  • Lots of brand-new Kyles, Jeffs, and Travises
  • The emerging love triangle between Carl Edwards, Denny Hamlin, and Ryan Newman is among the most compelling storylines to come about in years
  • Cars redesigned to feature excitement-inducing new blind spots
  • Five-point safety belts now mandatory on all hound-dog seats
  • Jimmie Johnson has quietly, and somewhat sheepishly, asked that everyone call him 'James' from now on
  • Hopefully someone will unfortunately and tragically die in an awesome huge marketable crash
  • All cars will be driven from the press box via remote control, increasing safety while freeing up drivers to make more appearances on behalf of sponsor

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