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College Football 2013: 5 Things We Learned in Week 4
There were not a lot of marquee games on the slate this week (No. 5 Stanford's 42-28 win over No. 23 Arizona State was the only game between ranked teams). Still, there was some exciting action and some injury news that could impact the rest of the season. Here are some of the top stories from …
College Football 2013: 5 Things We Learned in Week 3
There was only one really marquee game this week, but it definitely lived up to the hype. Here is a quick rundown on what we learned in Week 3.
10 Incredibly Successful Founders Fired By Their Own Companies
George Zimmer, CEO and founder of Men’s Wearhouse, K&G and Tux brands was fired yesterday from his own company. Shocking, sure, but it isn't the first time a founder was booted from running his own company.
Michigan State Yanks Football Scholarship From Recruit For Being a Potty Mouth Rapper
A promising football star has had his scholarship offer revoked, leaving him plenty of time to pursue his true calling as a rapper.
Guy Bails on Bike Going 230 MPH, Rolls For About a Week, Only Breaks His Foot
Riding a motorcycle at 200+ miles per hour with just a helmet and some thin racing gear as the only things between you and possible death is pretty impressive. It’s even impressive when you fall off the bike and escape with nothing more than a broken foot and an insane case of road rash.
1965 Ferrari 330GT Belonging to John Lennon Going Up For Auction
John Lennon got his driver’s license just after The Beatles had become the biggest band in the world. So it’s probably not a surprise that his first ride was a little fancier than yours.
Guy Cancels Pizza Pickup Because Hockey Game Went into Overtime
Sports fans have a lower threshold for the word “emergency.” While most people reserve the term for events like heart attacks, major world crises and running out of toilet paper, sports fans know that true emergencies are things like double overtime and last minute drives. So you can forgive one loy…
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Shows Up 10 Years Later, Wants $20
Most of us have at least one crazy ex in our pasts, but not many of them randomly show up ten years after the break up, demanding twenty bucks.
University of Oregon Charges $5 Per Person to Watch Cheerleading Tryouts
The University of Oregon athletic department is completely underwritten by UO alum and Nike president Phil Knight. It’s not like they’re hurting for money. They still came up with a novel approach to fundraising—allowing the general public to watch Ducks’ cheerleading tryouts…
$8 Goodwill Video Game Fetches $17K at Auction, Pants Still Only Worth a Nickel
If you're like us, your old Nintendo game cartridges are probably collecting dust in your parent's attic, or stuffed into a closet somewhere. You might want to go dig them out after you hear about the North Carolina woman who recently sold a rare game for more than $17,000.
Honey Badger Does Care: Tyrann Mathieu Cancels First Round NFL Draft Pick Party
Tyrann Mathieu has never suffered from a lack of confidence. But the "Honey Badger" definitely upped the ante this week when he planned to throw a “1st round draft pick party” in New York City even though most draft analysts pegged him as a likely second day pick. Late …
Best Study Ever Tells Women to Stop Wearing Bras
In yet another case of science benefitting humanity, a group of French researchers have found that wearing a bra actually makes women’s breasts saggier over time. SOLD! No more bras!