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Shades of Tyson vs. Secretariat as Newcastle United fan tries to fight police horse (video)

They were so drunk.

Following today’s match between Newcastle United and Sunderland, 29 people were arrested and four police officers were hurt as fans attempted to fight in Newcastle city center. Bottles were thrown at police, and garbage cans were set on fire. It was a typical English football riot, except for one detail.

One gentleman…

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Today in dogs and baseball (videos)

If I know one thing about dogs, it’s that they love licking their own asses chasing things. The advent of HD has made this somewhat dangerous for dogs.

Nice catch, Mr. Sweatpants. WHO’S A GOOD BOY? WHO’S A GOOD BOY?

Speaking of nice catches, this guy made the catch of the year by snagging a baseball in his beer cup, then heroically downing the rest of…

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Billy Corgan stars in furniture commercial to promote his pro wrestling company or something (video)

Billy Corgan of the Smashing Pumpkins lost his mind years ago, but further proof comes in the form of this commercial for a furniture store. Or is it for his pro wrestling company? In either case, our primary reaction is smiling politely.

On the list of bad decisions by Billy Corgan, this ad ranks somewhere between “dating Courtney Love” and “Zwan”.

As a palate cleanser, here’s…

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Novak Djokovic hurt by falling autograph-seeking fans (video)

Novak Djokovic is currently in Australia, playing in the Hopman Cup as he prepares for the upcoming Australian Open. Following his 6-3, 6-4 victory over Italy’s Andreas Seppi, Djokovic took his life into his own hands by venturing over to sign autographs for a wily gang of dangerous kids.

As he started to sign, the wall gave way, sending children tumbling toward the world’s #1 tennis player…

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A perfect technical match: MLB shills for new Blackberry

Confession: My first Internet-enabled phone was actually a Blackberry. This was, of course, in the pre-iPhone world. At the time, nobody else I knew had the Internet on their phone, so I was the coolest person in the world.* No reasonable person would actually choose to buy a Blackberry over any other smartphone these days. In just a few years, the Blackberry has become a symbol of technical weakness, like…

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