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Pole Vaulter Nearly Makes Shish Kebab Of His Dick And Balls

At the IAAF Rabat Diamond League track meet in Morocco today, pole vaulter Timur Morgunov’s pole skewered the front of his shorts. His dangly bits narrowly and luckily remained intact.

Photographer Tackled By Celebrating Croatian Players Got Incredible Photos, Kisses Photographer Tackled By Celebrating Croatian Players Got Incredible Photos, Kisses

During yesterday’s World Cup semifinal game between England and Croatia, a sideline photographer for Agence France-Press, Yuri Cortez, found himself at the bottom of a Croatian team dog pile after the got knocked over during Croatia’s celebrations for Mario Mandzukic’s extra-time, game-winning goal. The extremely…

Serena Williams Is Into The Wimbledon Final, Now Let's Get This Over With  Serena Williams Is Into The Wimbledon Final, Now Let's Get This Over With 

Serena Williams beat Julia Görges 6-2, 6-4 in the Wimbledon semifinals today, giving her the chance to play in her 30th major final, win her eighth Wimbledon title, clinch her 24th grand slam, and, oh there they are again, all those futile numbers and stats lined up in an attempt to encapsulate the greatness of the…

The Women's Side At Wimbledon Is Chaos The Women's Side At Wimbledon Is Chaos

Alison van Uytvanck beat defending Wimbledon champion and No. 3 seed Garbiñe Muguruza 5-7, 6-2, 6-1 to advance to the third round. It’s just the latest upset to send a top-seeded women’s player packing in the first few days at Wimbledon.

Thai Youth Soccer Team Found Alive After Being Lost In A Cave For Nine Days  Thai Youth Soccer Team Found Alive After Being Lost In A Cave For Nine Days 

After a complicated days-long rescue mission, divers on Monday found 12 boys from a Thai soccer team and their coach. The group had been trapped in a cave in Northern Thailand for nine days.

Messi Stunned A Reporter By Revealing He Kept A Good Luck Charm From The Reporter's Mom Messi Stunned A Reporter By Revealing He Kept A Good Luck Charm From The Reporter's Mom

Lionel Messi shocked a reporter by revealing that he had not only kept a good luck charm the reporter had given him, but that he had worn it during Argentina’s 2-1 win over Nigeria, which allowed Argentina to advance out of the group stage of the World Cup.

An Anti-Doping Agent Occupied Serena Williams’s Property And Everyone Is Being Squirrelly About It An Anti-Doping Agent Occupied Serena Williams’s Property And Everyone Is Being Squirrelly About It

Depending on your perspective, this is a story about Serena Williams getting upset over an unannounced drug test, or the alternately sinister and clownish nature of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, or Serena Williams being unfairly targeted for drug tests by USADA—or, perhaps, the perils of talking too loudly on your cell…

I Can't Stop Staring At Zlatan Ibrahimovic's Ass Tattoos  I Can't Stop Staring At Zlatan Ibrahimovic's Ass Tattoos 

This week, in the annual Body Issue of ESPN The Magazine, Zlatan showed his ass, and friends, the ass is a masterpiece.

SB Nation May Like The Brands More Than Good Interviews SB Nation May Like The Brands More Than Good Interviews

SB Nation published a blog about how Joel Embiid likes a soda that the soda company pays him to say he likes. Yes, it’s as embarrassing and pointless as it sounds.

Tony Reali Made An Emotional Return To ESPN After The Death Of His Son Tony Reali Made An Emotional Return To ESPN After The Death Of His Son

Tony Reali returned to Around the Horn on Monday for the first time since his wife, Sam, gave birth to a son, Enzo, while the other twin, Amadeo, died shortly before being born. Reali spoke about loss and grief and about how it’s OK not to be OK.

Sam Dekker White Pride Tweet Sparks Meet Me In Temecula Part 2 Sam Dekker White Pride Tweet Sparks Meet Me In Temecula Part 2

Last night, Los Angeles Clippers forward Sam Dekker tweeted how proud he was to be white, sparking a feud between two Twitter users that culminated with the Dekker-defender buying his adversary an airline ticket to Los Angeles so they could punch each other about it. It is truly as stupid as it sounds, but let’s go…

Russian Lawmaker Says Russian Women Shouldn't Have Sex With Non-White Foreign Men During World Cup Russian Lawmaker Says Russian Women Shouldn't Have Sex With Non-White Foreign Men During World Cup

A Russian lawmaker warned that Russian women should not have sex with non-white foreign men during the World Cup because they could get pregnant and end up with children who would be discriminated against in Russia, according to a Reuters report.

Make Tennis Trick Shots Worth Two Points 

Discipline and rhythm and mental gruel are just a few of the things that make tennis such a compelling sport. Two players blasting crosscourt forehands at each other until one of them finally blinks and throws in a down the line shot or a drop shot that could set one of them up with a winner—it makes you grit your…

Spain Shoots Its Own Dick Off In The Name Of Propriety, Fires Manager One Day Before World Cup Spain Shoots Its Own Dick Off In The Name Of Propriety, Fires Manager One Day Before World Cup

The Spanish soccer federation (RFEF) announced today that it has fired its national team manager Julen Lopetegui, on the eve of the World Cup, because Lopetegui did not “act the right way.” The infraction? Lopetegui accepted a job managing Real Madrid, which would have started after the World Cup, without prior…

Real Madrid's New Manager Julen Lopetegui Thinks Messi Is Better Than Ronaldo  Real Madrid's New Manager Julen Lopetegui Thinks Messi Is Better Than Ronaldo 

Real Madrid announced Julen Lopetegui as their new manager today, just two weeks after Zinedine Zidane resigned abruptly from the job after winning the Champions League title. Lopetegui is currently manager of Spain’s national team and won’t take over at Real Madrid until after the World Cup.

It's Time For Sweden To Become More Than Just Zlatan's Team It's Time For Sweden To Become More Than Just Zlatan's Team

After missing out on the two previous World Cups, Sweden squeaked into this one with an upset win over Italy in qualifying. Simply making the tournament is in many ways an overachievement for this squad, and it’s probably best for them to view things that way. They are in the Group of Death with Germany and Mexico,…

Which Language's Native Speakers Could Form The Best Soccer Team? Which Language's Native Speakers Could Form The Best Soccer Team?

Matthew Zeitlin asked an intriguing question on Twitter today that we’ve been arguing about for a while.

Dominic Thiem Owned By Rafael Nadal In French Open Final, Owned Again During Trophy Presentation  Dominic Thiem Owned By Rafael Nadal In French Open Final, Owned Again During Trophy Presentation 

If you missed the men’s French Open final yesterday, you missed three quick sets of Rafael Nadal being Rafael Nadal and winning his 11th French Open trophy. But you also missed the trophy presenter, former Grand Slam winner Ken Rosewall, providing some unusually honest, slightly unfair analysis of Nadal’s opponent…

Spain Could Very Well End Up Winning The World Cup Again Spain Could Very Well End Up Winning The World Cup Again

Spain, it appears, are back. The team that won three international titles in a span of four years (the 2008 and 2012 Euros, and the 2010 World Cup), and then followed it up by crashing out of the 2014 World Cup in the group stage and losing to Italy in the round of 16 in the 2016 European Championship, looks poised to…

Cristiano Ronaldo And The People He Shares His Country With Will Not Win The World Cup  Cristiano Ronaldo And The People He Shares His Country With Will Not Win The World Cup 

Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal won the 2016 European Championship, so they’re not not likely to make a deep push in the World Cup. Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal will likely advance out of their group, alongside Spain, and they could make it even further into the knockout rounds with some luck. But Cristiano Ronaldo…

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