Wendell Kim

Former Cubs coach Wendell Kim died Sunday near his home in suburban Phoenix after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was 64. Kim’s widow, Natasha, confirmed her husband’s death on Monday. Kim was a major league coach for 15 seasons with four teams — the Giants (1989-1996), the Red Sox (1997-2000), the Expos (2002) […]

Jermaine Kearse’s OT Touchdown Finishes Off Seahawks

Jermaine Kearse is now an NFL playoff legend. So are these Seattle Seahawks. Kearse, on the first drive of overtime, caught a 35-yard touchdown from Russell Wilson to give the Seahawks their second straight NFC title. The Seahawks, who looked dead with just a few minutes left in regulation on Sunday afternoon, defeated the Green […]

Purrari 458

Earlier this year, Deadmau5 (aka Joel Zimmerman), decided to give his Ferrari 458 Italia a unique wrap. It entailed turning the whole car into a tribute to the Nyan Cat. It seems that adorning a Ferrari with a cat with a Pop-Tart body that flies through space leaving a rainbow trail in its wake did […]

Girl Kills Instructor With Uzi

A 9-year-old girl accidentally shot and killed her shooting instructor at an Arizona range with an Israeli-made Uzi submachine gun when the weapon’s strong recoil caused her to lose control of her aim, police said on Tuesday. They said that Charles Vacca, 39, had been standing next to the girl at the Last Stop shooting […]

Ice Bucket Challenge Co-Founder Drowns

ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin has drowned in a diving tragedy only weeks after seeing the challenge go viral across the web. Griffin, 27, died after leaping from the roof of a bar in the Massachusetts town of Nantucket, last weekend. According to the Boston Globe, the financier dived from the top of […]

Hockey Goes on the Power Play

When Wayne Gretzky was traded to the Los Angeles Kings more than a quarter of a century ago, the National Hockey League hoped the move would boost the sport’s popularity outside its traditional strongholds of Canada and the northeast U.S. The move piqued the interest of Angelenos, but L.A. grew indifferent about the team again […]

6-Year-Old Driving ATV On Highway

Every parent knows that flash of panic when your child unexpectedly wanders out of your sight. That feeling could have been tragic for a New York family whose autistic 6-year-old boy slipped away on his battery-powered ATV and onto a New York parkway Sunday evening — and was saved by several quick-thinking motorists. Per the […]

Whale Of A Catch

Talk about the catch of the day. A Chinese fisherman caught a massive whale shark in the waters off Fujian province over the weekend. Photos of the 13-and-a-half-foot, two-ton fish being transported to market through the streets of Xiangzhi have caused a bit of a stir in China, where the whale shark is endangered. But […]

Boyfriend bails as foul ball hits girlfriend

Worst date ever: Boyfriend bails as foul ball hits girlfriend Many women would do anything for a boyfriend who likes to dance. But as one woman unfortunately learned on Monday, a man who decides to do the Texas two-step and electric slide away from your side as a foul ball screams toward you into the […]

Cheerleaders protest skimpy uniforms

Connecticut cheerleaders want uniforms with more coverage Earlier this year, cheerleaders in one Florida district had to get special permission to wear their skirts on game day, because the uniforms were too skimpy for a new dress code. In a fascinating twist, last week cheerleaders in Connecticut begged school officials to help make their uniforms […]