Sean Newell

Editor — Sports

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Serena Williams

Serena Williams Surprises Two Dudes Playing Tennis, Asks to Play the Winner

While taking an evening walk, the 23-time Grand Slam winner challenged a couple of random dudes to a pickup match of tennis.
Sean Newell
2.28.17
Claudio Ranieri

Leicester City Fire Claudio Ranieri 297 Days After Winning Premier League Title

Less than a year after pulling off one of the most stunning achievements in football history, Claudio Ranieri has got the axe.
Sean Newell
2.24.17
qatar 2022

Qatar Spending £400 Million a Week on World Cup

They will spend an estimated $200 billion before the tournament starts in 2022.
Sean Newell
2.8.17
cricket

"That's a Bit of a Pinprick": Cricket Commentator Continues Analysing Match During His Own Vasectomy

Please watch a man having his ballsack cut open while talking about cricket.
Sean Newell
2.1.17
Weed

Nick and Nate Diaz Smoke $2,000 Golden Blunts in the Shape of UFC Gloves

That's a lot of weed.
Sean Newell
1.23.17
party till dawn

Horse Named "Party Till Dawn" Busted for Meth

Outside of an alternate universe where Danny Shittu gets done for taking PEDs via suppository, this has to be the clubhouse leader for best combination of name and offence.
Sean Newell
12.19.16
Gymnastics

368 U.S. Gymnasts Allege They Were Sexually Abused Over the Last 20 Years

The Indianapolis Star uncovered systemic sexual abuse, and USA Gymnastics seems unwilling or unable to do anything about it.
Sean Newell
12.16.16
Bodybuilding

Professional Bodybuilder Goes Nuts (Possibly Literally), Slaps Judge in Face

A Greek bodybuilder had a meltdown after he lost a competition.
Sean Newell
11.30.16
Ched Evans

Ched Evans Found Not Guilty of Rape in Retrial

After his conviction was quashed and a retrial was held, Ched Evans has been found not guilty of rape.
Sean Newell
10.14.16
enner valencia

Enner Valencia Chased Off Pitch By Police During World Cup Qualifier

Enner Valencia has a warrant out for his arrest for his alleged failure to pay child support, and police tried to nab him during Ecuador's latest qualifier for Russia 2018.
Sean Newell
10.7.16
tiger woods

Tiger Woods Kicked out of Ryder Cup Team Photo Because he is Not Part of Ryder Cup Team

Tiger Woods is not on the Ryder Cup team, something he apparently forgot for a few minutes today.
Sean Newell
9.28.16
usa gymnastics

Two Former Gymnasts Accuse Team USA Doctor of Sexual Abuse

A high profile doctor with USA Gymnastics for four Olympics has been accused of sexually abusing gymnasts.
Sean Newell
9.13.16
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