Paul George buys every ticket for Fresno State’s opener, gives away all for free

Indiana Pacers star Paul George decided to use some of his newfound wealth (between $80 and $90 million) to make others happy. After signing a max contract in the offseason, George decided to buy every single one of the seats available for Fresno State’s Nov. 16 game against Cal State Northridge and simply give them … Read morePaul George buys every ticket for Fresno State’s opener, gives away all for free

Sports Pumpkins by “That Pumpkin Dude”

Many people enjoy carving pumpkins for Halloween. Very few, however, are capable of creating pumpkin masterpieces as seen below. These sports-themed pumpkins are the handy work of Tony Higginbotham, better known as “That Pumpkin Dude.” For Higginbotham, carving pumpkins is just a hobby that started almost ten years ago. This fantastic slideshow of his creations … Read moreSports Pumpkins by “That Pumpkin Dude”

Photo: Minor league teams to sport Star Wars-themed hockey jerseys

When the Toledo Walleye and the Kalamazoo K-Wings of the minor league ECHL drop the puck on Saturday night, they will be wearing a very special set of themed jerseys. Star Wars-themed, that is. The Walleye will be on the Light Side, wearing Luke Skywalker’s X-wing fighter uniform as their jerseys. Interestingly, the K-Wings will … Read morePhoto: Minor league teams to sport Star Wars-themed hockey jerseys

Photo: Baby dressed in Andy Reid Halloween costume will melt your heart

Yes, this baby is dressed up as Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid for Halloween. And yes, it’s the most adorable thing we’ve ever seen. CBS Sports’ Will Brinson spotted this cute trick-or-treater all decked out for the big holiday. The mustache obviously makes the costume, and really sends the cuteness factor through the roof. However, there … Read morePhoto: Baby dressed in Andy Reid Halloween costume will melt your heart

Ranking MLB teams by most World Series appearances, St. Louis tied for No. 2

The St. Louis Cardinals’ 2013 appearance in the World Series marked the 19th time the franchise has earned the opportunity to play for the MLB title. While that number is still far off the Yankees’ all-time high mark of 40, it is good for a tie for No. 2-overall with San Francisco. Counting wins, however, … Read moreRanking MLB teams by most World Series appearances, St. Louis tied for No. 2

GIF: Slo-mo look at Jon Lester’s glove swipe of green ‘substance’

Is Red Sox pitcher Jon Lester rubbing his left index finger on an illegal substance on the inside of his glove during Game 1 of the World Series? In the photo above, it appears that there is some sort of substance in the starter’s glove. It could very well be nothing, however. Here is a … Read moreGIF: Slo-mo look at Jon Lester’s glove swipe of green ‘substance’

Rankings graduation rates for each SEC football program

The NCAA has released its annual report on the graduation success rates (GSR) of all Division I schools. GSR measures the percentage of student athletes who graduate, or leave a university in good academic standing, within six years of their initial enrollment. The six-year window offers leniency to programs with a high volume of players who turn … Read moreRankings graduation rates for each SEC football program

Nick Saban’s wife confirmed to be house hunting in Austin, Texas

The legions of supporters of both the Texas Longhorns and Alabama Crimson Tide are all spending their Hump Day prior to Week 9 of the 2013 season wondering the same thing: What was Nick Saban’s wife doing house hunting in Austin? With Mack Brown’s highly publicized inability to lead Texas back to the elite, it’s apparent … Read moreNick Saban’s wife confirmed to be house hunting in Austin, Texas

Derrick Rose hits game-winning shot, displeases Spike Lee

Is Derrick Rose back? The superstar Chicago point guard drove to his right and buried a game-winning layup over the outstretched arms of Tyson Chandler, his Bulls an 82-81 victory over the New York Knicks. Over the last 15 or so years, the Bulls have burned the Knicks many – many – times, and Halloween … Read moreDerrick Rose hits game-winning shot, displeases Spike Lee

GIF: Sharrif Floyd gives us a fat guy fumble during Giants-Vikings game

Why was rookie defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd returning a kick for the Minnesota Vikings on Monday night against the New York Giants? Didn’t someone know it had the potential to end badly – like with a fumble, perchance? Honestly, we have no idea. But then again, we have no idea why we were even watching … Read moreGIF: Sharrif Floyd gives us a fat guy fumble during Giants-Vikings game