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Ball Ricochets Off Icelandic Player's Face For Humiliating Own Goal Ball Ricochets Off Icelandic Player's Face For Humiliating Own Goal

An own goal is going to be embarrassing in any context; it’ll be worse if you’re already down 3-1; it’ll be way worse if the ball ricochets off your own big stupid face when one of your teammates tries to deflect the shot in order to score said own goal. But that last one is exactly what befell poor Orri Þórhallsson…

Hawks Fan Uses Eccentric Form To Win $10,000 On Half-Court Shot Hawks Fan Uses Eccentric Form To Win $10,000 On Half-Court Shot

A fan sank a half-court shot during tonight’s Hawks-Pistons game by just heaving it with a technique vaguely reminiscent of what one might use to toss a shot put—and you know what, it worked out just fine, and he won $10,000 for it, so you can’t really make fun of him for it! Them’s the rules.

Brandon Williams Carted Off Field; Has Pre-Existing Spinal Condition Brandon Williams Carted Off Field; Has Pre-Existing Spinal Condition

Colts tight end Brandon Williams was carted off the field at the start of the second quarter tonight. While the play responsible was not itself anything especially out of the ordinary, Williams has spinal stenosis, which can make any football injury scary and ended his college career when he was declared medically…

Please Do Check Out The Spicy Drama Going Down At The International Society For The History Of The Map Please Do Check Out The Spicy Drama Going Down At The International Society For The History Of The Map

I’ve found, personally, an inverse correlation between how interesting an institutional power squabble is and how significant the institution in question is. A power squabble at the highest levels of a large national government, for example, is not really interesting; it will very often be terrifying or complicated,…

Hot Damn, P.K. Subban Scored From A Million Miles Away Hot Damn, P.K. Subban Scored From A Million Miles Away

P.K. Subban put the Predators up 3-0 in the second period of tonight’s game against the Canucks, getting his second goal of the evening by scoring from a point that just logically seems like it should be near impossible to manage. (From center ice, if you want to get all technical about it).

Georgia's Latavious Brini Arrested After Using Counterfeit Bill At Pet Store, Opening Pet Supplies Reward Card Under Fake Name Georgia's Latavious Brini Arrested After Using Counterfeit Bill At Pet Store, Opening Pet Supplies Reward Card Under Fake Name

Georgia freshman defensive back Latavious Brini was arrested on a felony forgery charge yesterday after he allegedly used a fake $100 bill to make an $8 purchase at a pet store and pocketed the change, according to ESPN.

Joe Smith, Baseball's One True Joe Smith, To Sign With Astros Joe Smith, Baseball's One True Joe Smith, To Sign With Astros

Much is made of the fact that baseball’s history makes the sport so rich in numbers—a statistic to back up every story and an analysis to run for every situation, as broadcasters and newspaper columnists and front office nerds alike will all remind you—but that baseball’s history makes the sport so rich in names is…

Report: Aw, Man, Shohei Ohtani Has Mild Ligament Damage In His Elbow Report: Aw, Man, Shohei Ohtani Has Mild Ligament Damage In His Elbow

The words “elbow” and “damage” can easily be terrifying when used together in any headline about a pitcher, much less one who could potentially be among the greatest players of his generation and certainly among the most fascinating, but do not fret (that much). Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports has reported that Shohei…

And Now For Some Stupidly Bad Defense From Karl-Anthony Towns And Now For Some Stupidly Bad Defense From Karl-Anthony Towns

Joel Embiid is talented and charming and big, a combination of qualities which can reasonably be quite daunting in anyone, but especially so in a basketball player. Karl-Anthony Towns’s strategy for handling all that during the second quarter tonight was just to panic-jump, arms outstretched, at a random point along…

He's Alive He's Alive

Eight weeks after he went down with a broken collarbone and seemingly took the Packers’ playoff hopes down with him, Aaron Rodgers has been medically cleared to return—with, of course, those playoff hopes still alive and now more fearsome than ever.

Oscar Pistorius Hurt In Prison Fight Over Telephone Use Oscar Pistorius Hurt In Prison Fight Over Telephone Use

Olympic runner and convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius was hurt in a fight with another inmate that began over the use of a public telephone, a South African prison official has confirmed to the Associated Press.

Auburn: Associate Softball Coach Was Banned For Romantic Relationships With Students Auburn: Associate Softball Coach Was Banned For Romantic Relationships With Students

Former Auburn associate head softball coach Corey Myers—son of former head coach Clint Myers, who abruptly retired this summer—was banned from campus for having romantic relationships with multiple students whom he supervised or coached, according to a letter from the school’s Title IX office obtained by ESPN.

Zach Miller On Gruesome Leg Injury: Amputation Was "Very Real" Possibility Zach Miller On Gruesome Leg Injury: Amputation Was "Very Real" Possibility

Chicago Bears tight end Zach Miller returned to the team facility today for the first time since the brutal knee injury he suffered eight weeks ago. (Do not go back and watch that clip unless you have a perverse interest in seeing a leg bend in a way that it really, really, really is not supposed to.) The situation…

NFL Network Suspends Marshall Faulk, Ike Taylor, Heath Evans After Sexual Harassment Lawsuit [UPDATE] NFL Network Suspends Marshall Faulk, Ike Taylor, Heath Evans After Sexual Harassment Lawsuit [UPDATE]

NFL Network has suspended Marshall Faulk, Ike Taylor, and Heath Evans while investigating claims of sexual harassment from a lawsuit filed by one of their former colleagues.

The Ball Brothers Must Visit Lithuania's Extremely Metal Devil Museum The Ball Brothers Must Visit Lithuania's Extremely Metal Devil Museum

This afternoon brought the news that two American teens would move to Lithuania to make little money playing basketball for a mediocre club in front of few people.

Marlins Continue Begging Other Teams To Rob Their Clubhouse Marlins Continue Begging Other Teams To Rob Their Clubhouse

Time for some wholly unsurprising news! The Marlins front office’s brazen salary dump is continuing apace. Days after trading Giancarlo Stanton to the Yankees in exchange for a handful of trampled sunflower seed husks and one (1) cup of moist infield dirt, they’re now reportedly shifting their focus to moving some of…

Here's The Only Hot Stove Glossary You'll Ever Need Here's The Only Hot Stove Glossary You'll Ever Need

Today marks the first full day of baseball’s Winter Meetings, that wonderful annual gathering in which baseball executives text each other trade proposals in closer physical proximity to one another than is usually the case while baseball writers repeatedly get drunk at the same hotel bar. This special event comes…

Report: Giancarlo Stanton Narrows Down List Of Trade Candidates, Crosses Off Giants And Cardinals Report: Giancarlo Stanton Narrows Down List Of Trade Candidates, Crosses Off Giants And Cardinals

Giancarlo Stanton has reportedly narrowed the list of places he’d accept a trade, and the two biggest frontrunners have been left off. Per reporting from The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal, Stanton is now focusing on the Dodgers and Yankees—and not the Giants or Cardinals. Craig Mish of SiriusXM reported that the Astros and…

Hope Solo Is Running For President Of U.S. Soccer Hope Solo Is Running For President Of U.S. Soccer

Former USWNT star keeper Hope Solo has thrown her hat into the ring and announced that she’ll be running for president of the U.S. Soccer Federation, for some reason.

Browns Hire John Dorsey Hours After Firing Sashi Brown; Are Still The Browns Browns Hire John Dorsey Hours After Firing Sashi Brown; Are Still The Browns

It didn’t take the Browns long to replace former executive vice president Sashi Brown; less than 12 hours after declaring his firing, they announced John Dorsey as his replacement.

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