Fake sports interviews with yourself after video games or activities are a real thing; and have real benefits

The times are such that not so long ago I used a random number generator to simulate the 2020 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament that never was and posted the results to Twitter.  In an outcome that left me marbled with contempt, Duke prevailed. There’s nothing novel about detesting Duke basketball, but Read more

Fan gets Yankees’ Aroldis Chapman to sign fake Astros garbage can at spring training

Many people have spent the offseason finding clever ways to mock the Houston Astros after the team was investigated and punished over their sign-stealing scandal. Now that baseball is back, fans in attendance to watch spring training action have stepped up their game, bringing signs that call out the team, Read more

Madison Bumgarner uses a fake name to regularly participate in rodeos; Diamondbacks say they were unaware

Madison Bumgarner has a unique hobby outside of baseball, The Athletic’s Andrew Baggarly and Zach Buchanan have discovered. The three-time World Series champion and new Arizona Diamondbacks left-hander competes in rodeo shows under the secret alias “Mason Saunders.” After coming across a congratulatory photo posted on a rodeo show’s Facebook page, Read more

Madison Bumgarner uses a fake name to regularly participate in rodeos

Madison Bumgarner has a unique hobby outside of baseball, The Athletic’s Andrew Baggarly and Zach Buchanan have discovered. The three-time World Series champion and new Arizona Diamondbacks left-hander competes in rodeo shows under the secret alias “Mason Saunders.” After coming across a congratulatory photo posted on a rodeo show’s Facebook page, Read more