The NFL’s replacement refs have been ultra-horrendous all season — and last night, when they botched the winning “touchdown” in the Seahawks-Packers game, they weren’t even that good! But no worries! The idiot NFL says the idiot refs got it right! Meanwhile, the league continues to lock out the real refs because the poor saps want a pension — which a league that makes 40 zillion dollars a year apparently can’t afford.
Sadly, this Fold-In rings as true today as it did when Al Jaffee first wrote it in way back in 1965. The more things change, the more they stay the same.
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Bad news! The NHL has announced a league-wide lock-out! This news affects hockey fans the most — so, on the upside, at least the number of victims is limited. We just hope that you can find some comfort in this classic MAD piece about 2004’s NHL lockout!
Yesterday, Lance Armstrong decided to stop contesting the charges that he used performance-enhancing drugs during his career. He still denies that he ever doped, but it still means that he’ll be stripped of his seven Tour De France titles, his Olympic bronze medal and any other titles from 1998 onward (thankfully, he can keep his Latin Grammy). He’ll also have to return all prize money, and will be barred for life from performing or even coaching. That’s all gotta hurt…and it’s not even the worst of it!
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In the fierce, dog-eat-dog world of competitive badminton, sometimes you’ve just gotta cheat to get ahead. At least that’s what the Olympic teams from China, Indonesia, and South Korea thought when they deliberately lost their matches in order to improve their next-round placement.
Yesterday, U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps won his 19th Olympic medal, breaking the record for most medals received all-time. He'll long be admired as the most decorated Olympian in history, but we'll always remember him another way...