Police Officer Killed After Shooting Near Campus of Texas A&M [VIDEO]
Three people are dead and four more were wounded after a gunman opened fire from inside his home near the campus of Texas A&M university.
Olympic Officials Launch Inquiry About Non-Sanctioned Condoms
The Olympics have all kinds of corporate sponsors, and even the 150,000 condoms made available to athletes in anticipation of gold medal nookie were supplied by just one company: Durex, which presumably paid a hefty fee for the honors. So when a bucket of non-sanctioned condoms showed up in the Olympic Village, officials were none too pleased.
Olympic Swimmers Are Just Like You — They Pee in the Pool, Too
The Olympics have been going on for almost a week now, and we’ve finally gotten an answer to the most burning question of the games: do competitive swimmers pee in the pool? According to Carly Geehr, a former member of the US National Swimming Team, they do. A lot.
Penn State Blocked News About Sandusky Report from Student Center TVs
As news broke on Thursday about a report on the sex abuse scandal that’s rocked Penn State, those on the university campus who gathered around TVs in the student center to watch the announcement found they weren’t able to — because those televisions suddenly switched to a public access channel instead.
Report Finds Penn State Showed ‘Total Disregard’ for Victims in Sex-Abuse Scandal [VIDEO]
An investigation into the Penn State child sex-abuse scandal involving former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky has revealed that legendary head coach Joe Paterno and other university leaders “repeatedly concealed critical facts” that could have stopped the abuse long before it was made public.
Oakland A’s Players Furious Teammate Kila Ka’aihue Is Let Go Right Before He Has Twins
The clubhouse for the Oakland Athletics had some unhappy players on Friday after it was announced that just four days after being named first baseman for the team, Kila Ka’aihue has been designated for assignment. And the timing couldn’t be much worse for Ka’aihue.
How Dumb Do You Have to Be to Rob a Little League Snack Bar? Ask These Guys
In the fairy tale ‘Hansel and Gretel,’ the brother-and-sister pair leave a trail of breadcrumbs behind to help them retrace their steps back home. But apparently some California thieves weren’t familiar with the story — it was their own trail of food-related evidence that helped police find them.
Babe Ruth’s New York Yankees Jersey Smashes Record By Selling for $4.4 Million at Auction
How much would you pay for a piece of baseball history? In the case of a Babe Ruth jersey, a buyer shelled out $4.4 million — making it the most expensive sports memorabilia item ever sold.
Request for Moment of Silence for Slain Israeli Athletes at Summer Games Rejected by Olympic Committee
The upcoming 2012 Summer Olympics marks 40 years since 11 Israeli athletes were killed by Palestinian terrorists at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich. In commemoration, the Israeli government and two US Congressmen asked for a moment of silence at this summer’s event, only to have the International Olympic Committee reject the proposal.
Marlen Esparza Makes the US Olympic Women’s Boxing Team
Women’s boxing will make its debut at this summer’s Olympic Games in London, and the US now has its first official team member: 22-year-old Marlen Esparza of Houston, Texas, who secured the spot after beating the snot out of another chick at the women’s world boxing championships in China earlier this week.