Archive for the ‘News/Trending’ Category

Nike’s high-flying tennis dresses for Wimbledon prompt alterations

Monday, June 27th, 2016
NikeCourt Premier Slam Women's Tennis Dress

Nike has reportedly asked 20 of its sponsored players to return a tennis dress for alterations following some backlash over its "skimpy" design.

Steph Curry’s wife calls NBA ‘rigged’ in Twitter rant

Friday, June 17th, 2016
Ayesha Curry tweet

Ayesha Curry, wife of Golden State Warriors guard Steph Curry, lashed out at the NBA in a tweet last night after her husband was ejected from the game in Cleveland, saying the playoff final is "rigged for money."

Basketball fan who bet against Raptors stir-fries his cellphone

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016
Kazeem Famuyide fries his phone

A New York magazine publisher and radio producer who told his Twitter followers he would "throw my cellphone in some teriyaki stir fry and eat it" if the Raptors won two games made good on the first part of the bet, at least.

Raptors fans trend #WeTheOther after perceived CBS poll snub

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016
Altered photo showing 'We The Other' slogan

On Tuesday morning, Raptors fans found an online poll on that asked its readers which team would win the NBA Championship. They were aghast that, instead of "Raptors," the poll listed the team from Toronto as "Other."

Shaq thanks Fort McMurray first responders, sings O Canada

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016
Shaq thanks Fort Mac

He was a big man in the paint, and Shaquille O'Neal showed he also has a big heart to match, with his Facebook video paying tribute to first responders in wildfire-plagued Fort McMurray, Alta.

Obamas, Royals talk trash on Twitter ahead of Invictus Games

Friday, April 29th, 2016
Prince Harry, Queen respond to FLOTUS video on Invictus Games

With the Invictus Games just days away, the Royal Family and the U.S. president and his wife are goading each other on Twitter, hoping to inspire their compatriots to victory. And the first round goes to the Brits.

Obama, Trudeau trade hockey barbs

Thursday, March 10th, 2016
washington trudeau visit obama

U.S. President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ribbed each other on their countries' hockey successes in their remarks at the arrival ceremony for the official visit Thursday, but Twitter users called an offside over their facts.

Afghan child replaces his plastic bag Lionel Messi jersey with the real thing

Thursday, February 25th, 2016
Ahamdi Boy UNICEF

An Afghan boy received a signed jersey from Lionel Messi after the Internet found photos of the five-year-old wearing a plastic bag with the soccer star's name on the back.

Andy Dalton loses luggage, finds luggage, loses luggage again

Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton lost his luggage and had to turn to the internet for help. Again. For the second time this week.

Cam Newton labelled ‘sore loser’ for prickly Super Bowl news conference

Monday, February 8th, 2016
APTOPIX Super Bowl Football

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton faced criticism from sports pundits on TV and Twitter last night for abruptly leaving a news conference following his team's Super Bowl loss to the Denver Broncos.