07 Mar 2019

How Is Kazuyoshi Miura, the World’s Oldest Footballer, Still Playing at 52?

The man had turned 52 the day before, but the cake presentation had to be put back a day because he had been attending a tea party hosted by Japan’s imperial couple, Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko, at Tokyo’s Imperial Palace.

Such is the life of Kazuyoshi Miura: cultural icon, Japanese national treasure and, improbably, still a professional football player.

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24 Oct 2018

Celtic Boys Club manager ‘stuffed banknotes in boy’s mouth’

An ex-youth footballer claimed a former Celtic Boys Club manager stuffed hundreds of pound notes into his mouth while he abused him.

The witness, now 46, said James Torbett sexually assaulted him when he played for the under-14 team.

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01 Mar 2016

Defensive lineman flunks NFL Scouting Combine 40-yard dash after man bits flop out of shorts

Mississippi State defensive lineman Chris Jones crashed out of the 40-yard dash at the NFL Scouting Combine Sunday, and replays immediately revealed the reason why: his genitals slipped out of his shorts and he didn’t want to be the next viral sensation by having them exposed completely for all the world to see so he chose to abruptly cut his dash out of sheer modesty.

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29 Jul 2015

Ohio State coach Meyer, mascot celebrated in butter at fair

Winning another national championship has made Urban Meyer a butter man.

The Ohio State University football coach and Buckeyes mascot Brutus are being honored with butter sculptures at this year’s Ohio State Fair, which opens Wednesday in Columbus.

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23 Jan 2015

Tom Brady: I didn’t mess with my balls

Tom Brady says his balls were perfect, and he didn’t want anyone else touching them.

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