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An elaborate touchdown celebration took an unexpected turn for the worst at the Green Bay and Atlanta clash on Sunday, with Packers’ wide receiver James Jones sustaining career-threatening injuries – not to mention a substantial amount of egg on his face. After a stunning 70-yard reception that handed the Packers the lead, Jones began dancing around the end zone in order to…

Read More NFL player pays price for arrogant touchdown

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Philadelphia Eagles’ bench-warmer Vince Young is unfazed by the arrest of a Maryland man charged with impersonating the backup quarterback on several occasions in Prince George’s County and the Washington DC area. Detectives said Stephan Antwain Pittman, 33, swindled thousands of dollars from victims who believed they were donating money to charities associated with Young.…

Read More Young tells cops: ‘go easy on my impersonator’

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Davis Cup captain Pat Rafter nearly lost his cool on court yesterday as he fought desperately for Lleyton Hewitt’s crucial tie to be suspended due to bad light. But he didn’t – and it’s for that reason that he is considering walking away from the game. Rafter was tantalisingly close to dropping the f-bomb as he pleaded…

Read More Pat Rafter too nice to head up Davis Cup team

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The clash between terminal cellar-dwellers the Buffalo Bills and the Oakland Raiders ended in high farce on Sunday when the referee took 10 minutes at the end of the game to review an interception by rookie cornerback Da’Norris Searcy. Finally, with darkness closing in and thousands of disoriented, inebriated fans trying to negotiate their way…

Read More Fans flee never-ending game in Buffalo

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A Lambeau Leap has gone horribly wrong in the NFL season opener between Green Bay and the New Orleans Saints. The drama came when Packers rookie Randall Cobb performed the infamous leap after scoring a touchdown, only to crush several spectators – many of whom could be seen writhing on the ground in pain following…

Read More Cheeseheads crushed as Lambeau leap goes wrong