Which Twitter Record Was Shattered During a World Cup Game?


If you noticed your Twitter timeline blowing up with World Cup tweets over the weekend then you’re not alone. The Brazil/Chile game that took place Saturday in Rio was one of the most tweeted events of all time according to the micro-blogging platform. Saturday’s game broke records with 388,985 tweets being sent every minute. The […]

Is This Viral News Anchor U.S. Soccer’s Biggest Superfan? [VIDEO]

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It can’t be easy being a U.S. soccer fan. The sport doesn’t have nearly the cultural cache stateside that it does around the world. Plus you have to deal with bandwagon fans every four years when the FIFA World Cup rolls around. That’s why if you’re a Team USA superfan you’ve got to enjoy the […]

5 Amazing YouTube Vids To Get You Psyched For World Cup Soccer

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You could feel a palpable change in the emotional resonance four years ago when World Cup soccer (Un-American football) played out in South Africa (remember the magic of vuvuzelas?). Americans began to care about what the rest of the world was doing — it was a pleasant feeling. Now, it’s official: Americans love soccer. America […]

UPDATE: YouTube Sports Network The Whistle Gets $10 Million Funding And Brings The Harlem GlobeTrotters To YouTube

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UPDATE 05/21/14 10:49 PST: Okay, so according to John West — who liked the hell out of this article y’all, don’t hate! — they didn’t spend any of that sweet cash haul to bring the Harlem Globetrotters to The Whistle. While there is a good chance the Harlem Globetrotters are just excited to partner with […]

‘What Do The Mavs Say?’ Dallas Mavericks Ruin Perfectly Good Ylvis Song [VIDEO]

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Sweet fucking travesty, You know how you can tell a good thing is at its end? A professional basketball team makes a video about it. Here with the worst thing since the Miami Heat punished us with their “rendition” of the “Harlem Shake” is the Dallas Mavericks with their version of Ylvis’ “What Did the […]

Cincinnati Bengals Rookie Gets Cheers For Belting Out Soulful ‘Superstar’ [VIDEO]


Being a rookie in an NFL training camp is not an easy gig. You get fucked with unmercifully — unless you demonstrate some sort of attribute that wins you a manner of respect. Terrence Stephens, a Cincinnati Bengals defensive linesman just made his life a hell of a lot easier by knocking out a soulful […]

‘Kickalicious’: YouTube Star Makes Good in NFL Preseason Debut


Its got to feel good to be Havard “Kickalicious” Rugland right about now. The YouTube footballer who posted a viral reel of slick trick kicks has made some heart beats tick quick. Rugland, as we previously reported, was initially considered by the New York Jets NFL team, but ultimately was signed by the Detroit Lions […]

Fan Runs Alongside Pro Soccer Team’s Bus For Five Miles, Team Brings Him Aboard [VIDEO]


Usually, this is Carly’s domain, but since she is on assignment today, it has fallen to me to warm your hearts. And this video is certainly in contention for most heartwarming YouTube story of the year. The UK soccer team Arsenal (of course, they call it football over there) was travelling through Vietnam recently when […]

Wimbledon YouTube Channel Streams Tennis Matches Starting Today


For the first time in its 127-year history, the Wimbledon Championships tennis tournament is streaming live worldwide, and it’s streaming on YouTube. Starting today, viewers can see the best tennis players from Roger Federer to Serena Williams duke it out in real time from the convenience of their laptop or mobile device. Besides live matches, […]

YouTube Sensation Stunt Quarterback Alex Tanney Released By Chiefs [VIDEO]


  This just in from the dreams do come true file: Alex Tanney, the YouTube phenomenon football quarterback, was just cut by the Kansas City Chiefs. Hmm, I think somebody mis-filed that one … Tanney, who filmed a video back in 2011 of himself throwing a football great distances and with laser-like precision, was signed […]

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