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Well. . .That Was Weird: The 2014 Sports Year in Review, Part I

Well. . .That Was Weird: The 2014 Sports Year in Review, Part I

Chris Hatch December 15, 2014 2

Last year I went on record, declaring 2013 to be the weirdest sports year ever.  I firmly believe that that will continue to hold up.  But, damn, 2014 was a year for the record

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Soccer Goalie Pisses Next To Goal In The Middle Of A Match

Soccer Goalie Pisses Next To Goal In The Middle Of A Match

NCB Staff October 22, 2014 0

Some of us at NCB don’t know much about soccer, but we’re assuming this isn’t exactly kosher. Excelsior ’31’s goalkeeper decided to urinate at the side of his own goal earlier this month and

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Clint Dempsey Asks Random People About The US Men’s National Team…And Clint Dempsey

Clint Dempsey Asks Random People About The US Men’s National Team…And Clint Dempsey

NCB Staff September 24, 2014 0

U.S. men’s soccer team captain and MLS star Clint Dempsey asked random New Yorkers about USA soccer and Clint Dempsey. Hilarity ensues. We wonder how often these incognito pranks get ruined by onlookers…we mean, there’s a camera

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3 Points: Premier League Week 4

3 Points: Premier League Week 4

Nick Verlaney September 18, 2014 0

In this recurring segment our lead soccer correspondent, Nick Verlaney, takes a look at the Premier League action from the previous week with three big takeaways. 1. Best Eleven: (3-5-2) Goalkeeper: Julian Speroni (Crystal Palace) Defenders: Leighton Baines (Everton), Paul Konchesky (Leicester),

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3 Points: Premier League Week 3

3 Points: Premier League Week 3

Nick Verlaney September 4, 2014 0

In this recurring segment our lead soccer correspondent, Nick Verlaney, takes a look at the Premier League action from the previous week with three big takeaways. 1. Best Eleven: (3-5-2) Goalkeeper: Robert Green (QPR) Defenders: Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea), Alberto Moreno (Liverpool), Erik

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3 Points: Premier League Week 1

3 Points: Premier League Week 1

Nick Verlaney August 19, 2014 0

In this recurring segment our lead soccer correspondent, Nick Verlaney, takes a look at the Premier League action from the previous week with three big takeaways. 1. Best Eleven: (4-4-2) Goalkeeper: Allan McGregor (Hull City)

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Men In Blazers Move to NBC Sports

Men In Blazers Move to NBC Sports

Nick Verlaney August 15, 2014 0

By now, you’ve surely heard of the Men In Blazers. Their coverage in Bob Ley’s Panic Room during the World Cup on ESPN made the Men In Blazers (Michael Davies and Roger Bennett) America’s

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Fan Runs Onto Field After Manchester United – LA Galaxy Friendly, Gets Speared By Security

Fan Runs Onto Field After Manchester United – LA Galaxy Friendly, Gets Speared By Security

NCB Staff July 24, 2014 0

After the Man U/LA Galaxy match last night a fan jumped onto the field and was immediately speared by a security guard. The crowd pop you hear in the video below after the tackle

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Sports Memes of the Week – 7/21

Sports Memes of the Week – 7/21

Danny Troutman July 21, 2014 0

Time to open up Monday with another session of Sports Memes of the Week…   Sources: Sportsmemes, @MLBMeme, @NBAMemes, Sportsmemes

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Soccer Ball Strikes Seagull In Mid-Flight During Friendly

Soccer Ball Strikes Seagull In Mid-Flight During Friendly

NCB Staff July 20, 2014 0

Under normal circumstances, not many outside Europe would care about a friendly between Scottish Championship League club Hibernian and Scottish League One club Dunfermline Athletic. However, it’s not everyday that you see a seagull

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