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IT CAME FROM THE SPORTS PAGE!
Steve Rushin
December 24, 2001
SI's Steve Rushin spent 2001 collecting all the weird and outrageous stories that may have slipped under your radar. The result left no doubt that it was a shocking year in sports, but don't worry: It's over
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December 24, 2001

It Came From The Sports Page!

SI's Steve Rushin spent 2001 collecting all the weird and outrageous stories that may have slipped under your radar. The result left no doubt that it was a shocking year in sports, but don't worry: It's over

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Two Greene County, Mo., corrections officers were charged with misdemeanor third-degree assault for standing on a roof and urinating on inmates as they played basketball.

All the News That's Fit to Reprint

The Harvard Crimson ran a correction stating that its story about the Harvard-Princeton women's lacrosse game "contained an inordinate number of factual errors. The article was accidentally written using a press release from last year's lacrosse game."

How a Buffalo Got in My Pajamas, I'll Never Know

At 2:30 a.m., Ryan Gray, a 285-pound Colorado football lineman, broke down the dead-bolted door of an apartment he believed to be his own and collapsed on a couch. Gray, who was six miles from his dorm at the time, fled on a bicycle when the police were called. After being arrested, he denied breaking down the door but admitted to being "really drunk."

Lef'sssss Get Rrrrready To Giggle

Heavyweight boxer Lance Whitaker went to court and had his name changed to Goofi.

Please Don't Get Him Started on Tango & Cash

Twenty-five years after Rocky was released, Joe Frazier was still claiming that Sylvester Stallone had stolen his life's story. "That Stallone," said Smokin' Joe to GQ. "What a phony scum booger he is."

Even Better, I Cant Hear A Damn Thing That Joe Frazier Says Anymore

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