Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011

Onion Sports Network

As with all great satire, the fact that the Onion is fictitious doesn't mean it's not real. In fact, the humor at the Onion Sports Network can be too true for comfort. (If you're a Pittsburgh baseball fan, you're entitled to remain mirthless at the headline "Pirates Acquire Lee, Ludwick to Bolster 2nd-Half Collapse.") The network devotes meaty sections to baseball, football, basketball, hockey and motorsports. It also does its darndest to cover soccer — even though it contends that the sport has a grand total of one fan in the U.S.