Sports Crossovers

Kobe And KD Will Be Wearing Eggnog And Candy Cane Sneakers On Christmas Day

Nike is unveiling some hungry kicks for Christmas
Dec 17, 2014 1:30 pm

We all love ourselves some candy canes and eggnog come Christmastime. But how much do we really love these two holiday staples? Do we love them enough to wear them — literally? The answer is yes, apparently, for two NBA superstars, as that's exactly what Kobe Bryant and Kevin Durant will be doing during their Christmas day games this year.

NBA Baller Steph 'Chef' Curry Cooks, Dances To Drake, Sells Olive Oil. We Love It!

Hoops star and his wife make quite the chef team
Dec 3, 2014 5:01 pm

There’s nothing to dislike about an NBA star cooking and dancing around a kitchen with his wife, music blaring in the background. And that’s exactly what we have here in this video. The backstory is simple: Drake comes out with a hit song that includes the line, “I been Steph Curry with the shot. Been cookin’ the sauce, chef, curry with the pot.” The Currys (Curries?) put together their own remix, complete with Ayesha’s rapping about being the “real chef Curry”. 

The Philadelphia 76ers Are So Bad That Papa John's Had To Change A Pizza Promotion

Don't worry, it's easier to get cheap pizza now
Nov 24, 2014 1:00 pm

Awful. Atrocious. Cringe-worthy. Those are all suitable words to describe this season’s historically bad Philadelphia 76ers. The team has gotten off to a 0-13 start, losing each of their games by an average of 16.4 points. Times are tough in Philly and even team sponsor Papa John’s has taken notice. Read on.

Watch Adam Richman Obsess Over Tottenham Soccer, Take Over Team's TV Network

The American TV host is a diehard Spurs fan
Oct 30, 2014 1:00 pm

It’s easy to imagine Adam Richman obsessing over something. Just think back to his time as host of the ever-popular Man vs. Food series. Off screen, however, the Brooklyn native has a diverse range of interests that include being a super-fan of the English Premier League's Tottenham Hotspur. The team rewarded him last week with the chance to watch a game in person and take over their TV network. We've got the video.

Can A Sandwich Help The Washington Nationals Win The World Series?

A title run begins with mayo and bananas on bread
Oct 3, 2014 10:00 am

More than any other sport, baseball is a game of superstitions. We’ve heard it all before: Don’t step on this line, take exactly this many steps to the dugout, don’t even think of talking to this player right now. But could the Washington Nationals be taking things to the next level with their affinity for sandwiches? Not just any sandwiches. Mayo-banana sandwiches. Naturally.

That Smell Ain’t Epoisses: Live From A Celebrity Chef Tennis Tournament

With Mark Murphy, Alfred Portale, a few bagels
Aug 20, 2014 2:00 pm

“I seriously get why rich white people do this for leisure,” joked a soaked Daniel Holzman after leaving the court during today’s inaugural Celebrity Chef Tennis Challenge — a slightly competitive, more charitable-minded competition that ran in concert with New York’s Taste of Tennis. Here's a recap.

Tomorrow Is MLB's All-Star Game. Here's What You Need To Know About The Food.

The Midsummer Classic's food, plus a hot dog video
Jul 14, 2014 2:00 pm

There are several storylines heading into the annual midsummer classic, held this year at the Twins’ Target Field in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota. Ever curious about the culinary offerings, we explore the stadium's food selection. We also take a look back at our video featuring NYC chefs Bobby Hellen, Ed Cotton, Michael Psilakis, Danny Amend and Joey Campanaro making baseball-style hot dogs for us. Read on.

5 Things To Know About Belgian Food And Drink Before Today's Big Soccer Match

Root against their team. Root for their food.
Jul 1, 2014 10:00 am
At exactly 4 p.m. EST today, there will be a sharp drop in the productivity of just about every employee in the country. Office computer monitors everywhere will be split between [nondescript spreadsheet] and WatchESPN, and the hopes of an entire nation will be pinned on newfound heroes Bradley, Dempsey, Howard and Altidore (he's baaaaack!) Always eager to combine our love for sports and our obsession with food and drink, we at Food Republic searched far and wide for a few facts about Belgian grub for some background information. Read on.
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