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Don't Doubt What You Saw With Your Own Eyes  Don't Doubt What You Saw With Your Own Eyes 

Two days ago, video was posted online that pretty much everyone who saw immediately recognized for what it was—footage of white teens taunting and harassing a Native American elder named Nathan Phillips on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. What was happening was clear and unmistakable, not just resonant but…

Daily Beast Peddles Batshit, Debunked Theory About A Serial-Killer Gang Thriving On The “Dark Web” Daily Beast Peddles Batshit, Debunked Theory About A Serial-Killer Gang Thriving On The “Dark Web”

Today the Daily Beast published a story titled “Is a Serial-Killer Gang Murdering Young Men Across the U.S.?” Boldly defying Betteridge’s Law, the report—written by crime reporter Nicole Weisensee Egan, who covered the Bill Cosby trial for the Beast—suggests that the answer to the question posed in the headline may…

Russell Westbrook's Unsteady Son Is A Very Good Sports Baby Russell Westbrook's Unsteady Son Is A Very Good Sports Baby

Last night before the Oklahoma City Thunder’s game against the Los Angeles Lakers, Russell Westbrook warmed up with his (extremely well-dressed) son Noah. Noah isn’t even two yet and he’s already sprint-toddling down the court and lobbing shots into his dad’s makeshift hoop arms.

Report: Richie Incognito Fled To A Safe House After Jonathan Martin's Threatening Instagram Post Report: Richie Incognito Fled To A Safe House After Jonathan Martin's Threatening Instagram Post

Former NFL offensive lineman Jonathan Martin will stand trial over a threatening photo he posted on Instagram in February 2018, the New York Daily News reported.

Here Are the Media Chuds Joining Fake Gawker Here Are the Media Chuds Joining Fake Gawker

Gawker, a good website which was bankrupted in 2016 and then sold last year to Bryan Goldberg, a man committed to face-tuned photos of himself, creating shitty media companies powered by exploited labor, and spouting Richard Spencer-like bullshit about immigrant birth rates on Facebook, will be relaunched early this…

Interim MSU President John Engler Says Larry Nassar's Victims Are Having A Blast In The "Spotlight"  Interim MSU President John Engler Says Larry Nassar's Victims Are Having A Blast In The "Spotlight" 

John Engler, Michigan State’s interim president who last year falsely claimed that a Larry Nassar victim got “kickbacks” from lawyers for encouraging other women to speak up about Nassar’s abuse, has now said that the women who Nassar assaulted are “enjoying” the spotlight.

Trevor Bauer Whines About Reporters Not Interviewing Him, Flees Interview When Asked About His Tweets Trevor Bauer Whines About Reporters Not Interviewing Him, Flees Interview When Asked About His Tweets

Two days after Trevor Bauer sort of admitted it was wrong of him to harass a 21-year-old woman on Twitter, he’s still very tender about the topic. When the Cleveland pitcher was asked about it today in a media session with reporters, he literally fled the scrum before the reporter could even finish asking his question.

Is Jared Goff Funny? A Brief Investigation Is Jared Goff Funny? A Brief Investigation

Under the headline “Rams QB Jared Goff is really funny ... if you’re paying attention” ESPN’s Los Angeles Rams beat writer Lindsey Thiry examines how the “tall, blonde, super-cool California kid” under center is actually a secret font of dry humor and witty zingers. Thiry spoke to Goff’s coach, parents, and teammates,…

Spain Arrests 15 Connected To Armenian Tennis Match-Fixing Gang Spain Arrests 15 Connected To Armenian Tennis Match-Fixing Gang

Spanish police arrested 15 people, and said another 68 have been investigated, as part of probe into tennis match-fixing by an Armenian criminal gang.

Dumb Little Pissbaby Trevor Bauer Got In Trouble And It's Going To Make Him So Mad He Can't Tweet About This Blog Dumb Little Pissbaby Trevor Bauer Got In Trouble And It's Going To Make Him So Mad He Can't Tweet About This Blog

Less than three hours after tweeting “I’ve done nothing wrong,” Trevor Bauer sort of admitted it was wrong of him to harass a 21-year-old woman on Twitter for days and days.

Warmths, Ranked  Warmths, Ranked 

When it’s winter and cold outside and, say, your office is an uninsulated block of freezing concrete, you and your colleagues might spend a lot of time haggling over space heaters, thinking about warmth. There are many different warmths; here they are, ranked from best to worst.

Derrick Rose, Who Should Definitely Relax, To His Doubters: "Kill Yourself" [Update] Derrick Rose, Who Should Definitely Relax, To His Doubters: "Kill Yourself" [Update]

In a press conference this afternoon, Timberwolves guard Derrick Rose twice told reporters that anyone who doubts his basketball ability should kill themselves. Per Minneapolis Star Tribune reporter Chris Hine:

Trevor Bauer Has Been Harassing A Woman For More Than A Day Now Trevor Bauer Has Been Harassing A Woman For More Than A Day Now

Science boy, drone enthusiast, and big dumb asshole Trevor Bauer likes to be a spicy weirdo on Twitter, where he’s prone to holding forth about racism and anti-Trump bias and blocking people who criticize him. On Saturday night he stepped up his online crankiness when he launched an ongoing harassment campaign against…

It's Fucking Coffee It's Fucking Coffee

We thought stories about mundane things “taking over” locker rooms couldn’t have survived beyond Bleacher Report’s breathless story about how NBA players were obsessed with drinking water, but a contender for worst entry into the genre has emerged, courtesy of food-related schlongformer extraordinaire, ESPN’s Baxter…

Is ESPN's Big Year-Long Love Letter To College Football Going To Suck? Is ESPN's Big Year-Long Love Letter To College Football Going To Suck?

ESPN announced today that it will be running a year-long feature “on every platform” that is meant to act as a celebration of college football. The introductory story, written by ESPN senior writer Ivan Maisel starts like this:

Time To Check In On Jim McVay And His Ridiculous College Football Grift  Time To Check In On Jim McVay And His Ridiculous College Football Grift 

Today the Washington Post published a story on Jim McVay, the guy whose only job is to run a lower-tier college bowl game, and the million dollars he makes for doing it. The report, which points out how the $1,045,000 McVay made in 2017 “ranks as extreme” even in the bloated business of college football and how the…

Larry Fitzgerald Says Ndamukong Suh Poking Him In The Eyes Was Just "Clowning" 

On Sunday, during the Los Angeles Rams’ 31-9 win over the Arizona Cardinals, Rams tackle Ndamukong Suh poked Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald in the eyes. Given his reputation as a famously dirty player, most people assumed the worst, with Pro Football Talk calling for him to be fined and at least one riled up…

High School Wrestling Ref Who Called Colleague The N-Word Makes Black Wrestler Cut Off His Dreadlocks  High School Wrestling Ref Who Called Colleague The N-Word Makes Black Wrestler Cut Off His Dreadlocks 

Alan Maloney, a high school wrestling referee in New Jersey who called another referee the n-word in an incident two years ago, this week told a black teen from Buena High School that he couldn’t wear a cover over his dreadlocks during a wrestling meet, and that he would have to forfeit or cut them off. The wrestler,…

Novak Djokovic Is Yammering About Telepathy  Novak Djokovic Is Yammering About Telepathy 

In July, after ending a mysterious slump and winning his first grand slam title in two years, Novak Djokovic split up with his hug-loving spiritual guru, Pepe Imaz. However, Djokovic seems to have retained a lot of Imaz’s teachings, like those about the power of telepathy and telekinesis and the limitations of the…

Carrie Underwood's Sunday Night Football Theme Sucks And Nobody Should Kiss Her Sensitive Ass Carrie Underwood's Sunday Night Football Theme Sucks And Nobody Should Kiss Her Sensitive Ass

On Sunday night, Sports Illustrated producer Jessica Smetana delivered, to no one in particular, a mild criticism of the very bad Sunday Night Football theme performed by Carrie Underwood. The musician saw it and was mad.

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