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High School Wrestling Ref Who Forced Teen To Cut His Dreadlocks Preparing To Sue For "Emotional Distress" High School Wrestling Ref Who Forced Teen To Cut His Dreadlocks Preparing To Sue For "Emotional Distress"

The New Jersey high school wrestling referee, who forced a teen to cut his dreadlocks or forfeit a wrestling match in December, has begun the process of filing a lawsuit, claiming that he suffered “emotional distress” and “defamation of character” in the aftermath of the incident, according to The Inquirer, which…

Report: Robert Kraft Can Get Solicitation Charges Dropped If He Admits He Would've Been Found Guilty In Trial Report: Robert Kraft Can Get Solicitation Charges Dropped If He Admits He Would've Been Found Guilty In Trial

Florida prosecutors have offered to drop the solicitation charges against Patriots owner Robert Kraft on the condition that he admits he would’ve been found guilty of receiving sex acts had the case gone to trial, according to the Wall Street Journal.

LA Times Columnist Throws Temper Tantrum When Confronted With Undisclosed Conflict Of Interest LA Times Columnist Throws Temper Tantrum When Confronted With Undisclosed Conflict Of Interest

Last night, after a big herb named Kevin Draper pointed out that a Los Angeles Times report about USC’s role in the college admissions cheating scandal was written by a USC professor and included no disclosure of this brazen conflict, the writer of the piece, former ESPN writer and current Los Angeles Times columnist…

Scummy Sports Media Company Buys The Big Lead  Scummy Sports Media Company Buys The Big Lead 

The Big Lead, a sports website founded and run by Jason McIntyre of Fox Sports, may not be a particularly good or smart or relevant website, but one thing that it did have going for it was that it didn’t run on exploited labor like FanSided or SB Nation (Vox Media is facing two federal collective action lawsuits …

New Music Festival Video Shows James Dolan At Peak Weenie New Music Festival Video Shows James Dolan At Peak Weenie

Less than a week after New York Knicks owner James Dolan threw a fan out of a Knicks game, a new video posted on Twitter today shows Dolan trying to kick a fan out of music festival.

Get To Know The Rich Assholes Charged With Paying Millions In Bribes To Get Their Kids Into College  Get To Know The Rich Assholes Charged With Paying Millions In Bribes To Get Their Kids Into College 

Parents obsessing over their kids getting into good colleges is nothing new, but committing actual crimes to make it happen would seemingly require a particular mindset and financial position. When the Justice Department announced yesterday charges and indictments in an absolutely batshit college admission cheating…

Pissbaby James Dolan Goes On The Radio And Whines About Everything Pissbaby James Dolan Goes On The Radio And Whines About Everything

It’s time once again to check in on James Dolan, the infamously oversensitive and multiply delusional owner of the godawful New York Knicks. Dolan went on The Michael Kay Show today to address an incident on Saturday in which he demanded a Knicks fan be thrown out of the arena after the fan told Dolan to “sell the…

Falling Light Pole At High School Soccer Game Injures Player, Breaks Referee's Leg Falling Light Pole At High School Soccer Game Injures Player, Breaks Referee's Leg

A light pole barely missed crushing a high school soccer referee’s head when it fell onto the field during a soccer game Saturday in Clarksville, Arkansas. The referee sustained two broken bones in his leg, and a player who was also hit suffered cuts to his head and legs, according to KFSM.

Elena Bergeron Stepped Down At SB Nation Amid Questions About Handling Of Sexual Misconduct Allegation [Update] Elena Bergeron Stepped Down At SB Nation Amid Questions About Handling Of Sexual Misconduct Allegation [Update]

Two weeks ago, when Elena Bergeron stepped down from her position as editor-in-chief of SB Nation, Vox Media publisher Melissa Bell wrote a glowing memo to staff, explaining that Bergeron was leaving to “focus her skills on more creative work.” The real story of her departure, however, appears to be much more…

Minnesota High School Hockey Announcer Yanked Off Air After "Lynching Ropes" Comment Minnesota High School Hockey Announcer Yanked Off Air After "Lynching Ropes" Comment

Doug McLeod, a play-by-play announcer for the Minnesota Boys’ State Hockey Tournament, was pulled off the air Thursday after he referred to “lynching ropes” during a game broadcast.

Students Protest At Tennessee Basketball Game After School's Weak Response To Blackface Photo Students Protest At Tennessee Basketball Game After School's Weak Response To Blackface Photo

Around 40 or 50 students from the University of Tennessee showed up Tuesday night to the Volunteers’ men’s basketball game against Mississippi State, and protested how the school handled, or didn’t handle, a recent blackface photo involving four people all believed to be UT students.

ESPN Isn't Even Pretending To Care About Conflicts Of Interest Anymore ESPN Isn't Even Pretending To Care About Conflicts Of Interest Anymore

The Mets announced today that ESPN baseball broadcaster Jessica Mendoza will be joining the team’s front office as an advisor while she continues to work for the network. Right after that, ESPN announced that Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia will be joining ESPN as a baseball analyst while he continues to play for the…

Don't Throw Away A Friendship With A Billionaire For A Scrub With 2.4 Win Shares  Don't Throw Away A Friendship With A Billionaire For A Scrub With 2.4 Win Shares 

Khloe Kardashian’s boyfriend, Cleveland Cavaliers center Tristan Thompson, who reportedly cheated on Khloe while she was pregnant with their daughter True, reportedly cheated on her again. This time, it was with a lady named Jordyn Woods, who is the best friend of—and has a makeup line with—Khloe’s younger sister…

Football Knowers Trip Over Their Dicks To Talk About Good Guy Robert Kraft Football Knowers Trip Over Their Dicks To Talk About Good Guy Robert Kraft

Patriots owner Robert Kraft was charged today with two counts of soliciting prostitution, in connection to a police sting on massage parlors in Florida. Judging by the way some pundits are discussing him, though, you’d get the sense that he’s their sweet old grandpa who fell seriously ill.

SB Nation Hired A Disgraced Pastor To Lead A Team Site And, Hoo Boy, Readers Have Questions [Update] SB Nation Hired A Disgraced Pastor To Lead A Team Site And, Hoo Boy, Readers Have Questions [Update]

This week, SB Nation hired Christian Twitter personality R.C. Sproul Jr. to take over its Pittsburgh Pirates team site, Bucs Dugout. Sproul Jr. was brought in to fix a problem left over from the site’s previous leadership, but as was revealed in the comment section of his first post, he came with his own baggage, and…

HuffPost Fires Social Media Editor For Being Incredibly Racist On Social Media HuffPost Fires Social Media Editor For Being Incredibly Racist On Social Media

Yesterday, HuffPost fired a recently hired, Los Angeles-based social media editor after her managers were alerted to the fact that an Instagram account belonging to the new hire was spewing racist rants online. Using a now-deleted Instagram account, Ashley Rose, who was hired earlier this month, targeted a number of…

Report: Browns Owner Jimmy Haslam Is A Big Pouty Baby  Report: Browns Owner Jimmy Haslam Is A Big Pouty Baby 

Just two years into a four-year advertising deal with ESPN, Browns owner Jimmy Haslam is cutting it off, reportedly because he’s upset about a story ESPN published a few weeks ago about Haslam’s chaotic and unsuccessful ownership of the Cleveland Browns, the Sports Business Journal reported today.

Naomi Osaka Ditched Her Coach After One Wildly Successful Year And No One Knows Why Naomi Osaka Ditched Her Coach After One Wildly Successful Year And No One Knows Why

Even accounting for the constantly whirling coaching carousel in professional tennis, the abrupt split of 21-year-old Naomi Osaka, fresh off two consecutive grand slam wins, and her coach of one year, Sascha Bajin, is puzzling—partly because it came weeks after her Australian Open win, and partly because no reason was…

Papa John's Rejects Papa's Last-Ditch Effort To Seize Control Of More Pizza  Papa John's Rejects Papa's Last-Ditch Effort To Seize Control Of More Pizza 

Papa John’s continuing efforts to overhaul its company’s reputation after its disgraced founder and former face, John Schnatter, dragged it through a latrine have once again been complicated by the stubborn Papa himself. Over the weekend, Schnatter, who blamed NFL player protests for bad pizza sales and then said the…

Is James Dolan Retaliating Against A Reporter For Saying True Things About The Godawful Knicks? Is James Dolan Retaliating Against A Reporter For Saying True Things About The Godawful Knicks?

Stefan Bondy, the New York Knicks beat reporter for the New York Daily News, has been excluded from two different Knicks-related press events in just over a month, and it wouldn’t be a surprise if the snubs are retaliation for the NYDN’s critical coverage of the New York Knicks’ notoriously sensitive owner, James…

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