August 17, 2019

NASCAR Cowards Dropped Slayer As A Race Car Sponsor Because Of “Reactionary Concerns”

The legendary thrash metal band Slayer announced on Friday that they had been dropped as the primary sponsor of the No. 54 racecar that J.J. Yeley was set to drive at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday. In a statement given to Billboard, the band cited...
August 17, 2019

Vlad Guerrero Jr. Did A Spot-On Impersonation Of His Father With This Head-Scratching Homer

While Vlad Guerrero Jr. has proven in his short career to be a dinger-mashing machine just like his father was, the comparisons between the two can often be a bit much. Guerrero Jr. could hit a line-drive single to left field and someone will inevitab...
August 16, 2019

Mike Tyson says he smokes $40,000 worth of weed every month, which must get him really high

There’s a certain novelty that surrounds Mike Tyson today. After the heavyweight boxer retired in 2005, he publicly spoke about how much of a shitbag he’d been in the past, admitting to USA Today: “My whole life has been a waste—I’ve been a failure.” B...
August 16, 2019

Kyler Murray’s Snap Clap Might Be A Problem

Kyler Murray played four series in the Cardinals’ loss to the Raiders on Thursday, going 3-for-8 for 12 yards. Not great. But also who cares, it’s preseason. Potentially much more relevant were the two false start penalties he was called for in the fir...
August 15, 2019

Former MMA Guy Gives Alarmingly Cagey Interview About Working For Jeffrey Epstein

Igor Zinoviev’s mixed martial arts career ended unceremoniously in 1998 when he was wiped out in 22 seconds by Frank Shamrock at UFC 16. That brief seven-match career in sanctioned MMA ultimately will not go down as Zinoviev’s claim to fame—the Russian...
August 15, 2019

The Skins Have The Amazing Ability To Complicate And Worsen Any Injury To Their Players

Colt McCoy was the presumptive favorite to earn the not-especially-coveted starting quarterback job in Washington during training camp. That race appears to be up in the air today, after head coach Jay Gruden announced Wednesday that McCoy will miss Th...
August 13, 2019

Barstool Sports Employees Organize To Smooch Their Boss’s Ass

Prompted by The Ringer’s unionization, Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy, whose site uses the tagline “By the common man, for the common man,” has spent a lot of his time yesterday and today coming out as a big anti-union guy. This was a predictable...
August 13, 2019

As A Formerly Decent Middle School Athlete, I Can Relate To This 13-Year-Old Who Won The European Diving Championships

This week in Ukrainian diving news: 13-year-old diving prodigy Oleksii Sereda has captured gold in the 10-meter European Diving Championships in Kiev, a historic feat I would definitely be significantly more impressed with if I too had not enjoyed athl...
August 11, 2019

Arizona Cardinals Executive Rod Minegar Arrested For DUI

Ron Minegar, the chief operating officer and executive vice president of the Arizona Cardinals, was arrested on Saturday on suspicion of DUI in Chandler, Ariz., according to a police report obtained by ABC15 Arizona. Minegar was pulled over around 11:3...
August 11, 2019

Surely The Vikings Got The Right Guy To Be Their Kicker This Time, Right?

It had been a while since a trade of significant consequence went down in the NFL, so the Minnesota Vikings decided to remedy that by giving up way too much for another team’s backup kicker.Read more...