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MLB Wins Barry Bonds Collusion Case

In 2007, Barry Bonds earned $19.3 million, led the league with an OBP of .480, and hit, by his Olympian standards, a meager 28 home runs. The San Francisco Giants did not offer him a contract the next season, which was understandable given the amount of very public shit Bonds and the team has gone through. Curiously,… » 8/27/15 10:19pm Yesterday 10:19pm

Jose Bautista Gives Up An Inside-The-Park Home Run

Jose my friend, what’s going on here? Delino DeShields got the easiest and silliest three RBI’s of his career here thanks to Bautista’s drive by defending. Lost in the folly of the Blue Jays outfielding is the absolute clinic third base coach Tony Beasley is putting on here to usher in all three of the runs. » 8/27/15 8:55pm Yesterday 8:55pm

Score Rare Discounts on a Few High End Roombas

I hear nothing but good things about Roombas, and if you want to try one out yourself, a few high end models are on sale today on Amazon. The Roomba 870 is $90 off its usual price, the 880 is $105 off, and if you need a robotic mop to go with it, the Braava 380t is also discounted $45 from its usual price. [iRobot Sale » 8/27/15 6:15pm Yesterday 6:15pm

Here Are The Details From The Derrick Rose Rape Lawsuit [UPDATED]

The lawsuit filed against Derrick Rose, accusing him of drugging and gang raping an ex-girlfriend, provides more details about what the woman says happened that night in Los Angeles. The complaint actually names 13 defendants—Rose and his friends Randall Hampton and Ryan Allen, and 10 unnamed “John Does”—and lists… » 8/27/15 6:08pm Yesterday 6:08pm

Report: Kyrie Might Not Play Until January 

Kyrie Irving had surgery to repair his fractured kneecap in early June, making the original three- or four-month recovery time fall right around now. The Cleveland Plain Dealer, however, is reporting that, according to multiple sources, it looks like Kyrie won’t suit up for the opener, and according to one, he might… » 8/27/15 5:05pm Yesterday 5:05pm

Are Everton Really Dumb Enough To Turn Down Tons Of Money For John Stones?

John Stones is a promising English center back currently playing for Everton, who’s pretty good and has every chance to get better. His talent, youth, potential, position, and Englishness all make him a very hot and very valuable commodity. (Word to Raheem Sterling.) But apparently out of some misguided belief in the… » 8/27/15 4:59pm Yesterday 4:59pm

How Many Katrina Retrospectives Are Too Many?

It’s been 10 years since Hurricane Katrina, and you probably already know this is because seven million writers all descended upon the town this summer to craft their own meditations on what it all MEANS. The most notable of these pieces was the 25,000-word (!) epic written by Wright Thompson that will take up the… » 8/27/15 4:34pm Yesterday 4:34pm

Watch A Reporter Lose His Damn Mind Around Ferraris, Benzes And Lambos

I know our Raphael Orlove loves cars. I know they affect him in ways even I sometimes struggle to understand. So when I sent him to The Quail – a place where you’ll see four Ferrari F50s just hanging out – I knew he’d react. I just didn’t expect this to happen. » 8/27/15 4:24pm Yesterday 4:24pm

Nobody Likes RGIII And I Kind Of Feel Bad For Him At This Point

Today, Robert Griffin III spoke to the media for the first time since being sacrificed to the Lions behind Washington’s Maginot offensive line. Everyone wanted to know: Was he concussed? Why have the Skins waffled on the status of his brain? Griffin gave the answers of a man who is supremely sick of this shit.… » 8/27/15 4:01pm Yesterday 4:01pm

Here's The List Of Ridiculous Fines Virginia Tech Football Players Were Subject To

Yesterday, Virginia Tech defensive coordinator Bud Foster told reporters that he and other coaches had a policy of fining players for things like missing practices or meetings. The reason Foster was ever asked about fines in the first place was that a few beat reporters had noticed a screen in the team facility… » 8/27/15 3:49pm Yesterday 3:49pm

Report: Darryl Dawkins Dies At 58 [Update]

Darryl Dawkins, the former NBA player and greatest enemy of backboards, has reportedly died today at the age of 58. Eastern Pennsylvania news station WFMZ reported Dawkins’s death, though details are scarce. For now, let’s watch Chocolate Thunder destroying rims, and sharing his beliefs that Stevie Wonder is not blind. » 8/27/15 3:17pm Yesterday 3:17pm

Idaho Football Coach Paul Petrino Makes Three Players' Shoplifting Allegations Go Away

According to the Moscow (Idaho) Police Department, three Idaho football players stole about $400 worth of clothes from the university store on Aug. 16. No charges were filed, however, because head coach Paul Petrino returned all the gear and no one remembers the players who stole the stuff. » 8/27/15 1:49pm Yesterday 1:49pm