NASCAR Driver "Completely Forgot" New Rule About Not Playing In Traffic

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Jennifer Jo Cobb will be the first driver to be penalized under the new rule against leaving a wrecked car before safety personnel arrive and approaching the racing surface. Cobb maintains that she “completely forgot” about this rule.
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300-Pound College Pitcher Takes Internet By Storm

St. Thomas (Miami) pitcher Ben Ancheff got the whole Internet talking last night after starting in the Bobcats’ NAIA World Series game in Idaho last night against Lewis-Clark State. But it wasn’t his 5.40 ERA or his unimpressive 3-2 record that blew everybody’s heads off; it was his girth. So much girth. Look at this… » 5/30/15 8:37am Today 8:37am

NASCAR Driver Wrecks, Goes Out On The Track To Yell At Somebody

Despite NASCAR banning drivers from leaving their vehicles and approaching other competitors on the track after the fatal Tony Stewart-Kevin Ward Jr. incident last year, Jennifer Jo Cobb stormed out of her wrecked truck during today’s race at Dover to yell at Tyler Reddick. » 5/29/15 8:25pm Yesterday 8:25pm

Baltimore Cops On Why They Took Over, And Why They're Now Gone

There are no more cops in riot gear in Baltimore, but the severe shift in their presence —from armored cops policing peaceful protests to their laidback distance during the high homicide count this month— can’t help but feel like a silent counter-threat to some citizens of West Baltimore. The end of May marks the… » 5/29/15 4:57pm Yesterday 4:57pm

Chance The Rapper And Donnie Trumpet's Surf Is All Good Feelings

A while back, Chance the Rapper, Nico Segal (aka Donnie Trumpet), and the Social Experiment (their band), covered the theme song to the PBS children’s show Arthur. It was a beautiful interpretation of the mantra you hear so much as a child — that every day can be wonderful, just as long as you believe in yourself—… » 5/29/15 4:02pm Yesterday 4:02pm

Falcons LB Prince Shembo Accused Of Killing Girlfriend's Dog [Update]

Second-year Atlanta Falcons linebacker Prince Shembo has been charged with aggravated cruelty to animals, a felony, according to WSB-TV reporter Tony Thomas. Shembo is accused of kicking and killing his girlfriend’s dog. » 5/29/15 3:50pm Yesterday 3:50pm

"Yes, He Was Touching My Butt”: On Working With Kevin Johnson

Yesterday, we published a story about former NBA star and current Mayor of Sacramento Kevin Johnson’s quest to destroy the National Conference of Black Mayors for the sake of bolstering his own brand. According to one of the people that his coup targeted, NCBM executive director Vanessa Williams, Johnson found time to… » 5/29/15 2:59pm Yesterday 2:59pm

Tom Thibodeau Takes Everything Too Seriously, Including First Pitches

NBA writer Sam Smith wrote a thoughtful eulogy following the demise of Tom Thibodeau’s stint with the Chicago Bulls, and the article contains an anecdote about how Thibodeau, who gets caught up in an intense obsession with every objective, prepared for a first pitch at a Cubs-White Sox game right after his first… » 5/29/15 2:46pm Yesterday 2:46pm

Four Minutes Of Josh Smith Being Bad Against The Warriors

Josh Smith wasn’t absolutely horrible for the Rockets in their playoff series against the Warriors, but he did have his bad moments. Someone compiled and helpfully annotated his blunders—mostly on defense, with a few bad three-point attempts sprinkled in—in a four-minute video. There’s a nice Easter egg for those who… » 5/29/15 2:25pm Yesterday 2:25pm

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