Here are the judges’ scorecards for Saturday’s fight, a clear unanimous decision for Floyd Mayweather over Manny Pacquiao. If you are a normal human being, there’s nothing notable here; just a cool artifact of a megafight, and some relief in the knowledge that the judging accorded with reality—no given in this sport.… »
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So Peter King, the NFL’s ambassador to Sports Illustrated, published something stupid and offensive in this morning’s edition of his weekly Monday Morning Quarterback column: his own writing. Within that, though, a particular passage, explaining the Dallas Cowboys’ selection of University of Nebraska pass-rusher Randy… »
It’s not often that a film stays with you days after you’ve watched it. But Montage of Heck, Brett Morgen’s extensive, beautiful, and devastating documentary on late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, utterly sticks to your ribs.
Best-of compilations are an essential year-end crutch for beer bloggers, because the calendar thoughtfully schedules them for a time when we’re too comprehensively burnt, fried, bloated, pickled, and nogged to come up with any new ideas. And readers have fun telling us how stupid they are, so everyone wins. The only… »
Two different groups of scary fanatics went on a rampage in the latest Game of Thrones episode, and it was pretty upsetting to watch, even by Thrones standards. The Sons of the Harpy and the Sparrows both want to restore old traditions, and they both build on the weaknesses of two very different queens.Spoilers… »
Journalists from the ARD and WDR, two of the biggest public broadcasting networks in Germany, were arrested and detained by the Qatari government while shooting a documentary about the corruption behind FIFA’s decision to award the 2022 World Cup to Qatar. According to the WDR’s account, the government erased data… »
In the end, after a season when three different guys appeared to have the lead at times, it wasn’t even close. Steph Curry, formally announced as NBA MVP this morning after the news leaked last night, was the man on more than three-quarters of ballots. »
As a sex worker who has done in-person work for a decade, I’ve kissed a lot of frogs. So many, in fact, that I have a theory about why call girls of old had the “no kissing” rule, a rule that is unfortunately uncommon among contemporary escorts: It’s not because kissing is more intimate than other acts, but because… »
The most common sight in Las Vegas early Sunday morning was that of a dejected young man in an extremely boastful Manny Pacquiao t-shirt making his way back to his hotel to change his shirt.
Former LSU guard and first-round talent La’el Collins went undrafted this weekend due to Baton Rouge police seeking to question him in relation to a double-murder investigation. Collins has not been named as a suspect, and he is scheduled to meet with police later this morning. Even if he comes out of that meeting… »
Internet quizzes are absurdly popular, generally mindless activities people use to procrastinate and clog one another's social feeds with Which Japanese Potato Chip Flavor they are. But what if the quiz you're taking to avoid the impending doom of tax season or put off revising that business proposal winds up making… »