How To Talk To A Grieving Person 

In the weeks and months after my father died, “How are you?” became my least favorite question. It was always benign and well-intentioned, but it also inevitably reminded me that I felt like shit. I’d rather have given a gruesome blow-by-blow account of how my father died than talk about how I felt. But talking—or,… »10/08/15 11:29am55 minutes ago

Here Are All The Teams You Can Root For In The MLB Playoffs

The play-in games are finished, and baseball is on the road to the World Series. We wrote previews for every club in the playoffs. Here’s where you can find the remaining teams.
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UConn's Bacon Jalapeño Mac And Cheese: A Sober Student's Review

This week, we met a drunken (and possibly former!) University of Connecticut student named Luke Gatti whose hunger for the bacon jalapeño mac and cheese served by the school’s Union Street Market was so great that he got himself arrested (and publicly humiliated) trying to get some. Was this foodstuff worth such a… »10/08/15 10:29amToday 10:29am

The Rangers Were Annoyed That The Blackhawks' Banner Ceremony Took So Long

The Blackhawks went all out to commemorate the start of their championship defense—and why not? How often do you win a Cup? But last night’s ceremony went on forever. There was a red carpet walk. Every player got an introduction. Videos played. The Stanley Cup came out. Gary Bettman was booed. Finally, the banner was… »10/08/15 10:15amToday 10:15am

Corrupt FIFA Executives Suspended, To Be Replaced By Corrupt FIFA Executives

As was reported yesterday, save the not-unreasonable belief that a known whitewasher would break out the paint, Sepp Blatter, Michel Platini, and Jérôme Valcke have all been suspended for 90 days by FIFA’s ethics committee. »10/08/15 9:45amToday 9:45am

China has some of the most insane traffic jams on this planet

Hell. Pain. Agony. Anger. Madness. To the point where you just start punching your steering wheel and try to rip off your car’s roof and scream until your forehead and neck veins burst and then cry like a crazy person. That’s what it must feel like going through this insane traffic jam just outside of Beijing, China.… »10/08/15 9:36amToday 9:36am

Start Your All-Clad Collection With This (Comparatively) Cheap 7-Piece Set

Anyone with even a passing interest in cooking knows that All-Clad is the brand you want in your kitchen when it comes to skillets and pots. Made in America and carrying a lifetime warranty, you’d probably see their wares in the kitchens of most of your favorite restaurants. One of their skillets is also the single… »10/08/15 8:55amToday 8:55am

The Wild Card Game Is Incredibly Cruel, Usually To The Pirates

Before the 2012 season, Major League Baseball changed the playoff format that had been in place for almost 20 seasons. Instead of four teams from each league advancing to the postseason, five now do with the two best non-division winners facing off in a one-game playoff to advance to the League Division Series. »10/08/15 2:20amToday 2:20am

Matt Barnes Terrorizes Ex, Amusing Sportswriters

This past Saturday, Memphis Grizzlies forward Matt Barnes reportedly drove nearly a hundred miles from Santa Barbara to the Los Angeles home of his estranged wife Gloria Govan—whom he was arrested on suspicion of abusing in 2010—to harass and physically attack New York Knicks coach Derek Fisher for being there.… »10/08/15 12:15amToday 12:15am

Thabo Sefolosha Testifies He Was Giving Money To Beggar When Arrested

Thabo Sefolosha testified today that he was trying to give money to a beggar and then leave in a car service when he was arrested outside of a New York City nightclub in April. That is when, according to Sefolosha, a police officer who had been unnecessarily belligerent and confrontational to him shortly before, and… »10/07/15 9:58pmYesterday 9:58pm

Street Fighter Replaces Giant Jesus Statue With... Soccer Trophy?

Cristo Redentor, the giant statue of Jesus that towers above the city of Rio de Janeiro, is one of the world’s great landmarks. It won’t be appearing in Street Fighter V, though, after Capcom decided to swap it out and replace it with...a monstrous replica of what sure looks like the FIFA World Cup trophy. »10/07/15 8:51pmYesterday 8:51pm

The Daily Fantasy Nightmare Is Here Because The NFL Made It So 

This has been the season of daily fantasy. Yes, it was always there, but this year, the biggest players—FanDuel and DraftKings—have gone all in, buying up seemingly every possible piece of ad space available in sports media. There they are, sponsoring one of the biggest fantasy writers. There they are, advertising… »10/07/15 7:16pmYesterday 7:16pm