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ESPN analyst and occasionally coherent talking neck Merril Hoge lashed out at Ezekiel Elliott today for touring a weed dispensary, stating that “nobody’s ever played with drugs, messed with drugs, had drugs be their friend, and won.” Obviously, this is true, as you can see in the above video.
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Javier Hernández is out of Bayer Leverkusen’s season opener this weekend with a hand injury he says—and would you look at that, people seem to actually believe him!—he sustained while falling down a flight of stairs at home. Taking a page from that thin volume known as Good Athlete Tweets, Chicharito has since shown…
Marshawn Lynch is in Sydney, Australia, supporting his alma mater Cal for their season opener against Hawaii tonight. He’s doing lots of fun things like practicing with a rugby league team and signing things for fans.
Yesterday, Democratic candidate for president Hillary Clinton stood on a stage with cameras trained on her and warned the nation that a vote for Donald Trump is a vote for memes—specifically, the toxic, white-nationalist memes being spewed out by what’s now being called the “alt-right.” Don’t align yourself with this…
This afternoon, Tristan Thompson posted a photo on Twitter posing with the Larry O’Brien trophy at a Tim Hortons. But you may notice another large object.
The Olympic Games is a massively multiplayer event wherein local champions from various territories convene in a single geographic location to compete in a wide variety of mini-games within larger categories (aquatic, track, gymnastics, cycling, and others). Winners in each event acquire a gold medal. Second prize is…
Here is a good tweet and a good idea from Trey Kerby:
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The reasons Joey Bosa haven’t signed boil down to the timing of his payouts, and a couple of million dollars that won’t even come into play unless they cut him in 2019 and someone else signs him. This stuff is standard practice for draft picks this high; the Chargers have a team policy against it.
We’ve harped on this point many times before, but sometimes it takes a concise, visual representation of an issue for the masses to internalize it. This video, made during Bayern Munich’s summer U.S. tour, depicting just two men—Xabi Alonso and Arturo Vidal—running roughshod over 40 American kids should really…
Last night, the Cowboys played the Seahawks in each team’s third preseason game, a.k.a The One Where The Starters Play Until Halftime. In the backfield for Dallas was Ezekiel Elliot, making his pro debut. In the secondary for Seattle was Kam Chancellor, trying extremely hard to pull some “welcome to the NFL” business…