Sierra Nevada's Beer Camp 12-Pack, Ranked

Last week, I said that the current number of breweries in the United States—we're up to a bit more than 3,000—is unsustainable, and I was probably wrong. As long as these fledgling operations keep a modest focus on their home markets, there's no reason we can't have a German-style system that supports nano breweries… » 8/01/14 11:25am 13 minutes ago

Adam Duritz Receives Birthday Greeting From AARP The Magazine

Counting Crows frontman Adam Duritz, one of the least polarizing and most objectively audio-visually soothing frontmen in rock 'n' roll history, is a half-century old today. This has attracted the notice of the official magazine for the American Association of Retired Persons, which is far more Twitter-savvy than… » 8/01/14 10:46am 52 minutes ago

Phillies GM Explains Why Terrible Team Didn't Get Better

The trade deadline should have been the Phillies' day. They are bad, foundering, getting worse, weighed down by terrible contracts and not about to be bailed out by talent from a thin minor league system. But they have handful of good major leaguers, all older, all who would be very useful for a team that's capable… » 8/01/14 9:30am Today 9:30am

News Plays Wildly Inappropriate Spider-Man Video During Ray Rice Segment

This is KMSP's nightly news broadcast in Minneapolis and while discussing Ray Rice's public apology to his wife today, they obviously had the wrong tape set to roll. Instead of throwing it to video of a contrite Ray Rice, they showed Spiderman harassing a dude on the street and then getting punched. The anchor handled… » 7/31/14 11:31pm Yesterday 11:31pm

Blocking-The-Plate Rule Screws Marlins; Mike Redmond Starts Undressing

The Marlins got boned in a major way by the new and confusing rule that prohibits catchers blocking the plate. Although Zack Cozart was initially ruled out by home plate umpire Mike Winters, a lengthy umpire review eventually overturned the call and ruled him safe. Instead of a 1-0 Marlins lead heading into the… » 7/31/14 10:30pm Yesterday 10:30pm

Cliff Lee Exits Early With Injury, Yells "Fuck!"

It's hard to say what happened—and speculating about injuries is the worst—but in the video here (not embeddable yet), Cliff lee is obviously upset and frustrated after throwing his 31st pitch of the game. In the third inning, with Denard Span up, Lee threw a cutter and immediately looked disgusted and pointed to… » 7/31/14 8:39pm Yesterday 8:39pm

Bar Exam Tech Disaster Inspires Lawsuit Threats, Operatic Profanity

If there's one group of people you do not want to piss off, it's recent law school grads. They have all the cockiness and self-regard that comes with finally being able to put "Esq." at the end of their names, without the emotional scarring appurtenant to the actual practice of law. Piss off this crowd by fucking… » 7/31/14 7:28pm Yesterday 7:28pm