Why Do People Hit Their Kids?

There's an old episode of What's Happening!! where Roger fucks up, and his mom decides to beat his ass (this is actually the plot of every episode of What's Happening!!). So his mom asks Rerun for his belt, only Rerun is 300-plus pounds, so when he takes out his belt, it's like eight feet long. And Roger's mom… » 9/16/14 11:11am 35 minutes ago

Jim Harbaugh: "We're Not Going To Flinch" And Bench Ray McDonald

The 49ers are in a thorny situation with starting DE Ray McDonald, who has played the first two games despite an ongoing investigation into accusations he assaulted his pregnant fiancée. But McDonald has not been charged, and to Jim Harbaugh, that's enough. "We're not going to flinch based on public speculation," the… » 9/16/14 11:11am 36 minutes ago

Serbian Basketball Fans Go Buck Wild Over FIBA Silver Medal

There's a decent chance that you didn't even know that the United States defeated Serbia in the gold-medal game of the 2014 FIBA World Cup on Sunday, because not many people give much of a shit about the FIBA World Cup. You know who does give a shit about it, though? Serbians. They give a lot of a shit about it. » 9/16/14 10:59am 48 minutes ago

Even Bank Robbers Decide What Tie To Wear: The Essence Of Elmore Leonard

Hard to imagine having a cooler job than the one Gregg Sutter had for more than 30 years, when he served as the late Elmore Leonard's researcher. Sutter is the editor of the Library of America's Elmore Leonard anthology, which will be released in three volumes, the first of which was published a few weeks ago (volume… » 9/16/14 10:35am Today 10:35am

Radisson Hotels Suspends Vikings Sponsorship

If we learned anything from the NBA's Donald Sterling saga, it was that public outrage alone is not enough to force sports leagues to act. It only became clear that the NBA would take a serious stand with Sterling when sponsors began fleeing the Clippers in droves. » 9/15/14 10:19pm Yesterday 10:19pm

Jacob DeGrom Ks Eight To Open Game, Tying Modern-Era Record

It hasn't been a great season for the Mets, who will miss the playoffs for the eighth consecutive season, but one of the bright spots has been pitcher/ Rookie of the Year candidate Jacob deGrom. His campaign got a serious boost tonight, when deGrom struck out the first eight batters he faced before giving up a single… » 9/15/14 9:32pm Yesterday 9:32pm

Adrian Peterson Accused Of Beating Another Son, Leaving Facial Scar

Adrian Peterson has already been indicted on charges he beat one of his children, and a new report from KHOU alleges that he beat another. KHOU reports the mother of a different four-year-old son of Peterson's filed a report with Child Protective Services because of a beating the Vikings running back gave the child. » 9/15/14 7:39pm Yesterday 7:39pm

Hey, You: Help Prove That Average Fans Are The Best Scouts In Baseball

Whether or not you know it, if you're a baseball fan, you probably appreciate or enjoy the game a little bit more because of Tom Tango. The pseudonymous saberist, currently a consultant for the Chicago Cubs, has had a hand—often the most important one—in developing many of the most interesting and useful statistical… » 9/15/14 5:44pm Yesterday 5:44pm