Jet Li, Ass-Kicking Jerk: The Amazing Absurdity Of Fearless

There are early scenes in the 2006 martial-arts epic Fearless that require Jet Li to play an asshole. These are some pretty funny scenes. Assholism isn't, generally speaking, his thing—pained nobility is his thing. He is a legitimately world-renown ass-kicker, of course: Before he made a single movie, he was a… » 10/23/14 12:03pm 28 minutes ago

The Fight: Patterson Vs. Liston

Originally published in the February 1963 issue of Nugget, "The Fight: Patterson vs. Liston" also appears in At the Fights: American Writers on Boxing, edited by George Kimball and John Schulian and published in hardcover, paperback, and as an e-book by The Library of America. You can also find it in the recent… » 10/23/14 10:10am Today 10:10am

Eric Bledsoe Shook Some Poor Scrub Right Off The Damn Court

Preseason basketball isn't really worth much of anyone's time, but there is value in the fact that it allows the game's best players ample opportunity to humiliate end-of-the-bench scrubs in live game action. That's how we ended up with Suns point guard Eric Bledsoe shaking Clippers benchwarmer Jared Cunningham from… » 10/23/14 9:41am Today 9:41am

Comcast Decides World Series Is PERFECT Time For Emergency Alert

Apparently Omar Infante hit a two-run home run in the 6th inning, which was followed by Salvador Perez and Hunter Strickland shouting at each other and the benches emptying. I say apparently because I—like all other Comcast customers in the DC area—was instead shown an emergency alert test during this pivotal World… » 10/22/14 10:54pm Yesterday 10:54pm

Here's How "O Canada" Sounded Tonight In Edmonton

Tonight's Capitals-Oilers game in Edmonton is the only NHL competition in Canada after the postponement of the Leafs-Senators game. We brought you how the U.S. performed "O Canada" earlier (viewable below); here's Samantha King's rendition at Rexall Place. » 10/22/14 10:02pm Yesterday 10:02pm

Everton Fans Attacked By Up To 100 Hooligans in Lille

Everton fans enjoying an away day in Lille, France were attacked with metal chairs by a swarm of goons, according to the Liverpool ECHO. Everton plays Lille in a Europa League match Thursday night, and with Lille only a five-hour train ride from Merseyside, somewhere around 10,000 fans made the trip to France. » 10/22/14 9:45pm Yesterday 9:45pm

Penguins Perform "O Canada" Prior To Game Against The Flyers

U.S.-based NHL teams generally eschew singing "O Canada" before the opening face off against a fellow American squad, but in light of today's events in Ottawa the Penguins added Canada's national anthem to Jeff Jimerson's program. (They provided Pittsburghers the lyrics to sing along.) » 10/22/14 8:21pm Yesterday 8:21pm

Kyle Flanagan Crushed On Open Ice Hit In The Swedish Hockey League

This huge hit comes to us from the Svenska hockeyligan, also known as the Swedish Hockey League. The guy doing the trucking is Jesper Jensen, a Danish forward who plays for Färjestad BK, and the guy getting trucked is Kyle Flanagan, an American and onetime Flyers signee who plays for Modo. » 10/22/14 7:38pm Yesterday 7:38pm

Drake Protégé Gets Duffed In The Club On A Tuesday (On A Tuesday)

ILoveMakonnen is an R&B singer who has a Twitter handle for a name. You know him from a track he recently released with Drake, the one about hanging out in the club on a Tuesday. In an exceptionally hilarious turn of events, ILoveMakonnen got attacked while performing in a New York City club. And guess what? It… » 10/22/14 6:02pm Yesterday 6:02pm