Wireless Meat Thermometer, a Brain for Your Home, Vitamix [Deals]

If you have a habit of over or under-cooking your meat, this Ivation wireless dual probe thermometer will alert your from up to 300 feet away when your meal has reached the optimal temperature. It has a fantastic review average, and is Amazon's #1 selling grilling & BBQ utensil. [Ivation Long Range Wireless Digital… » 10/01/14 1:15pm 37 minutes ago

Aaron Hernandez's Lawyers Want His Trial Moved From "Biased" Boston Area

Aaron Hernandez appeared in a Bristol County court yesterday, as his lawyers filed a motion requesting that one of his murder trials be moved "outside the boundaries of the Boston media market." Their reasoning includes a poll finding that most people in Bristol County already think he's guilty. » 10/01/14 1:14pm 38 minutes ago

Lady Soccer Ref Gets Smoked In The Face By Rocketing Ball

Of all the dangers native to lower league soccer—terrible pitches, zero security, studs-up challenges, etc.—referees taking concussive shots to the head isn't really the the first to come to mind. Thanks to this Argentine fifth-division ref's header, we now have a more accurate list. » 10/01/14 12:25pm Today 12:25pm

Steve Smith Tells Panthers To Go Home, Mow His Lawn For Him

Ever since Steve Smith dropped 139 yards and two touchdowns on the Carolina Panthers in a Week 4 grudge match against his old team, we've been waiting for a clip of him talking shit on the sideline or in the locker room to appear, because that's what Steve Smith does, and he's great at it. Thanks to last night's… » 10/01/14 11:46am Today 11:46am

The Pirates Were One Of The Unluckiest (And Best) Teams In Baseball

Pittsburgh hosts its second straight National League play-in game tonight. The Pirates will host the Giants, with both teams finishing the regular season at at 88-74—which doesn't mean they were necessarily equal this year. While the one-game format renders a lot of season-long trends obsolete, the Pirates spent this… » 10/01/14 11:30am Today 11:30am

How Hulk Became The World's Most Underappreciated Superstar

If there's one good thing about the handful of great players plying their trade in Russia—and it would be the only good thing, mind you—it's that their home Champions League ties often start a few hours before the rest. That timeslot gives their abilities at least a modicum of the attention they deserve yet so often… » 10/01/14 10:06am Today 10:06am

Pain And Violence As A Way Of Life: Muhammad Ali-George Chuvalo II

Leonard Gardner is the author of one of the finest sports novels ever written, Fat City, a masterpiece of the terse style that is, in the words of Denis Johnson, "so precisely written and giving such value to its words that I felt I could almost read it with my fingers, like Braille." Gardner also wrote the… » 10/01/14 9:50am Today 9:50am

Ned Yost On His Bullpen Moves: "It Just Didn't Work Out"

Baseball games are at their most dramatic and chaotic when a team struggles to a win despite the best efforts of their manager. In recent years, Tony La Russa was a master of this; Ron Washington too. Usually, a fan base suffers in relative obscurity until it happens on a national stage. But if last night was the… » 10/01/14 9:15am Today 9:15am