2015 Payrolls And Salaries For Every MLB Team

Baseball is healthy and profitable and growing, and in 2015, the average major leaguer will make about $4.25 million—having nearly doubled in the past decade— according to analysis conducted by the Associated Press. » 4/01/15 2:37pm 11 minutes ago

Hold On, Jim Caldwell Went For The Most 4th Downs Last Year?

Dumber-er And Awesomer: Furious 7, Reviewed

1. Furious 7 has a scene I have been waiting a long, long time to see in a movie, and it happens twice. Two cars facing each other from opposite sides of the street. Two men, nostrils flaring, glowering, revving their engines, respective erect penises in hand. They shift into gear. They floor it. They speed directly… » 4/01/15 2:00pm 47 minutes ago

When Harry Caray Was A Rebel With A Microphone

This piece was originally published in the October, 1968 issue of Sports Illustrated. It is reprinted here with permission from Cope's family. » 4/01/15 1:17pm Today 1:17pm

Today's Best Deals: Great Looking Headphones, Free Gas, and a Lot More

My promise to you: Kinja Deals will be an April Fools safe zone today. I hate this holiday. » 4/01/15 1:15pm Today 1:15pm

Sage Steele Should Be In Jail

I'm gonna preface this by saying that I love Sage Steele. She's black and cool and smart and elegant. These are all good things, things everyone should strive to be. But. » 4/01/15 12:55pm Today 12:55pm

Paiute Tribal Leader Faces Impeachment For Taking Redskins Gifts

Here's Facebook's 2015 MLB Fandom Map

It's that time of year again: time to nod our heads at the fact that baseball fandom is largely geographic, unless you're a goddamned Yankees fan. » 4/01/15 12:22pm Today 12:22pm

Here's a neat story involving a struggling pitcher, the Pittsburgh Pirates, and comedian Chelsea Peretti. [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette] » 4/01/15 12:12pm Today 12:12pm

NBA Court Factors: How Assists Aren't As Unbiased As You Think

There will never be any question over what it means to have scored 25 points, or recorded a number of rebounds, blocks, or steals. Sure, if we've learned anything in the age of analytics it's that raw stats can be misleading—they fail to account for pace or efficiency—but at least they are facts. Russell Westbrook's… » 4/01/15 11:30am Today 11:30am

The Lame Clippers Crowd Made Blake Griffin All Sad

Last night's game between the Warriors and Clippers, a nationally televised contest between two powerful conference rivals, was one of those games that's supposed to come with a "playoff atmosphere," featuring the home fans going nuts and chanting mean things at the visitors and causing all kinds of ruckus. The crowd… » 4/01/15 11:13am Today 11:13am

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​Yeah, Dustin Byfuglien's Going To Be Suspended For This

Terrible Pizza Joint To Deny Gay Indiana Residents Terrible Pizza  

You may have heard recently about Indiana's new "religious freedom" law that allows businesspeople to refuse service toward gay folks. Well, as reported by ABC57 news, the good people at Memories Pizza are taking full advantage of that new law, proudly declaring that gays are not encouraged to eat their terrible,… » 4/01/15 10:09am Today 10:09am

Yes, Flying Parents To The Final Four Is Paying Players

Back in January, less than a week before the college football championship game, the NCAA announced that parents of players who made this year's College Football Playoff or Final Four were eligible to receive $3,000 in travel expenses. Now, a number of ADs are pushing to make the program permanent. We'd like to remind… » 4/01/15 9:43am Today 9:43am

Does WAR Undervalue Injured Superstars? 

In an article last month, "Ain't Gonna Study WAR No More" (subscription required), Bill James points out a flaw in WAR (Wins Above Replacement), when used as a one-dimensional measure of player value. » 4/01/15 9:06am Today 9:06am

Whoa, New ESPN.com

Go look! After six months of beta testing, ESPN.com officially unveiled its redesign. Considering it's the second most viewed sports website in the country, we're all going to need to get used to it. » 4/01/15 8:47am Today 8:47am

Your 2015 April Fool's Day Prank Spoiler

‘Bout that time again, eh chaps? That’s right-o, it’s April Fool’s Day Again. But you’ve got stuff to do. You don’t have time for any funny business. So we’re here to collect all the best (or worst) gags in one place so you can get it out of your system and on with your life.
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Rex Chapman To Call Kentucky Game; Prosecutors Decline Theft Charges

The last time you saw Rex Chapman probably was in this surveillance camera footage from September, showing the former NBA shooting guard taking things off the shelves of a Scottsdale (Ariz.) Apple store. Police said Chapman never paid for those items; instead they said he sold the more than $14,000 in stolen… » 4/01/15 2:07am Today 2:07am

Step Up Your Sock Game with Endless Designs from Happy Socks (30% Off)

Basic essentials like socks are typically an afterthought. But with limitless color combinations and the mindset that there's a pair of socks and underwear for every occasion and style, Happy Socks brings these everyday essentials to the forefront. And right now you can get 30% off with promo code HappyGawker. » 3/31/15 3:04pm Yesterday 3:04pm

Get 20% Off MeUndies, The Most Comfortable Underwear + Free Shipping

On average, men keep the same pair of underwear for seven years. That's a long time, but not exactly surprising when you consider how easy it is to continually put off underwear shopping. Enter MeUndies - they deliver premium underwear straight to your door. Get 20% off your first order with MeUndies, the… » 3/27/15 12:38pm Friday 12:38pm

Dollar Shave Club Delivers You Fresh Razors for a Few Bucks a Month

It's no secret that shaving with a fresh razor blade feels great. But razor prices are so high people try to make their blades last for weeks at a time. Doing so causes cuts, skin irritation, and generally painful shaves. But with Dollar Shave Club you can always get a smooth shave with a fresh razor because they… » 3/10/15 3:06pm 3/10/15 3:06pm