Pedro Martinez Kills Ned Yost On TBS Postgame Show

The Royals beat the A's in the AL wild card play-in game despite, not because, of manager Ned Yost. This didn't escape TBS analyst Pedro Martinez, who absolutely lambasted Yost's decision to relieve James Shields with fellow Dominican Yordano Ventura two days after Ventura threw 73 pitches. Martinez even gave Ventura… » 10/01/14 1:40am 50 minutes ago

Royals Defeat A's, Ned Yost In Epic Play-In Game

Sacrifice bunts are rarely the correct call in baseball, so of course Ned Yost's Kansas City Royals laid down four of them in Tuesday night's wild card play-in game against the Oakland A's. Despite Jon Lester displaying uncharacteristic shakiness and the Royals' offense performing uncharacteristically well, Yost… » 10/01/14 1:23am Today 1:23am

Michigan Students Rally Against AD Dave Brandon's Incompetence

College students are lazy, apathetic creatures who only get excited by free pizza, which makes the fact that hundreds of University of Michigan students protested athletic director Dave Brandon's continued employment by the school all the more amazing. A "Fire Dave Brandon" rally was held tonight on the campus Diag,… » 9/30/14 11:46pm Yesterday 11:46pm

Pervy TBS Cameraman Ogles Women In Crowd

Baseball has a lot of quick stoppages of play, like this 20 second pause during tonight's American League wild card play-in game. If you're watching on TV, that's when you grab a quick bite or glance at Twitter. If you're this TBS cameraman, however, it's your chance to ogle attractive women in the stadium. Three… » 9/30/14 8:59pm Yesterday 8:59pm

Finally, An Imperial Stout For The Common People

A couple weeks ago, when we were talking about seasonal beers and all the attendant backlashes and forelashes that come with their increasing popularity, commenter Hamilton Porter made the excellent point that some of the exaggerated hand-wringing stems from the odious cultural trend of "basic-shaming." » 9/30/14 4:23pm Yesterday 4:23pm

Jamie Oliver: Comfort Food Is OK, Now That He Wrote A Book About It

TV host, cookbook author, and brilliant world-renowned chef Jamie Oliver went on The Colbert Report yesterday to sell some copies of his new book, Comfort Food, a guide to preparing the sorts of foods that professional nutrition-scold Jamie Oliver will crash through your kitchen wall to jump-kick off your fork should… » 9/30/14 4:08pm Yesterday 4:08pm

Chart: Which MLB Fans Suck At Supporting Winning Teams?

This graph, from Harley Ellenberger, charts MLB home attendance and winning percentage throughout the season. As expected, the Red Sox, Cubs, and Yankees had solid attendance despite missing the playoffs, and no one went to see the Astros or Rays. But what's most amusing is that despite making their first playoff… » 9/30/14 3:43pm Yesterday 3:43pm

ESPN's Andrew Brandt Really Needs A New Twitter Joke

A thing that happens quite often on Twitter is that people will tweet out pictures of strange foods, usually because those foods are grotesque in size or construction, and thus there is a need to gawk at them. This is a communal exercise, involving various Twitter users retweeting pictures of the food and adding… » 9/30/14 3:37pm Yesterday 3:37pm

The Guys Who Helped Make The Marathon World Record Happen

Kenyan farmer-turned-world-record-holder Dennis Kimetto crossed the Berlin Marathon finish line alone, in an astounding 2 hours 2 minutes and 57 seconds. But in this instance, as in others that press hard against the limits of endurance, it was a team effort, with a cadre of sherpas doing the heavy lifting to put one… » 9/30/14 3:20pm Yesterday 3:20pm