The Latest Run The Jewels Video Takes On Police Brutality

Every music video off Run The Jewels 2 has been so good and different. The new film for the Zack de la Rocha collab "Close Your Eyes (And Count to Fuck)" doesn't deviate from that assessment, but it's heavy and a hell of a lot more real than the rest. It makes sense, considering the video deals directly with the very… » 3/26/15 3:03pm 48 minutes ago

Timofey Mozgov's Local Commercial Is An All-Time Great

We are unabashed fans of awkward local commercials starring athletes, and this new piece of work starring Timofey Mozgov in a backwards jersey is an instant classic. Give the inspired wardrobe choice the respect it deserves, but don't let it distract you from those pained glances away from the camera. » 3/26/15 1:51pm Today 1:51pm

All The Game Of Thrones Fan Theories You Absolutely Need To Know

If there's two things fans of the A Song of Ice and Fire book series can agree on, it's that 1) author George R.R. Martin is weaving an incredibly dense tale where far more happens (and has happened) than what's just on the page, and 2) that no character is safe from GRRM's murderous pen. » 3/26/15 1:46pm Today 1:46pm

1931 Op-Ed Eviscerates "Hypocrisy ... Utter Cowardice" Of College Sports

It's heartening to realize that the general sentiment toward the scam that is collegiate amateurism seems to have come around to the Death To The NCAA worldview. What's gone unappreciated, though, is just how long the fight to expose the fraudulent governance of amateur sports has been going on. The concept of… » 3/26/15 1:16pm Today 1:16pm

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Mother of Slain High Schooler Blames Basketball

Last year, a Dallas high school student was murdered by another high school student who happened to live with him. They weren't related and the only reason they shared an abode was that they were both talented basketball players. The murdered child's mother has now filed a lawsuit against the Dallas Independent School… » 3/26/15 12:40pm Today 12:40pm

Closed Captioning Error Blesses Nik Stauskas With Fantastic Nickname

Something wonderful happened during Tuesday night's game between the 76ers and Kings. Sacramento rookie shooting guard Nik Stauskas hit a pull-up three, and the closed captioning translated the play-by-play call of "Stauskas, hitting the three" into "Sauce Castillo hit the three." Sauce Castillo! » 3/26/15 12:32pm Today 12:32pm

Chicago Sports Radio Guys Take To Twitter To Discuss Reporter's Breasts

Matt Spiegel and Dan Bernstein work for 670 The Score in Chicago. Spiegel has a radio show; Bernstein has a column, a radio show, and hot takes on Derrick Rose. Wednesday night, the two took to Twitter to discuss CSN Chicago reporter Aiyana Cristal. The conversation started with Spiegel expressing perfectly fair… » 3/26/15 11:59am Today 11:59am

Alex Rodriguez Talking Baseball Is Great

Ken Rosenthal has a story on Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius wowing his new teammates with his defensive prowess, which is especially impressive considering they've had a pylon at short for the last two decades. But the real gold comes from Alex Rodriguez, who gives his impressions of Gregorius in pure scouting… » 3/26/15 11:15am Today 11:15am

Hey, Look, It's Jay Mariotti Posing For Some Glamour Shots

It's been a while since we've heard from Jay Mariotti, an unspeakably bad writer and stain of a human being who once pleaded no contest to misdemeanor stalking and assault charges after getting into a physical altercation with his then-girlfriend. We weren't and aren't quite sure what he's been up to, but a reader… » 3/26/15 10:52am Today 10:52am

Wisconsin's Nigel Hayes Caught By Hot Mic, Nearly Dies Of Embarrassment

Nigel Hayes has already endeared himself to the world through his adorable obsession with the NCAA tournament stenographer. Now well-versed in the ways of stenography, Hayes spent part of yesterday's press conference learning a valuable lesson about hot mics. » 3/26/15 10:06am Today 10:06am

Bill Belichick Is Pissed The NFL Won't Adopt His Great Idea

This seems as uncontroversial as it comes: everyone, from fans to bookmakers to players and coaches and officials alike, just wants the NFL to get calls right. So why is there so much resistance to Bill Belichick's long-fought attempts to have cameras permanently installed on every field's boundary lines? The owners… » 3/26/15 9:38am Today 9:38am

Is Being A Cheap Ass Slowly Killing Your Soul?

Not having cable seems like a great idea…except for all those times when you wish you had cable. Like during football season. And season premieres. And season finales. And the State of the Union. And Tuesdays.The hidden costs of not having cable can be sneaky at first. You head down to the bar to catch the game and… » 3/26/15 12:00pm Today 12:00pm

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