Soccer Player Shoved Into Concrete Wall, Suffers Serious Head Injury

According to reports, Emanuel Ortega of Argentine club San Martín is currently hospitalized with a severe head injury stemming from the mid-match event you see above. While he and a Juventud Unida player chased after a ball heading out of bounds, the Juventud player gave him a push, causing him to lose his balance and… » 5/05/15 1:43pm A minute ago

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Here are the best of today’s deals. Get every great deal every day on Kinja Deals, follow us on Facebook and Twitter to never miss a deal, join us on Kinja Gear to read about great products, and on Kinja Co-Op to help us find the best. » 5/05/15 1:15pm 30 minutes ago

I Got Skimmed in Mexico

When I got back from vacation in Mexico, my bank sent me an alarming email with the subject “Declined Purchases,” which struck me as weird because I didn’t get declined the whole trip. The bank listed the locations—a perfume store and an Autozone in a town I didn’t visit—and I yelled: “I’ve been skimmed!” » 5/05/15 1:02pm 43 minutes ago

Diego Maradona Sends Shots At Sepp Blatter

It appears that Diego Maradona’s recent eye lift has opened his vision to the mountainous corruption that has surrounded every FIFA decision in Sepp Blatter’s tenure. Fed up, today he gave an interview stumping for a rival FIFA presidential candidate, and boy does he lather on the burnsauce thick and heavy. » 5/05/15 12:20pm Today 12:20pm

The Rockets And Clippers Tried To Murder The Playoffs 

If you were to take just a cursory glance at the box score from Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals, you might think that a decent game was played. “This was a pretty high scoring game, that’s neat!” or, “Blake Griffin had a triple-double, that’s also neat!” or, “The score was close late into the fourth… » 5/05/15 11:46am Today 11:46am

Sounds On My Newborn Son’s Sleep-Therapy Machine, Ranked

My wife recently gave birth to a healthy baby boy that we named Ellis. He is a prodigious eater and likes a warm bath. (We have experimented both with a white foam tub and a mesh blue one that resembles a patio chair. I prefer the latter on all counts with the exception of its aquatic-themed design, which is insulting… » 5/05/15 11:28am Today 11:28am

The Seahawks Didn't Care Whether Frank Clark Punched A Woman

The Seattle Seahawks went on the defensive when they drafted former Michigan defensive end Frank Clark, who was kicked off his college team after being arrested on charges of domestic violence last November. Facing criticism of the second-round selection, team executives claimed that they had conducted a thorough… » 5/05/15 10:24am Today 10:24am

Give Your Old Mattress New Life With Discounted Memory Foam Toppers

If you’re not totally thrilled with your mattress, but not fed up enough to spend hundreds or even thousands of dollars on a new one, a good memory foam topper might be just what you need to give it a few more years of useful life. » 5/05/15 9:45am Today 9:45am

Manny Pacquiao Could Face Legal Trouble For Hiding His Shoulder Injury

Manny Pacquiao’s shoulder apparently is as bad as advertised—he’ll undergo surgery to fix a torn rotator cuff and could be out a full year. But his bigger problem might be that the injury wasn’t advertised, first being disclosed to the Nevada State Athletic Commission only two-and-a-half hours before the fight. » 5/05/15 9:18am Today 9:18am

Read The Rejected Submissions For North Dakota's New Nickname

The University of North Dakota, until recently known as the Fighting Sioux, is searching for a new nickname for its athletic teams. Back in 2005 the NCAA banned teams with Native American mascots from using their names and logos in postseason play, as well as banning them from hosting postseason games. Yes, the NCAA… » 5/04/15 10:20pm Yesterday 10:20pm

German TV Program Shows Qatar Slave Conditions, More FIFA Corruption 

FIFA is horrible and untold numbers of people will needlessly die so Qatar can have its soccer stadiums for the World Cup. You know that already, but sadly there’s always more corruption and exploitation to expose when it comes to FIFA. » 5/04/15 8:46pm Yesterday 8:46pm

I Went to a Simulated Teen Drinking Party and It Freaked Me the Fuck Out

I’m far from the target audience for the simulated teen drinking party I attended last weekend—that audience being freaked-out parents who want to see what really goes on at the hormone-fueled ragers their children are just starting to attend—but let me start by saying that the whole thing was very effective. I was… » 5/04/15 8:00pm Yesterday 8:00pm

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