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 13 minutes ago

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 15 minutes ago

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 35 minutes ago

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

Hey Steph, Stop Being Mean To Chris

Seeing Stephen Curry drop defenders isn't exactly new, but Chris Paul is one of (if not the) best point guard defenders in the league! This does not happen to him very often. » 3/31/15 11:44pm Yesterday 11:44pm

Drew Miller Takes The Sharp End Of A Skate To His Face (GRAPHIC)

Skates aren't supposed to go six feet high, but sometimes when you're being undercut to the ground shit happens. After getting hit in the face by Ottawa forward Mark Stone's skate, Drew Miller immediately got up and skated to the bench, motioning frantically. Luckily, somehow, though Miller suffered deep… » 3/31/15 11:33pm Yesterday 11:33pm

Vincent Kompany Took An Extremely Audacious Shot Today

I could be convinced that this is the greatest shot attempt in the history of soccer. Once Vincent Kompany continued to juggle the ball forward, he had to attempt this, right? You can't juggle the ball forward 15 yards and not attempt this shot. You can't juggle the ball forward 15 yards and then let it hit the… » 3/31/15 10:07pm Yesterday 10:07pm

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