Kurdish Racing Team Says It Has To Stop Running Because Of ISIS

A Kurdish-backed racing team who barely missed out on the podium at this year's 24 Hours of Dubai is having to call it quits for now due to the instability in the Middle East. Economic activity in Kurdistan has come to a halt due to threats from ISIS, and thus, the team's financial support has dried up. » 3/04/15 3:20pm 4 minutes ago

J.J. Watt Is A Goddamn Lying Clownfraud

"It's really minimalistic," he said. "There's no frills ... It's just an empty space and a log cabin and snow." You pictured a hovel on the taiga. A lean-to. Wind whistling between the rough-hewn and bark-clad logs. J.J. Watt waking, abundantly and ruggedly bearded, staggering outside in the predawn gloaming with… » 3/04/15 2:45pm 40 minutes ago

How To Get Your Ass Back In Shape, And Keep It There

Now that the New Year's Resolutions crowd has cleared out of the gym, it's time to get down to business. The goal is not to become CrossFit truthers or pot-smoking ultramarathoners, but to simply avoid racking up massive medical bills due to poor health as we continue our slow, inevitable march to death. And… » 3/04/15 2:04pm Today 2:04pm

10 Famous Scientists Who Held Surprising Supernatural Beliefs

While we typically hold up scientists, especially those who have made important discoveries, as paragons of rationality, numerous scientists have had fascinations with cryptids, psychic phenomena, and other aspects of the occult. And what some of these particular people believed may surprise you. » 3/04/15 1:32pm Today 1:32pm

Joffrey Lupul Is Now Threatening To Fight People On Instagram

Leafs winger Joffrey Lupul seems to be taking this "threaten to sue anyone who has ever implied that he slept with Dion Phaneuf's wife" strategy very seriously. After obtaining legal representation with Phaneuf and Phaneuf's wife, actress Elisha Cuthbert, and threatening to sue TSN for accidentally airing a joke tweet… » 3/04/15 1:16pm Today 1:16pm

Erik Spoelstra's Karaoke Strategy: Just Smile And Dance A Lot 

Former Heat swingman Shane Battier hosted his annual charity karaoke event last night, which means it's time for us to once again laugh at members of the Heat organization trying and mostly failing to sing pop songs. So far, the best performance to surface from the evening is Erik Spoelstra, joined by his… » 3/04/15 11:37am Today 11:37am

Reports: LeSean McCoy "Not Happy" About Going To Buffalo

A truly shocking, star-for-star trade happens so rarely in the NFL. (Today is the 11th anniversary of Champ Bailey heading west for Clinton Portis!) The Bills swapping talented young LB Kiko Alonso for Eagles star RB LeSean McCoy absolutely qualifies. But as we're learning today, it wasn't so clean as all of that. » 3/04/15 11:22am Today 11:22am

Deadcast: Is Ernie Banks’ Body Being Hidden In Washington, D.C.?

Since Chicago Cubs legend Ernie Banks died over a month ago, his surviving family members have been engaged in a blood feud with Banks's former mistress over both Banks's remaining assets (rumored to be valued at a mere $16,000) and his remains, the location of which are at present unknown. Even though some of… » 3/04/15 11:08am Today 11:08am

The Vikings Will Try To Woo Back Adrian Peterson Today

A Vikings contingent will fly to Texas today in an attempt to smooth things over with Adrian Peterson, and if all goes well, perhaps to convince the start running back to play for Minnesota this year. It'll be a tough sell. » 3/04/15 9:18am Today 9:18am

No Love Lost Between Josh Smith And Hawks Fans

Josh Smith is an Atlanta-area native who played for the Hawks for nine seasons, but Hawks fans seem as overjoyed to be rid of Smith as Smith is to be rid of them. This wasn't always the case: in his first return to Philips Arena last season as a member of the Detroit Pistons, he received "'some cheering, a little… » 3/04/15 12:49am Today 12:49am

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