Jack White Continues Unhappy MLB Tour With Batting Practice Photo

We saw a grumpy-looking Jack White at a Cubs game Tuesday, but he's apparently not done looking unhappy in baseball contexts just yet. Here he is, looking unkempt and generally uncomfortable as he takes BP at Comerica Park. You wish you could brood like that. » 7/25/14 6:10pm Yesterday 6:10pm

I Do Not Believe Women Provoke Violence, Says Stephen A. Smith, Who Has…

Earlier today, ESPN's Stephen A. Smith went on television and suggested that women should make sure not to provoke men into beating them. This was not well-received, so he took to Twitter and basically repeated what he'd initially said. This went poorly. So, he tried to issue something resembling an apology—in just… » 7/25/14 5:04pm Yesterday 5:04pm

We Asked A NASCAR Rising Star How He'd Prefer His Dick Slammed In A Door

Young Kyle Larson is one of the best dirt oval racers in the country (if not the world) and stands as one of the fastest rising stars in NASCAR's top cup series. We asked him what is assuredly the most awkward question he's ever had to face in an interview. » 7/25/14 5:01pm Yesterday 5:01pm

U.S. Rep Mistakes American Officials For Foreigners; Awkwardness Reigns

The Cable at Foreign Policy has documented the collapse of the American government. In a congressional hearing on Thursday, Rep. Curt Clawson of the 19th District of Florida, mistook two senior American officials, Nisha Biswal and Arun Kumar, for representatives from the Indian government, and repeatedly referred to… » 7/25/14 4:05pm Yesterday 4:05pm

How First Take Poisoned ESPN

This is exactly what First Take was designed to do. That's not hyperbole. First Take's reason for existence is to reduce every subject, from the incredibly complex to the totally uncontroversial, down to a binary issue that can be debated. Is Tim Tebow a good quarterback? Is LeBron clutch? Should Ray Rice have knocked… » 7/25/14 3:08pm Yesterday 3:08pm

ESPN Spent The Past 24 Hours Carrying Water For The NFL Over Ray Rice

On occasion, the invisible hand of the NFL taps ESPN on the shoulder and reminds the Worldwide Leader who really runs the show. We saw it with Playmakers. We saw it with the Frontline concussion documentary. More often than not, though, what you see is something like the video above, taken from the past day of… » 7/25/14 1:55pm Yesterday 1:55pm

How First Take Poisoned ESPN

This is exactly what First Take was designed to do. That's not hyperbole. First Take's reason for existence is to reduce every subject, from the incredibly complex to the totally uncontroversial, down to a binary issue that can be debated. Is Tim Tebow a good quarterback? Is LeBron clutch? Should Ray Rice have knocked… » 7/25/14 3:08pm Yesterday 3:08pm