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Rappers On Auto-Balancing Skateboards: A Complete Guide

Here in 2015, most of us are still stuck using our stupid, feeble legs for everyday transportation, but perhaps you’ve noticed the latest rapper trend: auto-balancing skateboards that look like smaller, cooler Segways. Everyone from Wiz Khalifa to Nicki Minaj to Soulja Boy is flaunting these things on Instagram… » 7/30/15 4:52pm 9 minutes ago

Mets Blow Game, Mets Grounds Crew Blows Rain Delay

Rain forced a 45-minute delay in Queens today as the Mets were an out away from finishing up a win over San Diego. That delay was lifted just long enough for Jeurys Familia to give up the lead thanks to a three-run Justin Upton homer—which forced a bottom of the ninth. Well, that bottom of the ninth will be awhile in… » 7/30/15 3:58pm Today 3:58pm

Padres Manager Pulled His Players To Screw With Everyone

With the MLB trade deadline tomorrow, fans are now on Early Exit Watch. Any player who leaves a game early will be considered to be involved in a trade, until proven otherwise. (Yesterday, the opposite happened.) When Justin Upton and Matt Kemp prematurely left Wednesday’s Padres game, the buzz started, but interim… » 7/30/15 3:25pm Today 3:25pm

The New Mission: Impossible Is Almost Better Than The New Mad Max

1. I think if the Mission: Impossible franchise starred anyone other than Tom Cruise, we’d regard all these movies as classics. All five have been excellent in their own ways, but unlike any other franchise I can think of, each sequel is better than its predecessor. Each has a different director, and different… » 7/30/15 2:11pm Today 2:11pm

Awesome Old Dude Andre Miller Should Play In The NBA Forever

As you may have heard, cagey-ass old man Andre Miller has signed with the Minnesota Timberwolves for the 2015-16 NBA season. The Wolves have oft-injured, offensively challenged Ricky Rubio at the point, and down the roster they’ve got scrawny rookie Tyus Jones, and right there between the two of them is a need for a… » 7/30/15 1:58pm Today 1:58pm

Today's Best Deals: Cheap Espresso, $19 Watch, Smart Thermostat, More

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. » 7/30/15 1:15pm Today 1:15pm

Report: The Mets Backed Out Of The Carlos Gomez Trade Because Of Money

After everyone finally got clear of the #LOLMets Twitter storm that whipped up around last night’s botched trade between the Mets and Brewers, we were given what seemed like a reasonable explanation for why the deal fell apart: the Mets were worried about Carlos Gomez’s bum hip. But a new report claims the Mets may… » 7/30/15 12:32pm Today 12:32pm

Soccer Player Suffers Serious Spinal Injury After Landing On Neck

Congolese striker Rudy Ndey took a horrible tumble over the goalkeeper in an African Confederation Cup match earlier this week, landing on his head and twisting his neck at a really dangerous angle. The fall caused serious spinal injuries, but reports are that his condition is stabilizing.
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Tom Brady's Lawsuit Will Be Heard In New York, Like The NFL Wanted

Yesterday, the NFLPA filed its suit on behalf of Tom Brady, claiming the NFL contravened and exceeded its own CBA-granted disciplinary powers in suspending him four games for Ballghazi. The suit was, as expected, filed in Minnesota, where the union has won a series of favorable judgments. It was so expected that the… » 7/30/15 11:05am Today 11:05am

The Simplest Espresso Maker is Down to an Unheard of $63 Today

Hands down, Nespresso is the easiest way to make decent espresso at home, and their Inissia model is on sale at Williams-Sonoma for an absolutely bonkers $63, if you hurry.http://gear.kinja.com/buying-guide-n... » 7/30/15 9:35am Today 9:35am

How The Botched Mets Trade Went Down

So: who screwed up? Who was responsible for Wilmer Flores’s tears, and for the Brewers’ goodbye messages to Carlos Gomez, and for the Mets becoming a punchline yet again? And who’s to thank for the most entertaining sports Twitter night since DeAndre Jordan?http://deadspin.com/wilmer-flores-... » 7/30/15 9:30am Today 9:30am