How To Get Paid To Drop Out Of Races: A Professional Pacer Tells All

David Rudisha covered two laps of Icahn Stadium under his own flowing power. And Mo Farah, he sliced through the eight laps of the indoor mile with his own knife-sharp legs. Galen Rupp crushed the 1500, Silas Kiplagat, Nick Willis, they all propelled themselves very quickly around an oval. But they all had help in the… » 7/24/14 1:19pm 47 minutes ago

Naked Burger Thieves On The Lam In Florida Beach Town

Listen. Sometimes it's 3:06 in the morning, you and a couple of your buddies are wandering around a beach town in various states of undress, and suddenly you have need of 60 hamburgers, three pounds of bacon, three red peppers, and, uh, a paddleboard. Immediately! And the grocery stores are closed! What is a… » 7/24/14 12:55pm Today 12:55pm

Deals: Team-Branded Bluetooth Speaker, Home Theater Upgrades

This portable Bluetooth speaker ships with a free Skinit credit to decorate it with the your favorite team, school, painting, pattern, superhero, and more. Oh, and it has great reviews. [Acoustic Research Portable Bluetooth Speaker with One Skinit Credit, $37] » 7/24/14 12:46pm Today 12:46pm

Hockey Players Photobombed By The Queen Of England

Australian field hockey players Jayde Taylor and Brooke Peris are in Glasgow, Scotland, for the Commonwealth Games, and earlier today posted a photo with an unexpected guest to Twitter. They knew what they were doing, thus making it not a true photobomb, but we'll allow it. Watch out, ladies! She's got morphine! » 7/24/14 12:32pm Today 12:32pm

Theo Epstein Wonders Why The Cardinals Are Getting Extra Draft Picks

Beginning in 2012, MLB's collective bargaining agreement created the Competitive Balance Lottery, meant to give the scrappy underdogs of baseball a hand up with an extra draft pick to help them turn their franchises' fortunes around. The lottery drawing was yesterday. The third pick belongs to the Cardinals, the… » 7/24/14 12:07pm Today 12:07pm

NFL Network On Ray Rice Suspension: "The Iron Fist Of The NFL"

Nearly every sane sports fan is offended by the leniency of Ray Rice's two-game NFL suspension for domestic abuse, but don't let anyone at NFL Network know that. They described the suspension today as "dealing with the iron fist of the NFL." » 7/24/14 11:10am Today 11:10am

What's The Matter With CrossFit?

On May 12, CrossFit filed suit against the National Strength and Conditioning Association, claiming the NSCA's Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research published a study based on "'junk' science" to suggest that the fitness program "causes injuries at a high rate." The motive, the suit alleges, was to undermine… » 7/24/14 10:16am Today 10:16am

Asshole Cannot Find Pen; Writes Entire NYT Trend Piece About It

Even by the standards of fake trend pieces in the The New York Times, today's column in about "The Demise of the Pen" in—where else?—the fashion and style section is exceptionally breathtaking in its presumptuousness. Join me now and marvel aswriterer Nick Bilton turns a moment of sheer banality into a full-blown… » 7/24/14 10:09am Today 10:09am

Frank Caliendo Reads LeBron's Letter In Morgan Freeman's Voice

Frank Caliendo went on Mike & Mike today and read LeBron's essay announcing his return to Cleveland in the voice of Morgan Freeman. It's an excellent impression. Just make sure to close the video 24 seconds early so you don't have to hear Greeny and Golic. Like a cold bucket of water, those two. (Update: YouTube… » 7/24/14 9:55am Today 9:55am

It's Time Again To Enjoy Miserable Phillies Fans In Extreme Slow Motion

Jonathan Papelbon shit the bed again tonight, earning another loss and blowing his second game in as many days. A while back, we presented some Phillies fans watching the game slip away in extreme slow motion. You seemed to like it, so we did it again tonight. » 7/24/14 12:11am Today 12:11am

Guy Who Sued Ryan Braun Arrested For Posting Brotastic Deposition Vids

Earlier this week, Ralph Sasson posted video of his depositions from his now-dismissed defamation lawsuit against Ryan Braun. Unfortunately for Sasson, all filings and discovery (which includes deposition transcripts and videos) in the case were sealed via court order because the ordering judge was pissed at Sasson's… » 7/23/14 11:12pm Yesterday 11:12pm