Ravens Return Blocked Field Goal For TD With No Time Left To Beat Browns

We weren’t looking forward to tonight’s Monday Night Football matchup between the 2-8 Browns and the 3-7 Ravens—neither was ESPN—but dammit if it didn’t turn out to be an incredibly exciting game, with the most batshit insane ending of the year. »Yesterday 11:54pm11/30/15 11:54pm

Off-Duty Cops Really Want To Bring Their Guns Into NFL Stadiums

Earlier this month the National Fraternal Order of Police sent a letter to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, urging him to allow off-duty law enforcement officers to bring their guns into NFL stadiums. The Fraternal Order of Police believes that if off-duty cops have their guns, they will be able to prevent an ISIS… »Yesterday 10:51pm11/30/15 10:51pm

Jahlil Okafor Lays Bare One Of The Flaws With The Process

Nothing good ever happens after midnight. Nothing good ever happens after midnight. Nothing good ever happens after midnight. The saying isn’t actually true—many of the best things happen after midnight, in fact—but it’s a mantra Jahlil Okafor would’ve done well to internalize over the past two months, as it seems… »Yesterday 8:44pm11/30/15 8:44pm

Eat Shit, Real Madrid! You Aren’t Getting Neymar!

Real Madrid are at a crossroads. Perilously near the end of the Cristiano Ronaldo era—which, while being incredibly fruitful for the player himself, has been something of a disappointment in terms of trophies—the club needs to decide who will lead them into the next epoch, where they hope to fare better against those… »Yesterday 6:29pm11/30/15 6:29pm

Own 50 of Warner Bros Best Films For Less Than $2.50 Each

Here’s a nice Cyber Monday surprise: 50 critically acclaimed films in one $116 package. I think this might actually be one of the best deals of of the holiday shopping season so far; Amazon’s never sold it for less than $177 before today. [Warner Bros 50 Film Collection, $116] »Yesterday 5:58pm11/30/15 5:58pm

Here’s a brief, redacted peek at reams of emails to and from NHL executives discussing head injuries

Here’s a brief, redacted peek at reams of emails to and from NHL executives discussing head injuries and safety reforms. As part of their concussion lawsuit against the league, lawyers for former players are attempting to have the rest unsealed. »Yesterday 3:58pm11/30/15 3:58pm

Clay Helton Mobbed By His Players After Being Named USC Head Coach

Clay Helton has been serving as USC’s interim head coach for a few weeks now, and the school surprised a lot of people this morning when it decided to sign him to a multi-year contract and keep him as the head coach going forward. USC fans who were dreaming of Chip Kelly may be disappointed, but the players sure seem… »Yesterday 3:58pm11/30/15 3:58pm

Michael Jordan's Ghost Is Retiring, At Fucking Last

This will be Kobe Bryant’s final season. He announced it yesterday, and the news made me think, instantly, of Michael Jordan. The last, greatest, and most devoted of his followers is passing; it’s the latest and most final-seeming of his many deaths, the destruction of his last on-court horcrux. Do you think Kobe… »Yesterday 3:00pm11/30/15 3:00pm

Leicester City Can't Really Be This Good, Can They?

This truly is madness. Coming into this weekend, a third of the way through the Premier League season, the team sitting atop the table wasn’t the reigning champions Chelsea, nor the rich and stacked squad in Manchester City, or even Arsenal, enjoying their most promising season in forever. No, the club that occupied… »Yesterday 2:13pm11/30/15 2:13pm

Kevin Durant Blasts Media For Criticizing Kobe Bryant

If Derek Jeter’s retirement tour is any guide, Kobe Bryant’s final season is going to be a victory lap, with everyone competing to fawn over the career of a guy who, admittedly, was one of the most important players in the modern NBA. But that’s not enough for Kevin Durant, who took the media to task for not getting… »Yesterday 1:57pm11/30/15 1:57pm