How To Legitimize Bigotry: Embrace Debate

This morning, Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless shouted at each other about Tony Dungy's comments that Michael Sam's sexuality would be an overriding distraction in an NFL locker room, and whether it was a bigger distraction that Michael Vick's return from prison. I'm sorry, that's the worst sentence I've ever typed. » 7/22/14 1:33pm 13 minutes ago

Peyton Manning Scolds College Kids, Achieves Maximum Dadness

The New York Daily News has a cool story about hanging out at the Manning family's annual summer football camp—which is less of a camp at this point and more of a pilgrimage site for thousands of wannabe NFL players—and there are some entertaining anecdotes in there about Peyton, Eli, and Archie. But none surpass this… » 7/22/14 1:21pm 25 minutes ago

Deals: Wireless Grill Thermometer, Tri-Clad Cookware, Action Cams

This dual probe meat thermometer is Amazon's #1 selling grill thermometer, and it's easy to see why. A wireless display lets you keep track of your meat's progress from across the house, and even beeps when it's ready. Promo code LEUVEMYE takes 25% off today. [Ivation 2-Probe Dual BBQ Smoker Meat Thermometer, $45… » 7/22/14 1:15pm 31 minutes ago

NBA Draft Prospect Skips College For China (And $1.2 Million)

Point guard Emmanuel Mudiay has the potential to be a lottery pick in next year's NBA draft, but he won't be spending a year in college before going pro. Mudiay's taking his talents to China for the required year between high school and the NBA, and he's getting a hefty chunk of money for his efforts. » 7/22/14 12:44pm Today 12:44pm

Daughter-In-Law Of Nike Founder Arrested On Student Sex Charges

Melissa Bowerman, high school track coach and daughter-in-law of Nike founder Bill Bowerman, is again facing allegations of improper relations with a student. But this time the charges are serious and Bowerman is behind bars. » 7/22/14 12:43pm Today 12:43pm

Man Who Helped Kill Women's Pro Soccer Dies While Playing Soccer

Early this morning rumors began to swirl that Dan Borislow, the millionaire entrepreneur whose legal war with Women's Professional Soccer was instrumental in bringing about the league's demise, had died at the age of 52. Bloomberg has since confirmed that Borislow died last night of a heart attack after playing in a… » 7/22/14 12:33pm Today 12:33pm

CFO Of Sterling Trust Says Clippers Sale Necessary To Pay Off Loans

When Donald Sterling dissolved the Sterling Family Trust, the entity that ran the Clippers, he was trying to prevent the sale of the team to Steve Ballmer. It's pretty simple: if the trust did not exist, it couldn't sell anything to anyone. Only, it might not be that simple. According to testimony from Darren Schield,… » 7/22/14 1:01am Today 1:01am

Ryan Howard Drives In Two On Check Swing

Someone should probably check on Colby Lewis to make sure his skull is still intact and tiny pieces of his brain are not scattered all over the place. With the bases loaded and a full count in the top of the fourth inning against the Giants, Ryan Howard drove in two runs with an excuse-me swing that punched the ball… » 7/21/14 10:25pm Yesterday 10:25pm

Mike Modano Wonders "Where Is Ronald Reagan?" Followers Inform Him.

Most likely, Mike Modano turned his lonely eyes to Twitter and wistfully pondered where had Ronald Reagan gone. We're going to choose to believe Mike Modano is aware that the former president-turned-conservative-heartthrob has been dead for 10 years and was just making a pseudo-political statement (while also… » 7/21/14 9:15pm Yesterday 9:15pm