CNN Asks How Recent Anti-Semitic Shootings Affect The KKK's Brand

When CNN wrote the worst Kurt Cobain lede ever, we figured that they done something on which they couldn't improve. Here, though, is a long article ("Can This KKK Leader Rebrand?") from the once-respected news organization suggesting that the true victims of the recent Overland Park shootings may actually have been… » 4/21/14 11:50am 9 minutes ago

Down With Baseball's Fun Police

As much as I love baseball, no sport gets farther up its own ass when it comes to players being allowed to look like they're having fun. Take the bench-clearing brawl in yesterday's Brewers-Pirates game, sparked by Carlos Gomez taking time to admire what he thought was a home run. Words were exchanged, punches thrown,… » 4/21/14 11:16am 43 minutes ago

The Sleepless Majesty Of Craig Ferguson

There is no cause to weep for Craig Ferguson; there are reportedly between 8 and 12 million reasons not to. But the end is (reportedly) nigh. He is definitely not getting David Letterman's job; now comes word that Chelsea Handler, for starters, may be gunning for the job he already has. The Late Late Show With Craig… » 4/21/14 10:52am Today 10:52am

How A Clever Algorithm Can Help Us "Complete" The 2013 Boston Marathon

In the aftermath of last year's Boston Marathon attacks, the Boston Athletic Association (BAA) was faced with—among other, more serious problems—a pair of logistical issues. It had to consider how to provide the nearly 6,000 runners who were unable to finish the 2013 race with an opportunity to qualify for this year's… » 4/21/14 9:37am Today 9:37am

The Terrifying Hell A Marathon Inflicts On The Human Body

The 118th annual Boston Marathon is about to get underway, and like any marathon, it will be an incredible physical tax on all of its participants. There will be heart trauma, organ damage, blood pissing, unspeakable chaffing—and those are the baseline. Below, read Dr. Matt McCarthy's explanation from this past October … » 4/21/14 8:43am Today 8:43am

In Place Of Ailing Dad, Craig Sager's Son Interviews Gregg Popovich

With NBA sideline reporter Craig Sager getting treatment for leukemia, his son Craig Sager, Jr. took on the task of interviewing the usually taciturn Gregg Popovich during today's Mavs-Spurs game. But this time, Pop took it easy. He even said more than 15 words! » 4/20/14 3:25pm Yesterday 3:25pm