Emails: Vice Requires Writers to Get Approval to Write About Brands

At most media organizations, there's a "Chinese wall" between editorial and advertising operations—each department operating independently of one another. At Vice Media—marketing shop first, editorial brand second—that's not quite how it works, according to a series of emails published to Twitter by recently departed… » 10/02/14 12:32pm 58 minutes ago

Who Drinks The Most Beer And Wine In The World?

The smart folks over at CompareCamp made a fun (and super-huge!) infographic of beer and wine knowledge. Among the interesting facts: Europeans are some damn boozehounds! They're drinking circles around us, America. Of special note is the Vatican, which trounces the world in per capita wine consumption; according to… » 10/02/14 10:51am Today 10:51am

The Hidden History of This Year's MLB Playoff Team Logos

In one of the first games of postseason baseball today—the real postseason, not the play-in games—a team with a logo that Hallmark Cards designed will take on a team that once played with a Disney-designed logo. It's the Royals against the Angels, and there's plenty more weird baseball logo history where that came… » 10/02/14 10:19am Today 10:19am

Antrel Rolle: Prince Amukamara Is Good Now Because He's Gettin' Laid

Giants cornerback Prince Amukamara was a first-round pick in the 2011 draft, and hasn't exactly lived up to the high expectations that were set for him in the three years since. But so far this season, Amukamara has been playing well—he's got two picks and seven passes defended through the first four games—and… » 10/02/14 9:44am Today 9:44am

Report: Aaron Dobson Benched After He "Mouthed Off" To Josh McDaniels

The fact that second-year WR Aaron Dobson has suited up just once this season is extra-weird in light of the Patriots being woefully short on receivers. A Boston Globe report today may answer that question; it says Dobson has been benched the last two weeks because he's run afoul of offensive coordinator Josh… » 10/02/14 9:22am Today 9:22am

Madison Bumgarner Pitches Gem As Giants Advance In Playoffs

En route to winning the 2010 World Series, San Francisco Giants play-by-play announcer Duane Kuiper coined a slogan to describe the team's penchant for winning tight games: "Giants Baseball...Torture." In 2012 they went down 0–2 in the NLDS and 1–3 in the NLCS before beating Detroit to win their second World Series… » 10/02/14 12:13am Today 12:13am

Skip the Sports Bar and Rule Your Home Football Kingdom

There's a time for everything in this world. There is a time for beer, a time for hot wings, and a time for watching sports in a bar, screaming at a screen alongside a bunch of strangers in matching jerseys. There's also a time when the best way to watch football is in the comfort of your own home, the… » 10/02/14 12:00pm Today 12:00pm