Rays Rookie's First Home Run Earns Him A First-Rate Silent Treatment

In his second game since being called up by the Rays, 2012 first-round pick Richie Shaffer went deep for his first big-league home run. The power-hitting 24-year-old should have plenty more home runs to come, but you only get one first. So when Shaffer got back to the dugout, his teammates made sure to greet him with… » 8/05/15 9:40am 12 minutes ago

The Full Story Of Tom Brady's Destroyed Cell Phone

The biggest revelation from Roger Goodell’s decision upholding Tom Brady’s four-game suspension was that Brady’s cell phone was destroyed shortly before meeting with Ted Wells and his investigators, even though he knew Wells wanted access to the contents of his text messages. Here is how Wells described his request to… » 8/05/15 9:30am 22 minutes ago

These Discounted Flash Drives Work With Android and iOS Too

Gizmodo EIC Annalee Newitz has waxed poetic about her Android-compatible flash drive, and now we’ve found a terrific deal today on the exact same model. So why would you want one of these things?http://gizmodo.com/the-best-valen... » 8/05/15 9:25am 27 minutes ago

Highlights Of Tom Brady's Personal Emails, Revealed In NFLPA Lawsuit

Part of the prodigious information dump related to Tuesday’s NFLPA lawsuit against the NFL is a mammoth collection of Tom Brady’s emails, each carefully tagged by an expert as possibly relevant to the Patriots quarterback’s four-game suspension for allegedly manipulating footballs. The relevations therein turn up very… » 8/05/15 9:00am 52 minutes ago

Here Are The Emails That Helped Start Ballghazi  

Like all great soap operas, it’s easy to lose track of where all the drama began. Here, thanks to the massive amount of paper filed by the NFL player’s union in federal court, is a piece of Ballghazi’s birth, first pointed out by the Boston Globe’s Ben Volin. It’s Jan. 17, 2015, and Indianapolis Colts equipment… » 8/05/15 2:00am Today 2:00am

Here's The "Integrity Of The Game" Honor Code The NFL Says Brady Broke

For the first time—as far as we can tell—the NFL’s secret honor oath has become public, as part of the NFLPA’s lawsuit over Tom Brady’s suspension. It’s this “Integrity Of The Game Certification” upon which the NFL has hinged its four-game ban on the Patriots quarterback, and yet the text of this honor code was never… » 8/04/15 11:35pm Yesterday 11:35pm

This Old, Refurbished GoPro Makes For a Fantastic Budget Action Cam

GoPro’s official eBay store is currently blowing out refurbs of last generation’s GoPro Hero3+ Silver for just $180. As long as you don’t mind that it’s “old,” that’s a really fantastic action cam for the price. » 8/04/15 6:25pm Yesterday 6:25pm

Here Is The Transcript From Tom Brady's Appeal Hearing [UPDATED]

The NFLPA has filed their suit against the NFL over Tom Brady’s four-game suspension in New York federal court today, after their gambit to have the suit heard in Minnesota was rejected. Judge Richard Berman declined to allow the parties to confidentially submit supporting materials under seal, and as a result we have… » 8/04/15 6:25pm Yesterday 6:25pm

This Press Conference Has Mentally Scarred Pep Guardiola For Some Reason

Behold the face of a man coming to grips with the existential futility of human life, or one midway through Blood Meridian, or one forced to sit next to Rafa Benítez as he drones on after a meaningless friendly. Whatever the specific reason, this is a face of a man with no more illusions about the world. » 8/04/15 4:58pm Yesterday 4:58pm

UConn's Bob Diaco Has A New Name For That Rivalry That Doesn't Exist

UConn football coach Bob Diaco introduced the world to a new rivalry, unilaterally dubbed the Civil Conflict, between the Huskies and the Central Florida Knights in June. It had a trophy and everything, and yet, no one bothered to tell UCF, or head coach George O’Leary. In fact, it wasn’t clear that a program can just… » 8/04/15 4:35pm Yesterday 4:35pm

Somehow, Only Blue Jays Were Punished For Their Scrap With The Royals

Sunday’s dust-up between the Blue Jays and Royals was, almost exclusively, Kansas City’s fault. The Royals plunked Troy Tulowitzki, plunked Josh Donaldson, and brushed him back two more times before Toronto’s Aaron Sanchez retaliated by hitting Alcides Escobar. So it’s kind of weird that only Sanchez and manager John… » 8/04/15 4:15pm Yesterday 4:15pm

NHL Teams Up With MLB's Insane Media Team, Which Could Be Awesome

If you love baseball, subscribing to MLB.tv is a nobrainer. For $20 a month, you get on-demand access to any game over the internet. It’s amazing. Now the NHL is teaming up with the super innovative media department behind the product, which could end up producing some incredible new viewing experiences for fans.
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