Even The NCAA Says SI's OK State Story Was Pointless Horsecrap

Hard to believe it was 13 months ago that Sports Illustrated released a five-part behemoth on alleged misdeeds at Oklahoma State and everyone responded with a collective, nationwide "meh." Today, the NCAA and an independent investigator hired by OK State released a joint statement following their own probe, and they… » 10/21/14 5:02pm 6 minutes ago

Thrown Is The Only MMA Book Anyone Ever Needs To Write

Nearly no one writes really well about fighting, which I've always thought was less because of the sport itself than because of the institutions around it. Promoters, matchmakers, agents, sponsors, and reporters are, after all, at all times engaged in a conspiracy to deny the essential humanity of the fighters, who… » 10/21/14 4:37pm 31 minutes ago

Bayern Munich Are Beating The Motherfucking Brakes Off AS Roma

This wasn't supposed to happen. This was supposed to be the best Champions League game of the day, where we found out whether AS Roma, Italy's second-best team, could match or even best visiting German champions FC Bayern. After 38 minutes and five Bayern goals, the answer is quite clearly "nah." » 10/21/14 4:05pm Today 4:05pm

Can the NFL Change Domestic Abusers? A Conversation with Beth Richie

Beth Richie is a professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago with an extensive body of work in criminology, feminism, violence against women, the carceral state and the sociology of race and ethnicity. She's the current director of the Institute of Research on Race and Public Policy, and was recently named as… » 10/21/14 3:12pm Today 3:12pm

What It Was Like Driving My Dream Car, A Hyperblurprle McLaren P1, Home

C.J Wilson is this car enthusiast we know who always seems to have a smile on his face, a camera around his neck, and a gear spinning in his heart. We've been told he also "pitches" for something called the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Here's the story of him picking up his amazing McLaren. - Ed. » 10/21/14 2:39pm Today 2:39pm

South Korea's Biggest Royals Fan Is Back For The World Series

Sung Woo Lee, who's been a fan of the Royals since the '90s, traveled from South Korea to Kansas City in August for his first game. Since Kansas City made it to the World Series, Sung Woo got time off from work to see Game One against the Giants. Sung Woo's back, baby! » 10/21/14 2:33pm Today 2:33pm

Peyton Manning's 510 Touchdowns, Visualized By Distance And Receiver

Here's a sleek-looking chart of Peyton Manning's 510 career touchdowns, put together by data artist Max Einstein at DataLooksDope.com. You'll want to expand the image or view the full-sized version on his site—it has every TD pass listed chronologically, displayed by distance, and includes clusters for each receiver… » 10/21/14 1:32pm Today 1:32pm

Sorachi Ace Is The Most Brooklyn Of Beers

I have very little interest in the concept of Brooklyn as a lifestyle brand or cultural signifier. For one thing, to call something "very Brooklyn" is woefully imprecise: Do you mean that little part of Brooklyn with the expensive strollers and the yogurt and the kale and all that other shit we talk about now that… » 10/21/14 1:18pm Today 1:18pm