Another Brand™ Is Mildly Angry At The NFL

The NFL has a domestic violence problem, and the Brands™ are concerned. Maybe not as concerned as the dumb apologizing pizza, but they want you, Brand™ consumer, to know that they care. The latest Brand™ and NFL sponsor to join the parade of concern is Pepsi, whose CEO Indra Nooyi released a statement tonight. The » 9/17/14 10:09pm Today 10:09pm

Texas QB David Ash Gives Up Football Due To Concussions

Texas coach Charlie Strong announced today that quarterback David Ash has given up football after suffering multiple concussions over his career. Ash is the second college football quarterback in a little over a week to give up the game because of concussions. » 9/17/14 8:23pm Today 8:23pm

Bro Haughtily Tries To Exit Drinking Competition, Fails

Each year, the University College Dublin hosts an event known as Iron Stomach, in which a group of freshmen sit on a stage and are forced to eat and drink absurd amounts of gross things. The proceedings are nasty enough to necessitate a large trough—meant for collecting puke, spit, and whatever the hell else—being… » 9/17/14 6:08pm Today 6:08pm

The NFL's Useful Idiots Want Roger Goodell To Get Tough; They're Wrong

The bad thing about the corruption in NFL reporting is that there's literally no way for a league higher-up to fuck up badly enough to be held to account by the people best positioned to do so. The good thing is that if you want to know what the NFL wants you to think, all you have to do is read what stooge reporters… » 9/17/14 5:06pm Today 5:06pm

Greg Hardy Goes On Exempt List As He Awaits Domestic Abuse Trial

Following the lead of the Vikings' Adrian Peterson, Panthers DE Greg Hardy will be placed on the exempt list, which will effectively suspend him indefinitely and with pay as he awaits a jury trial on domestic violence charges. » 9/17/14 4:29pm Today 4:29pm

Joe Girardi Says Rays Pitchers Aren't Good Enough To Safely Pitch Inside

The race for third place in the AL East is a snippy one, with the Ray's honoring Derek Jeter before last night's game, then clipping him with a fastball in on the hands. Afterward Joe Girardi blasted the Rays for hitting so many Yankees batters recently, but with a twist: instead of accusing them of doing it… » 9/17/14 3:30pm Today 3:30pm

What's The Best Electric Toothbrush?

If you skimp on something, don't let it be a clean mouth. Most people don't brush their teeth well enough, or for long enough, and a good electric toothbrush can help you make up the difference. Lifehacker has put together some tips for getting a good brush, and Gizmodo and Lifehacker have both covered some of the … » 9/17/14 2:45pm Today 2:45pm

The New York Times Could Never Have Published TMZ’s Ray Rice Video

Over the past week, The New York Times has busied itself by dissecting TMZ’s graphic video of Ray Rice punching Janay Palmer in an Atlantic City casino. This is partly motivated by professional envy: Executive editor Dean Baquet told The Daily Beast that “TMZ had a great scoop. I wish I had it.” But it’s also… » 9/17/14 2:27pm Today 2:27pm

Blue Jackets Not Fucking Around With Ryan Johansen Contract Negotiations

After a breakout 33-goal season, Blue Jackets center Ryan Johansen is seeking a bigger payday. But he and Columbus are far apart on just how big, and Johansen isn't planning to report to camp when it opens tomorrow. So the Blue Jackets just pulled something I don't know that I've ever seen a team do, at least not via… » 9/17/14 1:39pm Today 1:39pm

Family Futile: This Is Where I Leave You, Reviewed

This Is Where I Leave You feels like a social experiment in how much slack we're willing to cut a movie filled with actors we like. There's nothing particularly new or interesting in this umpteenth story about a family coming together after the death of one of their own, and yet the collective goodwill accrued by… » 9/17/14 1:33pm Today 1:33pm

The NFL's Useful Idiots Want Roger Goodell To Get Tough; They're Wrong

The bad thing about the corruption in NFL reporting is that there's literally no way for a league higher-up to fuck up badly enough to be held to account by the people best positioned to do so. The good thing is that if you want to know what the NFL wants you to think, all you have to do is read what stooge reporters… » 9/17/14 5:06pm Today 5:06pm