Report: To Escape Qatari Heat, World Cup Matches Might Start At 1 A.M.

Despite overwhelming evidence of corruption, it doesn't look like Qatar will be losing its 2022 World Cup hosting privileges. Which still leaves that little problem of how to play in the heart of a Middle Eastern summer. One new proposal involves pushing back start times into the night and early morning, with the… » 10/20/14 5:44pm Today 5:44pm

War Machine's Suicide Note Is Delusional

War Machine (born Jonathan Koppenhaver), awaiting trial for the alleged beating of Christy Mack, tried to kill himself in jail last Tuesday by tying a piece of linen around his neck. Jailors reportedly found a suicide note in the cell. TMZ published that note today. There are Nietzsche quotes. » 10/20/14 5:12pm Today 5:12pm

Oklahoma's Kicker Was The Most Disastrous College Player This Week

Down 31-24 early in the fourth quarter, Oklahoma quarterback Trevor Knight threw a touchdown pass that brought the Sooners one point within Kansas State. But kicker Micheal Hunnicutt's extra point was blocked. The Sooners later failed to take the lead when Hunnicutt missed a 19-yard field goal with about four minutes… » 10/20/14 4:39pm Today 4:39pm

Dear Jagoffs, Pittsburgh Officially Has the Ugliest Accent in America

After weeks of close contests and national debate, the fraught competition to decide America's ugliest accent has finally come to a dramatic close. And the winner is that moonlit, magical city—the Paris of Allegheny County, the Venice of the Ohio Valley—Pittsburgh, City of Jagoffs. » 10/20/14 4:11pm Today 4:11pm

The D-List Right-Wingers Who've Turned Gamergate Into Their Loser Army

Gamergate is substantively about nothing; ask a hundred of its angry, anonymous backers what it's fighting for, and you'll get a hundred different, zany answers. But a few internet opportunists are using the chaos to make themselves celebrities. » 10/20/14 2:14pm Today 2:14pm

Ex-NFL Wives: We Felt Pressure To Keep Quiet About Domestic Violence

Two former NFL wives talked to the Washington Post about why they stayed in abusive relationships, and both describe in the story published Friday how the league, the union, coaches, and even cops encouraged them to stay silent. They say not to expect the newfound focus on domestic violence to make a meaningful… » 10/20/14 1:58pm Today 1:58pm

Family Feud Is The Best (And Dirtiest) Thing On TV

For someone who spends an inordinate percentage of his waking life staring at screens, I don't watch a lot of television. What a lot of folks consider to be a godsend—the so-called Golden Age of TV—is to me more of a pain in the ass: Just how many shows am I expected to watch? Also, no matter how many great shows get… » 10/20/14 1:45pm Today 1:45pm

The KitchenAid You've Always Wanted, $400 Projector, and More Deals

We posted this on Twitter over the weekend, and a lot of colors have sold out since then, but you still have time to get a refurbished KitchenAid Artisan Series stand mixer for $200. [refurbKitchenAid Artisan Series All Metal 5 Qt. Tilt Head Stand Mixer, $200] » 10/20/14 1:20pm Today 1:20pm