Cops Using Ground-Penetrating Radar To Find Astrodome Time Capsule

Workers buried a time capsule at the Houston Astrodome when they broke ground over 50 years ago. The knowledge of its existence was mostly lost to history, and nobody knows exactly where it was buried. But county judge Ed Emmett is on the case, and he has the Harris County Sheriff’s bomb squad and their… » 4/18/15 3:16pm Today 3:16pm

Roy Hibbert And The Indiana Pacers Are Headed For A Messy Divorce

Roy Hibbert is an awkward fit in today’s pace-and-space NBA. He doesn’t shoot well near the basket or from distance, he isn’t a particularly gifted passer, and he can’t sprint up and down the court repeatedly. When the Pacers expected to play the Heat in the Eastern Conference Finals every year, Hibbert’s severe… » 4/18/15 1:15pm Today 1:15pm

Report: Jarret Stoll Arrested For Possession Of Ecstasy And Coke

CBS Los Angeles reports that Kings center Jarret Stoll was arrested today in Las Vegas on “suspicion of possession of cocaine and Ecstasy (or Molly to young people).” Stoll was allegedly in possession of the drugs at MGM Grand’s Wet Republic pool. Police confirmed the arrest to CBS Las Vegas. » 4/18/15 1:24am Today 1:24am

Judge Rules V. Stiviano Must Return $2.6 Million To Shelly Sterling

Before the world knew V. Stiviano as the girlfriend former Clippers owner Donald Sterling made racist comments to on tape, Shelly Sterling was suing her for $2.8 million. Shelly Sterling’s lawyers argued in court that that, because she and Donald Sterling are married and their assets are community property,… » 4/15/15 1:41am Wednesday 1:41am

Urban Meyer's New Contract Has Some Massive Buyout Clauses

There doesn’t appear to be anything especially crazy in Urban Meyer’s new contract, but along with a salary bump that at least nominally makes him higher-paid than Jim Harbaugh, the coach of the defending college football champs locked in some nice buyout figures, should Ohio State decide to fire him before… » 4/14/15 5:38pm Tuesday 5:38pm

Darren Sharper's "Penis Monitoring" Is Evil, Retrograde Bullshit

A casual observer might take note of Darren Sharper's pending plea agreement in rape charges spread across at least four years and four different states for any number of the obvious reasons—this is, after all, a case involving a former NFL All-Pro being revealed as a serial rapist. One of those reasons, though, would… » 4/13/15 3:44pm Monday 3:44pm

Eduardo Galeano Has Died; Here Are Excerpts From His Classic Soccer Book

Eduardo Galeano, one of the most beloved writers to ever come from Uruguay and Latin America as a whole, has passed away today at the age of 74 after succumbing to cancer. Galeano was famous for writing about politics and history and war and economics. He also brought the same passion and knowledge that he brought to… » 4/13/15 2:18pm Monday 2:18pm

The NBA Players' Union Isn't Happy With The NYPD

We’ll probably never know exactly why NYPD officers felt it necessary to arrest Hawks guard Thabo Sefolosha outside of 1 Oak early Wednesday morning—the cops claim that they arrested Sefolosha after telling him six times to leave the scene of Pacers forward Chris Copeland’s stabbing—but we do know that Sefolosha was… » 4/10/15 1:59pm 4/10/15 1:59pm

Darren Sharper May Be Subject To Penis Monitoring Until He Dies

Convicted rapist Darren Sharper will serve nine years in prison for his crimes, but he won’t return to a regular life after he finishes his sentence. If two New Orleans judges approve the deal instead of issuing a 20-year sentence in Louisiana, Sharper will be treated as a sex offender, and closely monitored for the… » 4/10/15 11:10am 4/10/15 11:10am

Report: Troy Polamalu Has Revelation In Church, Retires 

According to the Uniontown, Pa. Herald-Standard, Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu called owner Dan Rooney last night and retired. Polamalu missed four games due to injury last season, his 12th, and there were reports last month that the Steelers didn’t want Polamalu back, and hoped he would retire. The … » 4/09/15 11:07pm 4/09/15 11:07pm

Reports: Thabo Sefolosha Broke Ankle While Resisting Arrest

Atlanta Hawks players Pero Antic and Thabo Sefolosha were both arrested for obstructing police and disorderly conduct after Indiana’s Chris Copeland was stabbed at a New York City nightclub early Wednesday morning. Now, multiple reports claim that Sefolosha broke his ankle during the incident, and will miss the rest… » 4/09/15 5:20pm 4/09/15 5:20pm

Kendall Gill Remembers How He Learned Not To Trash Talk Michael Jordan

It’s kind of crazy that we’re still hearing new stories about Michael Jordan’s famously hyper-competitive streak this far past his playing career. Today, Kendall Gill posted a video of one particular incident when MJ got his revenge on him and Alonzo Mourning after the young ‘uns had the audacity to poke His Airness: » 4/09/15 3:50pm 4/09/15 3:50pm

Boston News Station In Trouble For Following Hernandez Jurors Around

If you’re covering a murder trial for a local news station, the last thing you should do is try to follow one of the jurors home. If you just can’t help yourself, though, you should definitely do so in a vehicle that is not a gigantic, conspicuous news van that has your station’s name painted all over it. » 4/09/15 12:29pm 4/09/15 12:29pm