[Adjective]-ass [noun]. It’s a construction equally dear to elite-ass athletes and cool-ass bloggers—and even a few academic-ass linguists, as this illuminating post from JSTOR’s Daily blog reveals. An intensifier that renders its adjective friend that much pungent or that much more emphatic, “-ass” offers an option…
It began with an email on Wednesday night/early Thursday. Our tipster pointed out that former MLB player Chuck Knoblauch had retweeted a photo of what appeared to be a bare ass on his Twitter. Indeed, there was a naked ass, but it wasn't a particularly compelling story at the time. I screencapped it in case anything…
In the waning moments of last night's Nuggets-Blazers game, play-by-play man Kevin Harlan had to read a promo for a new cooking show called Cook Your Ass Off. Sounds like a neat show! Like a true professional, Harlan made the most of his opportunity to say "ass."
Please enjoy this collection of tweets from odious football columnist Pete Prisco, helpfully compiled by our good friend Arkansas Fred.
Deadspin I-Team, assemble.
As you may know, the Mexican TV reporter with the POM-bottle backside is being heavily promoted by her PR company for the Pacquiao fight. The very patient Michael Rand interviewed and transcribed her thoughts on, oh, stuff.
Be it in practice, on film, inside another man's house, or at an NIT basketball game, Bill Belichick can't help but take notice of some untapped potential. TMZ brings us this transcendent image from Florida's victory in the NIT last night. Clearly Nick Calathes' triple double wasn't the only to impress the Pats coach.
What you missed while playing the German version of Wii Hole In One golf ... wait, what did it say on the screen?
• MLB: Giants lose (we didn't even have to type that; just "right-click," "paste," as usual).
• College baseball: Ward, I'm worried about the Beavers ... OSU's 12-6 win over Arizona State leaves it one win…