Face It, Women: The NFL Does Not Give a Shit About You

This week, the NFL issued a pitiful 2-game suspension against Ray Rice, the Ravens running back who earlier this year punched out his then-fiancee Janay Palmer and was seen on surveillance tape dragging her unconscious body out of a hotel elevator. Many critics responded by saying the NFL was sending a terrible… » 7/26/14 3:05pm Saturday 3:05pm

Men's Sports Uniforms, Ranked

Summer's in full swing, and there are sporting events all over the damn TV. The World Cup has presented us with lots of excuses to gaze upon Thighlights, but are soccer uniforms really the most awesome uniforms in the sporting world? If not, then what sport has the best uniform? Time for some investigative journalism. » 6/25/14 11:33am 6/25/14 11:33am

What to Do When Your Rapist Is a Varsity Athlete

Their first interaction was him complimenting her watch. Then he began snapchatting her, texting her. It wasn't until he began following her on Instagram that she realized that he was a senior on her school's NCAA division 1 basketball team. And it wasn't until he raped her on the night before Easter that she realized… » 6/17/14 2:22pm 6/17/14 2:22pm

Sage Kotsenburg Isn't the Lochte We Want. He's the Lochte We Deserve.

The 70's had Mark Spitz, the 80's had Bruce Jenner and Carl Lewis, the 90's had Alberto Tomba, the 2000's had the Australian swim team and Apolo Ohno, and in 2012, the Olympic gods blessed us with Ryan Lochte. But pickings for the Sochi Games' Unofficial Sexy Male Olympian are decidedly more meh. In a post-Lochte era,… » 2/12/14 2:18pm 2/12/14 2:18pm

The Joy Of Athletes Awkwardly Singing Holiday Songs

Some Celtics players and coach Brad Stevens visited Boston Children's Hospital earlier today, singing Christmas carols with the kids, and thanks to ESPN Boston's Chris Forsberg, there's video. Everyone had fun, except for the little girl on the left of Kelly Olynyk, who seemed suspicious of the whole event. » 12/19/13 7:57pm 12/19/13 7:57pm

Jock Culture Isn't Rape Culture When Women Are Playing Sports

Lizzy Seeberg, Daisy Coleman, the Steubenville rape victim — all three young women were targeted by young men who had two things in common: they felt entitled to the bodies of women regardless of whether the women consented to sexual contact, and all were athletes. But a similar attitude about having a sexual "right"… » 10/28/13 5:19pm 10/28/13 5:19pm

Morning Blogdome: Don't Go For Second Best, Baby

A-Rod, His Wife, and Lenny Kravitz walk into a Madonna concert...: So, you're Alex Rodriguez, attending a Madonna concert with your wife and you say to yourself, "God. Madonna. She's really brawny and inspiring. I wish I could talk with her and just figure out how she does it." And you're Cynthia, just rockin' back… » 7/09/08 10:15am 7/09/08 10:15am