If you watch the Westminster Dog Show on television, what you’ll see is the best of groups—like toy or hunting—and ultimately the best in show. But earlier in the day, in a warehouse on a pier, judges pick the best in breed. This is my favorite part. Since dog shows grade canines on their adherence to a predetermined…
Do you really? You’ve been warned.
Astros designated hitter Carlos Beltran has been raking at the Word Baseball Classic, and he’s also gotten a head start on his Scott Steiner Halloween costume.
Guess who just got back today?
Donald Trump’s sense of self-worth seems to be based entirely on his status as an alpha male. He’s obscenely competitive, feels entitled to women, and is apparently fixated on the size of his dick. One hyper-masculine symbol, however, appears to have eluded Trump his entire life, for Donald Trump has never even shown…
Longtime Dodgers announcer Vin Scully is going all out during his final stint in the booth. The season’s only a month old, and we’ve already had two great episodes of Storytime With Vin Scully. Two weeks ago, he debunked the myths surrounding the number 13, and this weekend he gave us the entire history of beards:
Let’s all go back to 1992, when The Simpsons’ “Homer At The Bat” first aired. Mr. Burns recruits a bunch of ballplayers as ringers for his softball team, including Don Mattingly. Here’s a very good, long piece on the episode, and how it got made.
Back in 2008, Cuttino Mobley retired from the NBA after discovering he had hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in his heart. Since then, he’s grown a gray beard, so he looks ancient even though he’s actually 39 years old.
NBC appears to “get” hockey in a way that ESPN never wanted to. That’s apparently mostly thanks to middle management, because the head of NBC Sports thinks one of hockey’s most venerated traditions is just getting in the way of marketing.
It's kind of weird:
"Stupor Bowl is dead," Gene Oberpriller pronounced after the 18th annual alleycat bike race. The fact that you—hopelessly mainstream as you are—are reading this is proof. As any nightclub owner will confirm, underground cachet is a fragile beast. It's only minutes, or entries in this case, between the insiders who…
The St. Paul Pioneer Press has a quick story on Aaron Rodgers's good-luck charm--the beard of a Lambeau communications technician, which the QB gives a playful li'l fondle during games. Above is how the paper sent it out on Twitter this morning; it was quickly deleted, because Americans just don't appreciate a good…
Ramp up production at the Gillette factory, because sooner or later, ladies are going to run out of patience and demand that the straight fellas, at least, show their naked chins once more. And so, a new study predicts, the great beard flowering of the 2010s will begin to wilt.
This is Gary from Cincinnati, whom we've met before. He was spotted at last night's Cavaliers game, sporting his latest beard modification and some cool wristbands. Looking good, Gary.
This James Harden beard flash drive is a thing that exists, apparently.
There are some things Jaromir Jagr is unmistakably great at. Playing hockey, for instance—which Jagr does especially well, even now, at the age of 41. When he puts his hips out and leans forward, with his body between the defender and the puck, no one can dream of filching possession. He may have been the greatest…
A newly published study out of the University of New South Wales concludes that men and women perceive men with facial hair to be more attractive and better father-material than clean-shaven ones. WHO'S THE DISAPPOINTMENT NOW, MOTHER?