Man Arrested For Comment That Threatened To Kill Kids Over New LeBron Sneaker

We hate to use such cliched terms, but it's hard to describe the comment section without words like "cesspool" and "wretched hive of scum and villainy" and "somehow even worse than Yahoo's comment section." But that's an unfair generalization. Not everyone there is horribly racist or a ward of the state or a… »9/19/12 9:45am9/19/12 9:45am

A Sampling Of Comments Has Not Deleted On Stories That Have Nothing To Do With OccupyTebow

We're all still warm from the glow of the uprising that sent's commenter police into retreat—a remarkable, joyful march that continues unimpeded even as this is being typed. At the same time, we couldn't help but think of those comments ESPN's moderators have allowed to remain attached to other… »11/04/11 4:45pm11/04/11 4:45pm

How Contempt For Tim Tebow Caused An Commenter Revolution

The comment section is a den of iniquity and misspelling, and for the world's largest sports site, it's curiously inessential. The open registration means the discourse tends toward lowest common denominator, and it's too big to engender much sense of community. But once in a long while the disparate masses… »11/02/11 11:35am11/02/11 11:35am