A Field Guide To American Truthers

There were no truthers back in the 20th century. I grew up in the Golden Age of Kennedy Assassination Conspiracies, but the word "truther" was never used to describe Oliver Stone or any of the other folks who decried the Magic Bullet theory. (DISCLOSURE: I saw JFK when I was in high school and took every scene as… » 10/02/14 1:45pm 10/02/14 1:45pm

Ole Miss Football Coach Hugh Freeze Told Anyone With Evidence Of Him…

Ole Miss pulled in a great recruiting class this year with Laquon Treadwell, Laremy Tunsil, and Robert Nkemdiche. Many ranked the last, Nkemidche, as the best recruit in the nation. All had offers from practically every school in the country, and all chose Ole Miss, despite the fact that it is and has been for some… » 2/23/13 4:20pm 2/23/13 4:20pm

New Jersey Man Threatens Lawsuit Because His Daughter Didn't Make The…

A high school softball player hits .571 (which was not, by the way, the best average on her team) with nine homers and 46 RBI, and she doesn't make the all-state team. Tough shit, homegirl, most would say. We've all had our disappointments, especially in high school. But our fathers never sued. » 6/11/11 3:45pm 6/11/11 3:45pm

Listen To Unreliable Apocalyptist Harold Camping Talk About Sports

May 21st has passed without the Rapture, much to the chagrin of Harold Camping and his followers. But Camping is not just a one-trick Horseman: he talks about all kinds of non-apocalyptic stuff on his Family Radio station. Play the above clip to hear what he has to say about how sports interfere with the Lord's Day.… » 5/23/11 11:40am 5/23/11 11:40am

Luke Scott Is Still A Gun-Humping Birther Survivalist Lunatic,…

Luke Scott is a gun-humping birther survivalist lunatic who keeps a pistol in his sofa cushion and throws plantain chips at a black teammate when he acts "like a savage." Sounds like an asshole, right? But things aren't so simple, ESPN's Amy K. Nelson tells us in her recent profile of Scott, and she's absolutely… » 4/25/11 5:00pm 4/25/11 5:00pm