Stephen A. Smith Says "Nigga, Please" On ESPN2, And Everyone Gets Stupid …

On Thursday morning's First Take, Stephen A. Smith expressed his disbelief that Kobe Bryant would miss time with an injury by saying "nigga, please." This was not a thing he should have said on TV, yet he did. It was barely noticeable, but at least one person noticed, uploaded the video, and certain folks began… » 10/26/12 12:35pm 10/26/12 12:35pm

Enough With The Mystical Cubs Bullshit, Please

Can we talk about this? Can we talk about everything wrong with the notion that if the Cubs are to succeed—if they are to finally, evitably win a championship—they have to first tear down Wrigley Field? That there is bad juju on Waveland and hoodoo on Sheffield and black alchemy on Addison and maybe some cursed pirate… » 5/15/12 4:05pm 5/15/12 4:05pm

Death Is Stalking The 1994 Chargers

It is the plot of the least likely Final Destination sequel ever: members of the 1994 AFC Champion Chargers have been dying premature deaths. Even more premature than the average CTE-doomed football player: with Lew Bush's death last week, seven eight players from that Super Bowl team have passed away before the age of … » 12/13/11 3:00pm 12/13/11 3:00pm

Soon-To-Be-Fired Newspaper Editor Puts A Big Old "Fuck" On Page 3C

You may want to avert your delicate sensibilities from today's Greenville (S.C.) News, because they accidentally printed a naughty not-for-old-people-who-still-subscribe-to-newspapers word in today's story about the SEC Title Game. It's easy to miss, subtly placed in the flow of the text, but look very closely at the… » 12/01/11 11:45am 12/01/11 11:45am