The Story About The Russian Dying Over The Botched Olympic Ring Is Fake

This post isn't necessary for all of you. Some of you have been around on the internet long enough to know that the Daily Currant is a satirical news site. For the rest of the crowd, though: Stop sharing that dumb Olympics article around. It isn't real. » 2/09/14 12:09pm 2/09/14 12:09pm

How To Watch The Sochi Olympics Opening Ceremony Live

The XXII Olympic Winter Games opening ceremony in Sochi starts Friday morning at 11 a.m. Eastern Time, but it won't be aired in the U.S. until more than eight hours later thanks to NBC's tape-delay policies. They aren't streaming it live online, either, so if you'd like to join the rest of the world in watching the… » 2/06/14 11:30am 2/06/14 11:30am

No, Pete Carroll Doesn't Have A "9/11" Tattoo On His Wrist

One photo taken immediately after Super Bowl XLVIII shows an unidentified Seattle Seahawk—with a "9/11" tattoo on his wrist—holding the Lombardi Trophy. One tipster asked if the ink belonged to head coach Pete Carroll, which would be interesting, considering his thoughts on the September 11th attacks. It isn't, but we… » 2/05/14 7:46pm 2/05/14 7:46pm

Hey, Stupid Sports Radio Guy, You Owe This Man $100 [Update]

Last year, some dumb sports radio guy in Denver named Darren McKee did a thing that only a dumb sports radio guy would do: he bet reader Charles $100 that the Ravens would make the playoffs this year. Now, with the Ravens' season having ended without a playoff berth, it appears that McKee is not a man of his word. » 1/07/14 4:28pm 1/07/14 4:28pm

How To Pronounce "Sochi," Site Of The Winter Olympics

Craggs and I were in a cab yesterday, half-listening to a Cabvision video of some random Olympic skier talking about Sochi. She pronounced it Sach-ee, like Versace, and we spent the next several minutes wondering if we had been mispronouncing it all along. It seemed possible, after all. Russian as a language is… » 12/20/13 5:52pm 12/20/13 5:52pm

The Marlins Put The Wrong Date On Their Dumb, Fake No-Hitter Tickets

Well, stupid begets stupid. The Marlins have been selling the 9,100 unused tickets to Henderson Alvarez's walk-off no-hitter in the season finale. Dumb, but not unbearably so. Until they fucked up the date on the print-out tickets. » 10/01/13 11:29am 10/01/13 11:29am