Brett Favre Unqualified To Discuss Safety Of Football, Says Sportswriter

Only the parents of boys are welcome in the discussion of whether it's unsafe to let children play football. So says Mike Florio, a collectible commemorative helmet-phone in the employ of NBC Sports, who's mad at Brett Favre for expressing reservations about whether he'd encourage his non-existent son to play the game. » 7/16/14 4:25pm 7/16/14 4:25pm

Browns Owner Avoids Federal Prosecution With Massive Settlement

Browns owner Jimmy Haslam, who is the CEO of a truck stop empire that committed a whole bunch of fraud, probably won't be spending any time in prison for presiding over a company that bilked customers out of tens of millions of dollars. That's because his company, Pilot Flying J, just agreed to pay $92 million to the… » 7/14/14 3:01pm 7/14/14 3:01pm

How Vacant World Cup Stadiums Could Be Turned Into Housing

The World Cup ends this weekend, leaving Brazil with the heady task of deciding what, exactly, to do with the 12 stadiums that were built or converted for games. Two architects have published a proposal to convert the stadiums into something Brazil desperately needs: Affordable housing. » 7/11/14 4:15pm 7/11/14 4:15pm

These Posters For Every World Cup Since 1930 Were Made By One Designer

The semi-finals of the World Cup begin today, and soccer, er, football fever—though slightly dimmer now Stateside—is ramping back up for the rest of the world. Which makes it a perfect time to check in with one superfan-slash-designer, who redesigned each official World Cup poster for fun. » 7/08/14 10:03am 7/08/14 10:03am

Men's Sports Uniforms, Ranked

Summer's in full swing, and there are sporting events all over the damn TV. The World Cup has presented us with lots of excuses to gaze upon Thighlights, but are soccer uniforms really the most awesome uniforms in the sporting world? If not, then what sport has the best uniform? Time for some investigative journalism. » 6/25/14 11:33am 6/25/14 11:33am

Jim Irsay Won't Apologize, Says He Often Carries Briefcases Full Of Cash

Jim Irsay has spoken publicly for the first time since his OUI arrest, when he was pulled over with numerous pill bottles and $29,000 in cash in a metal briefcase. Irsay sat down for an interview with the Indianapolis Star's Bob Kravitz, and the result is exactly the kind of soft-pedaled interview that every embattled… » 6/10/14 3:56pm 6/10/14 3:56pm

Danny Amendola Draws Ire Of Insufferable Boston Media

Boston sports media sucks, and a good way to make it worse is to toss it some mildly controversial chum while the boredom of the NFL offseason has it itching for something to be shitty and annoying about. That's what Patriots wide receiver Danny Amendola did on Tuesday when he hung up in the middle of an interview… » 6/05/14 4:11pm 6/05/14 4:11pm

Michael Sam Is Doing A Reality Show, And That Sucks

So Michael Sam has a reality show now, and I'm just gonna go ahead and align myself with the HOT TAKES crowd and say that Sam just pissed away a whole lot of the goodwill he'd built up for himself these past few months. They can class up the announcement all they like. They can call it a "documentary" series even… » 5/15/14 2:56pm 5/15/14 2:56pm