Down With Big Birthday

I have two kids with birthdays coming up and as much as I would like to sidestep the Birthday-Industrial Complex, it's no easy task. There are two levels of peer pressure in the birthday universe: the peer pressure exerted on your children (not that I really care about that) and the social pressure exerted on you, the… » 1/30/14 12:04pm 1/30/14 12:04pm

Mike Miller Considers Suing Heat For Setting Him Up With Con Man

Former Miami Heat swingman Mike Miller is strongly considering filing a $1.7 million lawsuit against his former team. Miller isn't considering suing for unpaid wages or bonus money, though. He believes that the Heat are responsible for paying him money he lost in a failed business relationship with a con man who used… » 10/25/13 10:26am 10/25/13 10:26am

Vikings Owner Zygi Wilf Likely To Pay Huge Sum In Fraud Case

Here's a quick reminder that Browns owner Jimmy Haslam isn't the only NFL owner to have had his name linked with some shady business dealings. Vikings owner and real estate mogul Zygi Wilf is now on the hook for what could end up being tens of millions of dollars after losing a civil suit to former business partners… » 8/07/13 12:35pm 8/07/13 12:35pm

Lawsuit Alleges That Curt Schilling's Company Concealed Financial…

It's been months since the Curt Schilling's quixotic pursuit to create an online role playing game ended with his video game company, 38 Studios, going belly up. 38 Studios didn't go bankrupt until after it had taken a $75 million dollar loan from the state of Rhode Island, though, and new court documents reveal that… » 4/08/13 12:55pm 4/08/13 12:55pm

Murder, Transsexuals, And The Price Is Right: The Story Of The Dale…

April Fool's Day internet browsing is not like every other day. Every story is a probably lie, and for once the normally foolproof policy of believing everything you read on the internet is not recommended. This story is different, though. This is an entirely true story about a whole massive load of lies. It involves a … » 4/01/13 1:47pm 4/01/13 1:47pm

Which Athlete Did Freddie "FredEx" Mitchell Ensnare In His Low-Rent Tax…

Former Eagles wide receiver Freddie Mitchell, who is mostly known for catching one long pass and giving himself a catchy nickname, has been facing tax evasion and fraud charges since March of last year, and pled guilty to filing a false tax claim yesterday. That crime carries a maximum penalty of ten years in jail and… » 3/09/13 2:45pm 3/09/13 2:45pm

One Of The Mets' New Minority Owners Has Been Accused Of Consumer…

Will the Mets ever be anything but an incorporated facepalm of a team? The latest addition to the team's ever-growing portfolio of pathetic missteps comes courtesy of The New York Times, which points out today that one of the team's new minority owners is allegedly little more than a flowery scam artist. » 12/03/12 12:10pm 12/03/12 12:10pm