Here Are Nebraska Coaches' Talking Points About Unionization

How are other Big Ten schools handling the tectonic movements set off by the Northwestern football players' unionizing campaign? Very, very cautiously, it seems, to judge by the talking points handed down to Nebraska coaches by an associate athletic director. » 4/14/14 2:28pm Monday 2:28pm

How Serious Is Tony Parker's Back Injury?

Tonight, Tony Parker will likely miss his third straight game with a back injury, and more than a few assume that Parker's "injury" is really just a cover for Gregg Popovich to rest his star before the playoffs. The injury, tweeted April 7th from the Spurs' official account as "a sprained facet joint, left side," sounds… » 4/11/14 1:16pm Friday 1:16pm

The UFC Has A Human Rights Problem

One curious fact about the UFC of which a lot of people aren't aware is that the repressive government of Abu Dhabi owns a substantial minority stake in it. With the promotion staging a fight card there tomorrow, Bloody Elbow's Brent Brookhouse rightly figured it would be a good time to remind fans of what that means. » 4/10/14 2:50pm Thursday 2:50pm

Police: Victim Pressured To Not Press Charges Against Green-Beckham

Columbia police announced today that Missouri star wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham will not be arrested in connection with an incident that occurred this weekend, when Green-Beckham allegedly forced his way into an apartment trying to locate his girlfriend and injured one of the residents. That victim told police… » 4/10/14 2:28pm Thursday 2:28pm

No, It's Not Just You: LeBron Really Has Been Bad On Defense

Tom Haberstroh has a post over on ESPN Insider going over the uses of ESPN's new stat, Real Plus-Minus, and how it bears out on things like the MVP race. Tucked inside are a few telling statistical bits about LeBron's defense this season. So we thought, why not go ahead and take a dive into the rest of the numbers and… » 4/09/14 2:48pm 4/09/14 2:48pm

Canucks Owner Texts Reporter: "You Are A Prick"

The thing about the germinating disaster in Vancouver is that it shouldn't even be a big deal. The Canucks will miss the playoffs for the first time since 2008, and that's OK—it's the natural cycle of hockey that a team can't be good forever. The Canucks still have talent, they have money to spend, and if things will… » 4/09/14 1:43pm 4/09/14 1:43pm

One Shitty Moment: March Madness's Saddest Players (And Drake)

Just compelling as the faces of the victors in the NCAA tournament are the reactions of those who came up short. I say reactions instead of faces since most of the time, the losers try to hide their faces with their hands, jerseys, towels—whatever's available. Here are the best pictures of those sad players (and… » 4/08/14 4:01pm 4/08/14 4:01pm