Suit: Bills Cheerleaders Were Taught How To Wash "Intimate Areas"

Now come five Buffalo Jills, joining the growing list of NFL cheerleaders suing their team for allegedly flouting state and federal employment laws. In many ways, their story shows how standardized these practices have become. But in terms of micromanagement, neither of the other cheerleading teams quite matches… » 4/22/14 5:56pm Tuesday 5:56pm

Myth Busting: Do Japanese Pitchers Really Throw More Strikeouts In MLB?

When the Yankees signed Masahiro Tanaka this winter, there wasn't any real question that they were getting an outstanding pitcher, but no one was really expecting what he's done so far. Through 22 innings, Tanaka has struck out 28 batters, good for 11.5 strikeouts per nine innings pitched (SO/9). That's some serious… » 4/22/14 4:18pm Tuesday 4:18pm

Bills Pay $3 Million To Settle Stupid Text-Message Lawsuit

A couple years back, Bills fans signed up to receive text messages featuring news and offers from the team. The fine print said they'd receive no more than five a week. This guy Jerry Wojcik got six! And then, a few weeks later, seven! So he sued. And now the Bills have agreed to cough up more than $3 million to settle … » 4/22/14 2:20pm Tuesday 2:20pm

Jaguars Linebacker Russell Allen Suffered An In-Game Stroke

If you have a minute at lunch today, swing by MMQB and read Robert Klemko's piece on Russell Allen, the Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker who suffered a stroke in last year's Week 15 game against the Buffalo Bills. It's another sad story in a long line of sad stories about the hell America's favorite game can wreak on… » 4/22/14 12:15pm Tuesday 12:15pm

Manchester United Sacks Sad Sack David Moyes After Disastrous Campaign

It's official! Sad David Moyes has been fired by sad Manchester United, just one year into a six-year contract. While Moyes had avoided the ax a couple times this season, the sacking isn't at all surprising given a nightmarish campaign that has resulted in United's worst ever Premier League season and widespread glee… » 4/22/14 11:09am Tuesday 11:09am

Is Chris Paul Somehow Underrated?

There's a neat narrative in the NBA today (which we help perpetuate) that LeBron James and Kevin Durant are the best players in the league by a mile, each season a clash between two great legacies in the making. But how true is this, really? » 4/21/14 4:51pm Monday 4:51pm