It’s Friday and the snowpocalypse has descended upon most of us. We’re hanging out in the discussion section below, ready to yak.
What was the last actual, physical book you read? If you’re struggling for an answer, please keep reading. (Note: This does not count as a book.)
Although the Coyotes traded All-Star John Scott on Friday to the Canadiens, who promptly sent him to the AHL, the enforcer will still play in the All-Star Weekend’s 3-on-3 tournament. The NHL announced today that Scott would remain as the captain of the Pacific Division for the season break in Nashville.
Andy Reid has won 48 of his 101 challenges in his 17-year NFL head coaching career. He loves tossing that red flag onto the field, replay be damned. Around the two-minute warning in the first half of today’s game, a Chiefs employee smoothly took the challenge flag out of Reid’s pocket, so he wouldn’t use it out of…
American Jack Sock tested out a new postmatch tradition today at the ASB Classic in New Zealand. After beating Kevin Anderson, Sock gave one of his used socks to a fan.
Andrew Smith, who played basketball at Butler from 2009 to 2013, died today of cancer. He was 25. His wife, Samantha Smith, broke the news.
Former Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar says he has repeatedly tried to talk to current Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel, but hasn’t gotten a response. This was inevitable, wasn’t it?
Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin might have just won a title, but the team bus waits for no one. The coach found himself scrambling for a ride after Monday’s National Championship Game.
The writers at Deadspin asked their moms and dads what they thought of the site in 2015. Here are their unedited responses.
The Memphis Tigers lost to Auburn in the Birmingham Bowl yesterday, but safety Reggis Ball wanted a souvenir to commemorate his two interceptions in the game. So, he wrestled an equipment staffer for a game ball and ran. The school dismissed the redshirt senior from the team a few hours after the incident.
With a dodgy offensive line and an unreliable running game, the Packers haven’t been as strong as usual this year, but the Cardinals made them look like a fourth-place team on Sunday. Arizona pasted Green Bay in a 38-8 win that revealed why Bruce Arians’s team is so scary: Their depth chart is stacked.
Everyone has typos. They’ll always happen, no matter how many times someone checks their copy. (This article is the exception. It’s infallible.) Philly sports personality Howard Eskin transcended the regular typo, however, with his reaction to Cliff Lee’s desire to pitch in MLB next season.
It makes you wonder how the Giants ever lose a game, when they can seemingly just throw a football anywhere within his gravity well and he’ll pull it in.
Both of Doug Flutie’s parents died this morning, according to a post by the former NFL quarterback. Flutie said that his ailing father died in the hospital; not even an hour later, his mother died. Both deaths were from heart attacks.
Miami Heat swingman Gerald Green was hospitalized Nov. 4 after causing a commotion at his condominium that came with very little explanation. The Miami Herald has obtained the police report for the incident and unearthed a few more details about what happened, but they mostly raise further questions.
Sporadic baseball analyst Curt Schilling tuned in to Game 5 of the World Series last night, and he was really in favor of keeping Mets starter Matt Harvey in for the whole game, until he wasn’t. The progression of tweets is a fun ride.
The Saints and Giants disrespected the entire concept of defense in football Sunday as they combined for 101 total points in a 52-49 New Orleans win. Drew Brees threw seven passing touchdowns; Eli Manning threw six. Since only one team could win, the Giants ended up scoring the second-most points in any game on Sunday…
The Bruins visited Boston Children’s Hospital today and, in the spirit of Halloween, wore costumes. Everyone loves Minions, right? Your 7-year-old nephew named Zack definitely loves Minions.
The NFL has fined a player for a really stupid reason. Well, we have to be more specific than that: The NFL has fined a player for publicly supporting a good cause that the league also unequivocally supports. Okay, that still doesn’t narrow it down enough: The NFL has fined Steelers defensive back William Gay for…