Chipper Jones Rescued Freddie Freeman In The Snowstorm

A state of emergency has been declared in Georgia, as a rare snowstorm has dumped up to four inches across the state. Babies born on the interstate, hundreds of schoolkids unable to get home, and for Atlanta residents, it's a travel nightmare unseen in years. Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman was one of those… » 1/29/14 8:25am 1/29/14 8:25am

Your Cast Of Characters For Tonight's Super Bowl Movie

More than any sporting event this side of Air Bud, the Super Bowl is where we go for cinematic, overproduced sports theater. CBS will have 62 cameras on hand, bringing sweeping panoramas, close-ups, high-definition snot-rockets—everything you could want from a staged drama, except live and unscripted. There's even a… » 2/03/13 4:35pm 2/03/13 4:35pm

Hunter S. Thompson Was "The Bad Boy Of Our Neighborhood," According To…

Cody Winchester of the Argus Leader just posted the FBI's file on Hunter S. Thompson on his Tumblr, and it looks like the agency was keeping close tabs on Thompson during his failed bid to run for sheriff of Pitkin County, Col. in 1970. Looking through the pages, it seems that the FBI first took interest after… » 10/09/12 2:50pm 10/09/12 2:50pm

Cowboys Partner With Marvel Entertainment, Nation's Superheroes Become…

We saw yesterday that no lockout could thwart a spirited Cowboy staff game of beach football. Now we learn that Cowboys brass is still wheeling and dealing, signing a deal to co-brand some garish shirts with Marvel Entertainment, the kind of garment you expect to see on kids walking barefoot behind long-vacant K-Marts. » 7/05/11 11:00pm 7/05/11 11:00pm

Bo Belinsky: Our First Original Playboy Athlete

He fucked Ann-Margret, Mamie Van Doren, Tina Louise, Connie Stevens, and he partied with Eddie Fisher, Dean Martin, and Henry Fonda. He would show up at his team's hotel at 5 a.m., "reeking of bitch and booze," a playboy from a time before Namath or Ali or the dawn of faux cool. Pat Jordan, author of A False Spring, on… » 3/23/11 7:08pm 3/23/11 7:08pm

Pat Jordan Recalls Bo Belinsky: A Modern-Day Athlete From A Bygone Era

No character in sports was more authentic than Robert "Bo" Belinsky, a left-handed pitcher in the '60s. Bo personified "cool," real cool that was intrinsic to his nature, not his public persona. As a rookie, Bo pitched the first no-hitter in California major league history for the Angels. It made him a star and an instant … » 3/23/11 3:30pm 3/23/11 3:30pm