Wanderlei Silva Cites Sketchy Vitor Belfort Drug Test In UFC Fight-Fixing Suit

In July, the UFC filed a defamation lawsuit against legendary fighter Wanderlei Silva over two posts he made on Facebook, in which Silva alleged—ludicrously, it should be said—that the UFC fixed fights. Now Silva is trying to get that lawsuit thrown out of court, arguing that there is proof of his allegations, and… »10/05/15 9:35pmYesterday 9:35pm

Lawrence Tynes Sues Buccaneers Over Career-Ending MRSA Infection

Lawrence Tynes hasn’t kicked in the NFL since suffering an MRSA infection in his toe in August 2013, while he was with the Buccaneers. Today he made it clear he blames the team for the infection and the end of his football career, as he filed a lawsuit against the Buccaneers, seeking $35 million in lost future… »4/06/15 10:01pm4/06/15 10:01pm

Suit: Saints Owner Tom Benson Is Being Manipulated By His Scheming Wife

Yesterday, New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson's daughter and grandchildren filed a lawsuit seeking to block his recent and curious decision to cut his family members out of his life and name his third wife, Gayle Marie LaJaunie Bird, heir to his ownership of both teams. We now have a copy of the full… »1/23/15 10:42am1/23/15 10:42am

Fighters Sue The UFC, Alleging Massive Violations Of Federal Law

A group of mixed martial arts fighters held a press conference today to announce that they had filed an antitrust suit against the UFC, alleging that fighters "are paid a fraction of what they would earn in a competitive marketplace." The suit, filed by fighters Nate Quarry, Cung Le, and Jon Fitch, seeks… »12/16/14 10:00pm12/16/14 10:00pm

Woman Who Took Jerry Jones Pics Files Lawsuit Alleging Sexual Assault

Jana Weckerly, the woman who took those gross photos of Jerry Jones posing with some strippers and finally emerged last week via a statement from her lawyer, has now filed a civil suit against Jerry Jones and the Dallas Cowboys alleging that Jones sexually assaulted her. Some of the allegations within it will make… »9/09/14 6:49pm9/09/14 6:49pm

Judge Rules Against Donald Sterling, Who Will Lose The Clippers

Donald Sterling's ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers was finally wrested away from him thanks to a judge's ruling on Sterling's lawsuit against his wife, Shelly, which was meant to block the sale of the Clippers to Steve Ballmer. The judge ruled a clean sweep in favor of Shelly Sterling, and the sale of the team… »7/28/14 6:11pm7/28/14 6:11pm

The NFL Now Wants $15.1 Million From M.I.A., Because The NFL Is Crazy

It was pretty goddamn ridiculous—for reasons explained here and here—when the NFL decided that it was going to sue M.I.A. for flipping the bird during her Super Bowl halftime performance, but according to new documents obtained by The Hollywood Reporter, the league's suit against M.I.A. has now gone from silly to… »3/17/14 6:22pm3/17/14 6:22pm

College Players Can Get a PS4 From a Bowl Game, But They Can't Be Paid

The Military Bowl is no one's idea of a major college football bowl game. It's a shitty bowl, in fact, inviting five-loss teams to stage background-noise football two days after Christmas. Despite that, every player from Maryland and Marshall will receive a PlayStation 4 for showing up this year. »12/09/13 7:37pm12/09/13 7:37pm

EA Sports Sued by a Desperate NCAA Over the Game it Endorsed and Made

Back in the summer, the NCAA piously announced it would no longer license video games, leaving it to members to decide whether they would continue to appear in EA Sports' college football series. The schools' biggest licensing agent and Electronic Arts chose to settle all claims brought by college players, leaving the… »11/23/13 3:37pm11/23/13 3:37pm

Infographic: The NFL's Puny Concussion Settlement, Visualized

As Peter King first reported earlier today, the NFL has agreed to pay out $765 million over 20 years to settle the concussion lawsuit brought by 4,500 former players. (More will likely be added to settle the players legal fees.) Lots of people have pointed out that $765 million is less than 10 percent of the NFL's… »8/29/13 4:14pm8/29/13 4:14pm

Three Major College Conferences Will Stop Licensing EA Sports Games

The Pac-12, the Big Ten and the Southeastern Conference—cornerstones of major college football—will no longer license their league's symbols or trademarks to EA Sports. While the 40 members they represent may still appear in future video games, the departure of these leagues is a painful blow to the series. »8/14/13 11:56am8/14/13 11:56am

EA Sports' College Football Series Survives Another Three Years

When word passed the NCAA was pulling its name and logo off EA Sports' 21-year-old NCAA Football series, many immediately assumed it was the death of the title. Once everyone realized another entity altogether handles the 120+ teams who appear in the game, it became clear this was largely an ass-covering technicality. »7/20/13 5:07pm7/20/13 5:07pm