Report: War Machine Attempted Jail Suicide

Former MMA fighter War Machine attempted to commit suicide in Clark County Detention Center Tuesday night, according to TMZ. A jailor went into War Machine's cell after he noticed him unresponsive, and found "a piece of linen around his neck which was tied to the leg of the bed." The jailor cut away the linen, after… » 10/16/14 8:09pm Thursday 8:09pm

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 7:37pm 12/09/13 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 3:37pm 11/23/13 3:37pm

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 11:56am 8/14/13 11:56am

EA Loses $11 Million Madden Lawsuit

A jury today found that Electronic Arts used code and features developed by the designer of the first John Madden Football throughout Madden games published into the mid-1990s without crediting or paying him royalties, and required EA to pay damages that could start at $11 million and potentially reach much higher. » 7/23/13 9:25pm 7/23/13 9:25pm

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 5:07pm 7/20/13 5:07pm

NFL Pros Go Back to College to Fight for Their Video Game Rights

Two letters and a number. That's all you need to be a household name in college football—or its video game, at least. But this year, when NCAA Football 14 hits shelves on Tuesday, South Carolina's fearsome DE#7 and Texas A&M's do-it-all QB#2 will be joined, for the first time, by active players appearing under their… » 7/07/13 5:42pm 7/07/13 5:42pm

Judge Orders Floyd Mayweather To Pay More Than $113,000 In Legal Fees…

Unafraid boxer Floyd Mayweather recently was released from prison after two months, which means feverish speculation of when/whether/if he'll eventually fight Manny Pacquiao can begin anew in earnest. But before that any of that comes to pass, Mayweather will need check his couch cushions to make a payment to Pacquiao… » 9/18/12 8:00pm 9/18/12 8:00pm

LPGA English-Only Policy: Here Come the Lawyas

As if public displeasure were not strong enough against the LPGA's proposed English-only policy, now lawyers have arrived on the scene to pronounce the policy potentially illegal » 8/27/08 2:30pm 8/27/08 2:30pm. Really? Potentially illegal. Every lawyer loves this legal analysis. Everything is potentially illegal. The answer to every legal question…