Did New Clippers CEO Dick Parsons Really Play College Basketball?…

Dick Parsons has had, as they say, a long and distinguished career. A one-time aide to Vice President Nelson Rockefeller and a former chair of organizations ranging from Time Warner to Citigroup to the Jazz Foundation of America, he's if anything overly qualified for his current role as CEO of the Los Angeles Clippers. » 5/22/14 2:50pm 5/22/14 2:50pm

Skip Bayless Is Making Up Shit About The Michigan-Notre Dame Rivalry

This morning we illustrated how one ESPN blowhard will make up facts in order to argue for continuing a college football series lucrative for the WWL. Not to be outdone, Skip Bayless chimed in on the topic this morning on First Take, and somehow managed to get it even more wrong than Mark May. » 9/03/13 1:33pm 9/03/13 1:33pm

Mark May Is Now Blatantly Lying To Viewers

Notre Dame is ending its series of football games against Michigan, and Irish coach Brian Kelly raised controversy over the weekend when he claimed the Wolverines weren't a rival. That led ESPN's college football panel of Joe Tessitore, Mark May, and Lou Holtz to take on the topic during halftime of last night's… » 9/03/13 9:00am 9/03/13 9:00am

Vladimir Putin Says He Didn't Steal Bob Kraft's Super Bowl Ring

Yesterday, we wrote about how Russian president Vladimir Putin Deboed Patriots owner Bob Kraft for one of his Super Bowl rings. The story felt too good to be true, which means it might be too good to be true. Kraft's recount of the exchange and Putin's quote, for example, approaches something resembling implausibility: » 6/16/13 2:15pm 6/16/13 2:15pm

Paul Ryan Lied About Being Good At Marathons

Republic vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan takes fitness very, very seriously. Except when he's completely bullshitting about it. Runner's World reports that Ryan told a radio interviewer that he used to run marathons, before back trouble forced him to keep his runs under 10 miles, and his best time was "Under… » 9/01/12 7:54am 9/01/12 7:54am

Dan Snyder's Official Team Bio Is A Tour De Force Of Bullshit

When you think of Redskins owner Dan Snyder, you think of a miserable, gutless sack of shit who ruined a franchise and made an entire fanbase hate his guts. Ah, but that's just how Dan Snyder is perceived in the real world. The world of official team bios, on the other hand, is magical place where any traces of Dan… » 6/18/12 3:10pm 6/18/12 3:10pm

Jalen Rose Called Out Skip Bayless's High School Hoops Fantasy And…

After reports emerged yesterday that ESPN's Skip Bayless had grossly exaggerated his high school basketball career—claiming he started for a state finalist team when his own high school yearbook suggests he averaged just 1.4 points per gameFirst Take panelist and actual basketball star Jalen Rose chose a perfect… » 4/10/12 1:00pm 4/10/12 1:00pm

Report: Basketball Hero Skip Bayless Actually Averaged 1.4 Points Per…

About a week ago, we told you about the high school exploits of "starting point guard" Skip Bayless. According to Skip, he started for the team that would eventually lose in the state finals. Turns out, Skip Bayless is a fibber. Or, maybe his coach just had an unconventional way of constructing his lineup. You decide. » 4/09/12 2:49pm 4/09/12 2:49pm