Pacers Unveil Corny Hoosiers-Inspired Alternate Jerseys

In what will probably go down as the most effective marketing ploy directed solely at white people since the invention of gourmet mayonnaise, the Indiana Pacers have announced that the team will wear Hickory High jerseys—the very same worn by the fictional high school basketball team in the movie Hoosiers—during a… »7/21/15 10:58am7/21/15 10:58am


Can Dirtbags, Pretty Ladies, And Twitter Save Horse Racing?

If you're like the average American, your experience of major horse races centers on one: the Kentucky Derby. Perhaps you know a bit more about the sport and follow the Preakness and the Belmont as well, putting a bit of money down in the same spirit in which you'd pick a bracket and talking up Triple Crown winners… »11/01/13 3:25pm11/01/13 3:25pm

Let's Bro-ify ALL the Woman Products So Men Won't Feel Like Pussies

We've covered at length the ways in which traditionally "male" fields and products (like pens!) are targeted at women: we ladies, weeping flowers that we are, are often offered a sanitized, delicate — often pink — version of a traditionally male product. The reverse situation is just as telling: when traditionally… »7/25/13 11:47am7/25/13 11:47am

Amar'e Stoudemire Generously Donated 1,000 Grim Reminders Of Human Fragility To Louisville

Amar'e Stoudemire, himself synonymous with scratched retinas, torn-up knees and uninsurable contracts, was emotionally blackmailed this week by a pushy contractor working for the University of Louisville's marketing department, and subsequently donated $2,500 to that department so it could invest in 1,000 "big heads"… »4/06/13 11:00am4/06/13 11:00am

The Yankees Are So Evil They Sued For The Exclusive Right To Call Themselves Evil

Evil Enterprises Inc., owners of a website with the URL which currently will not load due to a malware warning—probably Yankee tampering—recently filed a trademark claim for the term "Baseballs Evil Empire," which was sniffed out and promptly disputed by the lawyers employed by Basbeball's Evil… »2/23/13 12:55pm2/23/13 12:55pm

Here's A Horrifying Robert Griffin III Sculpture Made Out Of Subway Sandwiches

Griffin, the sure-to-be second pick in Thursday's draft, was announced last week as Subway's newest pitchman. He's in New York today, where he was greeted by a larger-than-life bust lovingly crafted out of barbecue chicken and various sandwich toppings. ("The hair Is peppers and the teeth are garlic.") »4/24/12 11:45am4/24/12 11:45am

"Got Rings?" T-Shirt Reminds Knicks Fans That Their Team Has Been Bad For Almost 40 Years

Yes, the Knicks have rings, this T-shirt declares. Two of them. From 1970 and 1973. And yes, the NBA store is charging its fans $20 to be reminded of the fact that they've hardly come close since. Available for purchase in orange or blue, shipping and shame not included.

Via Bob's Blitz.
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