The Ballad Of The Other J.R. Smith, Web Designer And Recipient Of Much…

Via Trey Kerby, the above mournful tweet, from J.R. Smith, the web designer (and, as his Twitter bio puts it, "NOT A BASKETBALL PLAYER"). If you're wondering how the other J.R. Smith can tell basketball season has started up, well, social media really has a way of putting people in touch with their favorite… » 11/17/12 3:10pm 11/17/12 3:10pm

ESPN Repeatedly Identifies Random Man As Former NFL Running Back Fred…

Former Florida and Jaguars great Fred Taylor has a son, Kelvin, who like dad plays running back and is committed to play for the Gators. Kelvin's Glades Day squad made the trip up to Yulee for a battle of Florida high school heavyweights, and the ESPN broadcast focused mostly on Fred Taylor, who will be inducted… » 9/30/12 10:30am 9/30/12 10:30am

Buffalo NBC Station Uses Photos Of Singer Seal To Report On Actor…

Actor Michael Clarke Duncan died Monday from complications of a heart attack, and his death was reported in the A block of most East Coast 11pm newscasts. » 9/04/12 12:19am 9/04/12 12:19am

The Hidden Victim Of Yahoo Sports' Miami Report: Former Florida Guard…

Yesterday's Yahoo Sports dressing-down of The U included all the usual NCAA hand-wringing: illegal cars, strippers, and cash. We got a little excited because stripper abortions and bowling Donna Shalala were involved. (Anytime there's an investigation this big, there has to be the littlest bit of something interesting… » 8/17/11 3:05pm 8/17/11 3:05pm

BBC Mistakenly Confuses Media Gadfly For Baseball Expert, Substantial…

Ben Walker writes about baseball for the Associated Press—you'll see his byline, or, perhaps, his words fairly often. Michael Wolff is not Ben Walker. Wolff is a media writer for Vanity Fair, which would never have heard of baseball were Michael Lewis not on its masthead. » 7/14/11 7:35pm 7/14/11 7:35pm

Dance Show Contestant Hines Ward Sees Nothing Newsworthy About Getting…

Hines Ward, who guest blogs about Dancing With The Stars for the Los Angeles Times, was driving home from a late dinner through North Hollywood early this morning when he "was briefly detained at gunpoint in a mix-up over a reported stolen car." Seems as if his ladyfriend (or friend who happens to be a lady) told… » 5/05/11 9:30pm 5/05/11 9:30pm

Richmond Fought The Good Fight Against Kansas Until The Game Started

Your morning roundup for March 26, when James Corley of Conroe, Texas mulls the misfortune of not stopping after his 15th DUI conviction. Now, he'll have 99 years to practice counting to 1,030. » 3/26/11 9:00am 3/26/11 9:00am

Why Is Someone Who's Purportedly Pacman Jones In Handcuffs Again?…

According to cincinnati.247.sports, "the car [Pacman Jones] was driving was forced off the road and onto the sidewalk by another car. As a result Jones apparently hit a pedestrian. » 10/10/10 7:30pm 10/10/10 7:30pm