Steve Young Compares Peyton Manning To Obama, Or Something

I think Steve Young is trying to say that for Denver to beat Cincinnati tonight Peyton Manning needs to play well—which, duh—but did he need to use some garbled metaphor about Manning, Obama, and dictatorship to do it? Or is he trying to sneak some political commentary about Obama—go search Twitter for "Obama" and… » 12/22/14 8:41pm 12/22/14 8:41pm

Everything Wrong With Barack Obama's Workout

Well well well, the secret is out. U.S. President Barack Obama's secret workout is finally declassified and caught on tape for all the world to see. Mister President, you got some problems. » 6/04/14 4:27pm 6/04/14 4:27pm

Lady Who Just Lit Olympic Flame Tweeted A Racist Picture Of The Obamas

The Olympic opening ceremony just wrapped up, and former Russian figure skater Irina Rodnina was the given the honor of lighting the Olympic flame. Rodnina is one of Russia's most successful figure skaters, and is currently a member of Russia's public chamber. She is also, it seems, pretty racist! » 2/07/14 2:16pm 2/07/14 2:16pm

The Gateway-Drug Myth Goes to Pot

"I've got a fat lip," President Barack Obama told New Yorker editor David Remnick on an Air Force One flight this fall, while munching away on Nicorette. The injury resulted from a blow to the face during the president's favorite stress-reliever—basketball. And since he was in Washington, D.C. at the time of the… » 1/24/14 4:27pm 1/24/14 4:27pm

President Obama Talks Football And The NCAA

The New Republic has an interview with President Obama where the newly re-minted commander-in-chief discusses, among other things, violence in football. The President makes some reasonable observations about the sport and the changes he foresees—less exciting for us, safer for the players—which I think we can all get… » 1/27/13 12:30pm 1/27/13 12:30pm

Angry Tom Brady Nearly Inspired The Patriots To The Biggest Regular…

San Francisco 41, New England 34: The 49ers and Patriots got together to play a football game tonight and, since the first one they tried sucked, they obligingly scrapped it and started a new one with 10 minutes left in the third quarter. Up to that point, the two teams had combined for three interceptions, eight… » 12/17/12 12:36am 12/17/12 12:36am

Beer Of The Week: La Fin Du Monde

Add this to your bucket list: Watching a U.S. presidential election from somewhere other than the States. On Tuesday night I was about 40 miles from the border, in Vancouver, watching the election returns with Democrat ex-pats. (The party affiliation was an inevitability, as there are virtually no Republicans in… » 11/10/12 10:30pm 11/10/12 10:30pm

MLB Hot Stove Apathy: The Real Secret Variable That (Almost) Predicted…

The "Redskins Rule" failed to pick the winner for second time in three presidential races, so it looks like everyone will have to pick a new random sports thing as their favorite election-prediction oracle. Instead of just choosing some random team's game, we decided to go to the sports site that really has its finger… » 11/07/12 5:00pm 11/07/12 5:00pm

Poll: Lance Armstrong More Popular Than Obama Among America's Youth

In case you haven't been following the news, last week didn't go so hot for Lance Armstrong. He was stripped of 7 Tour de France titles, dropped by his sponsors, and accused of bribery. So how did his reputation stand up? » 10/26/12 2:30pm 10/26/12 2:30pm

Dick Vitale Was Duped By A Fake Obama Twitter Account

Dick Vitale shared quite the tale during the Carrier Classic this past Friday. As we all know, President Obama—noted basketball enthusiast—was present for the game which allowed for some down time discussion points. » 11/13/11 12:00pm 11/13/11 12:00pm

ESPN Nixes Bill Simmons-Barack Obama Podcast

If Bill Simmons seems grouchier in his MVP column today, or in his podcast later this week, you'll have to forgive him. He was scheduled to have Sen. Barack Obama as a guest, but, for reasons that haven't quite made themselves clear, ESPN canceled the appearance. Obama was all ready to go, but the network pulled the… » 4/16/08 8:42am 4/16/08 8:42am