On Wednesday night, the pro League of Legends team Renegades won a victory against Team Coast, securing themselves a spot in the next League of Legends Championship Series (LCS). Making it into the big leagues is normally routine news, but RNG’s win was special. It was the first time a woman made it into the LCS.
Yesterday, Ellen Pao stepped down as CEO of Reddit. Co-founder Steve Huffman will take her place. Pao’s resignation came after a week of heightened tension at the company and on the site, but her tenure had been fraught with controversy and backlash from the sites users since it began.
If you tried to visit r/IAmA (one of Reddit’s biggest subs) recently, you were probably greeted by the image above. And if you’ve been absolutely anywhere else on the site at all in the past few hours, you probably noticed that everyone is flipping their collective shit over speculation that Victoria Taylor, the…
Over the weekend, the first four episodes of Game of Thrones leaked onto torrent sites. In one day, they were downloaded more than a million times. And yet on an Internet that mainlines recaps, teasers, spoilers, and breakdowns, no one seems to want to talk about them, at least beyond the odd mealymouthed appeal to…
What follows is baseless gossip and may also sear your eyeballs, but we’re going to share it nonetheless. Over on Reddit, women are swapping stories about famous musicians they’ve supposedly slept with. Rather than just giving you the highlights, let’s make this a game: match the story with the famous person it’s…
As an ESPN Insider, Keith Law has his articles tucked behind a paywall. You need a subscription to get those MLB nuggets. A couple of Braves fans on Reddit who wanted to read about the latest trade tried to circumvent the Insider tag by posting the article for everyone to read. Law tracked them down and delivered some…
Bill Walton took to Reddit yesterday to answer a bunch of questions, and befitting a guy who once asked "Have you ever been to a volcano?" to his broadcasting partner to end a 30 second tangent about Las Vegas, the questions were weird and his answers were weirder. The volcano even made an appearance.
Here's a helpful bit of observation that popped up on reddit last night. A redditor called Caged put together the point differentials of NBA teams against above- and below-.500 opponents. Unsurprisingly, they look a little different from the straight-up version.
Here, visualized, the results of a poll that are as interesting as they are unscientific. Click expand and commence arguing over what makes something a sport as opposed to a game or an activity.
If you needed help with a legal situation, would you ask the first five people you see on the street? Of course not. So, why would you seek answers for a highly sensitive issue from a bunch of people on the internet who wouldn't have to face any consequences for their advice?
News broke last night that, according to Wisconsin police, two 12-year-old girls recently lured a friend into the woods and stabbed her 19 times. Then, when questioned, they allegedly claimed they wanted to ingratiate themselves with "Slender Man," a monstrous urban legend created by the Internet.
Hey, have you ever found yourself sitting around and wondering things like, "Which player on the Philadelphia Eagles has the biggest unit?" Well, thanks to Eagles linebacker Connor Barwin, it looks like we have an answer to that question.
There was a dude on Reddit today who proposed an open relationship with his girlfriend, only to have the whole thing blow up in his face when his girlfriend managed to score vestigial lovers and he couldn't do likewise. Any normal person will tell you that, unless your name is Gene Simmons, open relationships are…
Josh Wise's Dogecoin Ford is still running today at Talladega, and actually at the moment is in seventh place. That earned him some commentary on exactly how Doge ended up on a damned stock car.
There's an engrossing Reddit thread asking users to share their best groupie stories. Most are about rock stars, but a handful concern athletes. Like everything on Reddit, you should believe nothing. But some of these, especially an amazing Derek Jeter story, you'll want to believe.
For five straight pay-per-view events, a Reddit user named "Dolphins1925" revealed the results of every single WWE match before they aired. But with WWE now aware that it has sprung a leak, last night's SummerSlam was our first chance to see if he could do it again.