Man Who Helped Kill Women's Pro Soccer Dies While Playing Soccer

Early this morning rumors began to swirl that Dan Borislow, the millionaire entrepreneur whose legal war with Women's Professional Soccer was instrumental in bringing about the league's demise, had died at the age of 52. Bloomberg has since confirmed that Borislow died last night of a heart attack after playing in a… » 7/22/14 12:33pm 7/22/14 12:33pm

Kliff Kingsbury's Swaggy And Expensive-Looking Watch Is Probably Fake

Texas Tech head coach Kliff Kingsbury, the man who has gone to great lengths to craft a "James Bond coaches football" image for himself, showed up at Big 12 media days sporting a very expensive-looking watch. People on Twitter were taken aback by the watch, a Breitling Mulliner Tourbillon model that retails for over… » 7/21/14 6:50pm 7/21/14 6:50pm

Disgusting Rich Person Jeffrey Loria Sold A Painting For $32.6 Million

When Jeffrey Loria isn't busy running the Marlins into the ground, he's wheeling and dealing in the art world. On Monday, he sold a (lovely!) portrait by Alberto Giacometti for $32.6 million at a New York art auction. That puts the painting's value just $7 million shy of the current payroll of the Miami Marlins. » 11/06/13 5:20pm 11/06/13 5:20pm

Country Club Takes Potential Dress Code Modification Very Seriously

A few months ago, the board of governors of the Chester Valley Golf Club considered widening the scope of the club's dress code to include denim. But what kind of ramifications would such a radical change bring? Would the club be plunged into chaos? Perhaps! Such questions left the board of governors with only one… » 6/27/13 12:10pm 6/27/13 12:10pm

Let's Gawk At Roger Goodell's Under-Construction Summer Home

In December, it was reported that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell was building a summer home in Prouts Neck, Maine. A reader who lives in the town recently went on a stroll near what he tells us is the construction site for Goodell's new home, and he took some pictures to share with us. It's a nice looking house! » 4/17/13 11:33am 4/17/13 11:33am

Report: James Dolan Fired A Security Guard Who Didn't Recognize Him…

Knicks owner James Dolan is an asswipe and a schmuck, and according to the New York Post, he is also a giant asshole. A source tells the Post that this past Sunday, Dolan was denied access into the Delta Sky 360 club in Madison Square Garden by security guard Fiordaliza Hernandez because Dolan didn't have his ID on… » 4/02/13 11:30am 4/02/13 11:30am

Manchester United Hired "A Fleet Of Private Jets" To Shuttle Its…

Today in operating costs: because soccer's international competition schedule—as of late, World Cup qualifiers—interferes with the English Premier League's late-season schedule, one English Premier League team you may have heard of hired a bunch of private jets to make sure its players would be back on time. Guess… » 3/30/13 11:50am 3/30/13 11:50am

Steve Buckhantz Couldn't Tell Whether That Game-Ending Shot Went In…

We all had a good laugh when Washington Wizards play-by-play man Steve Buckhantz dusted off his patented "dagger!" call despite Trevor Ariza's (very nice looking) airball to end the Wizards' game on Wednesday night. The misplaced enthusiasm was funny but, as we noted at the time, you couldn't really blame… » 3/02/13 11:30am 3/02/13 11:30am

The Only Reason We Know Roger Goodell's Absurd Salary Is That The NFL…

Yesterday, we mentioned that Roger Goodell's salary jump from two years ago had been released to the public via the NFL's public tax return, filed at the end of this week. His salary increased from roughly $11.6 million in 2010 to a take-home of $29.49 million in 2011, much of it in bonuses for unknown benchmarks. (… » 2/16/13 10:15am 2/16/13 10:15am

Tom Brady's New House Literally Has A Moat

Above, Tom Brady's new $20 million California home, which, besides being sunken into what looks like an un-traversable valley, also has a moat—literally, a moat. You can't really see it from the above angle because the massive house is blocking our view, but here's another view, where you can the moat that Tom Brady… » 1/26/13 3:15pm 1/26/13 3:15pm

Rich Golfer Phil Mickelson Is Going To Take "Drastic" Action To Escape…

This past weekend, wealthy golfer Phil Mickelson took some time during a press conference to express his displeasure with the current federal and state tax codes. Like Gerard Depardieu, Mickelson finds the burden of being a multi-multimillionaire in a confiscatory socialist political system too much to bear. Here's… » 1/22/13 4:35pm 1/22/13 4:35pm

Weep For The Millionaire College Football Coaches Who Can't Sell Their…

Being a Division I college football coach is hard. You get paid millions of dollars, you get to bully your post-adolescent free labor into doing whatever you want them to do, and you get painted as a demigod by football-obsessed towns and campuses. It's a tough gig. » 10/12/12 2:25pm 10/12/12 2:25pm

Tom Brady Called The Head Of JP Morgan To Cheer Him Up After He Lost $6…

Tom Brady's had losses in his day. Big ones. Like Super Bowl XLII. And Super Bowl XLVI. He never lost $6 billion, but he never had $6 billion to lose. Brady feels for losers. So when someone loses, and Tom Brady can help, he gets on the horn. Here's Vanity Fair, via Dealbreaker: » 10/04/12 5:30pm 10/04/12 5:30pm

Gordon Gee, Ohio State's "Best Recruiter" Of Uncompensated…

On August 1, The Toledo Blade published a story about Gordon Gee, Ohio State's president, and likely the most prominent university president in the country right now. The article says that Gee's enthusiasm for the Buckeyes extends to hands-on football recruiting: » 9/29/12 10:00am 9/29/12 10:00am

You Can Now Own Jeff Tedford's Insane Estate For Only $5.35 Million

Cal football coach Jeff Tedford still has a few more years left on his coaching contract, but it appears he's looking to downsize his living quarters just a tad, putting his palatial, two-acre estate, complete with a basketball court done up in UC-Berkeley colors, on the housing market for a cool $5.35 million. » 8/29/12 11:35pm 8/29/12 11:35pm

Possible Reasons Why One Would Spend $315 On The New LeBron James Nikes

Maybe you've heard that Nike is releasing its new LeBron James-inspired shoes this fall, called the Nike LeBron X. The top-of-the-line pair will cost $315, which is approximately $275 more than I typically like spending on a pair of sneakers, but that's fine. I figure some folks out there will be happy to plunk down… » 8/21/12 9:25pm 8/21/12 9:25pm

Keyshawn Johnson Starts His Own Wine Label

When you're at the store and need to pick up some wine for a meaningful occasion, are you really going to be perusing the selections and be stopped in your tracks by a Keyshawn Johnson vintage? The former NFL wide receiver and current ESPN analyst sure hopes so. He's started his own wine label, called KJ1, and the… » 7/20/12 12:20am 7/20/12 12:20am

Your Kids Will Love Playing "Human Bowling Ball," The Most Insane…

It costs $4,500, it's easy to set up, and it lets you live out your American Gladiators-induced dreams of riding around inside a giant ball, wreaking havoc on your surroundings. It's called the Human Bowling Ball, and it's basically a giant, inflatable bowling game that lets you (the ball) knock down oversize pins… » 7/10/12 11:00pm 7/10/12 11:00pm