Milwaukee Bar Celebrates World Cup In Most Tone Deaf Way Possible

There's a bar in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, called The Nomad, and like most bars in America, it is putting on all kinds of airs in an effort to lure people inside of it to watch World Cup games this month. But The Nomad is offering potential patrons one thing that other bars are not: tone deaf cultural tourism! » 6/12/14 2:04pm 6/12/14 2:04pm

Phil Mushnick: Donald Sterling Was Lynched

Look, is there anything even worth saying about this? New York Post hack Phil Mushnick, as we've previously reminded you, is a race-baiting troll whose job is basically to come as close to just filing a column consisting of the word "moulignan" written out 800 times as he can without getting fired. Anyway, he's … » 5/02/14 5:42pm 5/02/14 5:42pm

Donald Sterling Thinks He Owns His Players; He's Not Alone

Whatever else you say about Donald Sterling, give him this: the man has defeated criticism. There is no way to say anything about this spectacular American grotesque that doesn't amount to congratulating anyone who happens to be less racist than he is for being less racist than Donald Sterling. So, good work, nearly… » 4/28/14 2:41pm 4/28/14 2:41pm

Richard Sherman And The Plight Of The Conquering Negro

Last night in the NFC championship, the San Francisco 49ers trailed the Seattle Seahawks by six, 23-17, with 30 seconds left in the game. Quarterback Colin Kaepernick had led the 49ers all the way down to the Seahawks' 18-yard line. He took the snap out of the gun, set his feet, and released a flossy little fade to… » 1/20/14 3:08pm 1/20/14 3:08pm

How Black Is Duke Basketball?

There's a lot of talk out there—and more than a little evidence—suggesting that this year's Duke Blue Devils, led by the very big and very mobile Jabari Parker, are the most athletic team in the school's history. We decided to investigate whether that claim is true. And since average vertical leap numbers through the… » 12/10/13 12:29pm 12/10/13 12:29pm

Richie Incognito Was Never An Honorary Black Guy

We know that Miami Dolphins offensive lineman Richie Incognito called his teammate Jonathan Martin a "half-nigger." Today, Warren Sapp told Dan Patrick that Incognito called him "a nigger" when the two lined up years ago, when they were still in the league. At first glance, that Richie sounds like a flaming, unabashed… » 11/06/13 5:56pm 11/06/13 5:56pm

Riley Cooper Hasn't "Been Through" Anything

Nick Foles, a quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles, gave an interesting quote to Peter King after a seven-touchdown performance today. One of the day's storylines was that Riley Cooper, one of Foles's receivers—you may recall that he made headlines over the summer for calling someone a "nigger"—finished the day… » 11/03/13 9:29pm 11/03/13 9:29pm