Soccer Fans to Get Free Access to Museums So They Don't Destroy Cities

You look like you love sports. Would you ever fuck up a historical monument in order to prove to the world how much you really loved sport(s)? Would you rather go to a museum to prove that you love sports—and art—thereby killing two birds with one stone? I like where your head is at. » 3/12/15 3:29pm 3/12/15 3:29pm

My Adventures As A Different Kind Of RPG Wizard

For the past few weeks, I've been playing a very different kind of RPG. There aren't any Paladins, or orcs, or castles, or magic, or even potions. There are just ten sweaty men doing battle in an arena. It's one of the best RPGs I've ever played. » 2/25/15 8:17pm 2/25/15 8:17pm

Psychic Clam Predicts Super Bowl XLIX Winner: Seahawks or Patriots?

Andy Murray Wins Match, Notes 'Women Can Be Very Good Coaches Too'

After dramatically winning his semi-final match in the Australian Open against Tomas Berdych on Thursday, Andy Murray praised his coach Amélie Mauresmo, whom some had doubted would properly be able to lead him to victory because she is a woman. » 1/29/15 12:43pm 1/29/15 12:43pm

Here Is A Cool Curling Thing, Probably. Who Even Knows, Man.

I'm not going to pretend to know anything about curling except that it is kind of like lawn bowling or cornhole or shuffleboard but not really, and more importantly, that every four years when the Winter Olympics comes around I watch like 20 hours of it. » 1/09/15 3:16pm 1/09/15 3:16pm

What's the Best Water Bottle?

The water bottle market is flooded with options, but which vessel is the best for toting around the liquid you need to stay alive? Head for the comments and let us know. » 1/05/15 3:16pm 1/05/15 3:16pm

You Can Soon Stream ESPN on the Web for $20 a Month

Sports has been one of the last great hold-outs of cord cutting, but now a little progress is being made in the right direction—soon, you'll be able to get live sports without a cable subscription, too. Dish's new web TV service will let you stream ESPN for 20 bucks a month. » 1/05/15 2:17pm 1/05/15 2:17pm

The Year In Sports Fans: The Good, The Bad, And The Bills

Sports fans were all over the place in 2014. There were fights, babies, whimsical drunks, scary drunks, sports, dicks, and butts. Take a look back at some of the most notable fans. » 12/22/14 2:09pm 12/22/14 2:09pm

A five-year-old boy who heard that the University of Alabama-Birmingham was canceling its football program sent his entire $1 allowance to the school to try to save it. That's not nearly enough—his useless gesture was a failure. » 12/19/14 11:07am 12/19/14 11:07am

Qatar Pays Migrant Workers $1 an Hour To Be Fake Sports Fans

The life of most migrant workers in Qatar is bleak—so bleak, it's a human rights violation. The latest report from Doha reveals a new twist in the sad story. When they're not toiling away at building stadiums for the 2022 World Cup, many workers are being paid impossibly small wages to be fake sports fans. It doesn't… » 12/17/14 2:18pm 12/17/14 2:18pm

A Lot Of You Wanted To See Paul George's Broken Leg This Year

Google has released the most searched items in 2014, and the top NBA player is not LeBron James, but Paul George. James's return to Cleveland was not as interesting as the guy who broke his leg on national television. » 12/16/14 2:06pm 12/16/14 2:06pm

The Bills Should Pay People to Dig Out Their City, Not Their Stadium

The Buffalo Bills are offering local residents $10/hour plus game tickets if they swing by Ralph Wilson Stadium and help dig out the arena before the football game on Sunday. The Bills should pay people to dig out their trapped neighbors, not their football stadium.http://thevane.gawker.com/western-new-yo... » 11/19/14 5:28pm 11/19/14 5:28pm

Pro Evo Plays Better Than FIFA, But That's Not Enough

Pro Evolution Soccer 2015's motto is "The Pitch Is Ours". It's a rallying cry to purists, fans of the sport who want their game to play like the real thing, not just look like it. It's also accurate: in almost every respect, Konami's game plays better than EAs. But that doesn't matter. » 11/18/14 1:05am 11/18/14 1:05am

Frank Caliendo Has A Spot-On Stephen A. Smith Impersonation

Frank Caliendo was on that ESPN radio show with the two Mikes, and broke out his Stephen A. Smith impersonation, "Stephen B. Smith." The unnecessarily wordy sentences, the name-dropping—it's perfect. » 10/24/14 3:30pm 10/24/14 3:30pm

The Future of TV Is Great If You Hate Sports

Thanks to the new promise of HBO without a cable subscription, we're getting very close to the cord-cutting future of TV we've hoped for. It's not hard to imagine that soon you can pay for only the content you want and none of what you don't. It'll be pretty great, as long as you hate sports. » 10/16/14 12:20pm 10/16/14 12:20pm

The Real Secret to Talking Sports With Any Woman

If you were a trash person, you'd assume that women didn't like sports and that, as Men's Health Magazine indicates, we only follow them if there's "a story line." Your argument, if you were made of trash, would be that women can't understand statistics or they don't have attention spans long enough to sit through a… » 10/07/14 5:01pm 10/07/14 5:01pm