This Trailer Has Me So Fucking Amped To See Some Jiu-Jitsu

I'm not going to lie: the Metamoris 3 event in Los Angeles this weekend wasn't really on my radar, but then this jiu-jitsu-as-Avengers-spinoff trailer came across my Twitter timeline, and now I'm fucking pumped up to see some guys jiu-jitsuing. This really has it all: bombastic music, overhead shots of Los Angeles,… » 3/26/14 3:28pm 3/26/14 3:28pm

Baron Davis's "Comeback" Trail Leads Him To China

Baron Davis's comeback mockumentary continues to be one of the best recurring features on Inside the NBA. Last night, Baron's journey led him to China to discuss a possible stint on the Shanghi Sharks with Yao Ming, and then to Oakland to talk to Warriors co-owner Peter Guber. Highlight of this episode: Fat Yao Ming! » 2/28/14 12:31pm 2/28/14 12:31pm

Sarah Burke's Former Coach Spreads Her Ashes On Sochi Halfpipe

When the Olympics first began in Sochi, the IOC refused to allow athletes to commemorate the dead. Most notably, officials told halfpipe skiers they could not wear patches or stickers in honor of Canadian skier Sarah Burke, who died two years ago while training in Utah. Her former coach, Trennon Paynter, however, was… » 2/22/14 5:33pm 2/22/14 5:33pm

Texas Sportscaster Destroys Silly Opposition To Michael Sam In The NFL

Dale Hansen of Dallas ABC affiliate WFAA—who won a Peabody Award for his reporting on the SMU football scandal—had an excellent response to the criticism of NFL prospect Michael Sam, who announced on Sunday that he was gay. In his "Dale Hansen Unplugged" segment, the sportscaster rejects all arguments that say Sam would… » 2/12/14 7:30pm 2/12/14 7:30pm

Batman On Steroids: How The NFL On Fox Theme Song Was Born

It was March 1994, and Fox Sports president David Hill was on the phone with a new employee. Hill himself was something of a new employee. The network was only a few months old at that point, being built on the fly after Rupert Murdoch had unexpectedly outbid CBS for NFC broadcast rights. Hill was known, if he was… » 1/31/14 2:16pm 1/31/14 2:16pm