We Found The Poor Guy Whose Bracket Mistake Could Cost Him $100,000

Corey Johnson currently has the fourth-best bracket in America. The 20 best brackets will win $100,000 from Quicken Loans and Yahoo Sports, but Corey will not be among them. Corey's bracket didn't pick a champion. Where will Corey be watching tonight's championship game? "From a rope hanging from a tree," he tells me. »4/07/14 3:36pm

Yahoo's Hockey Scribes Have Finally Cracked Under The Strain Of The NHL Lockout

The NHL lockout is a man-made catastrophe with many victims. Montreal poutine vendors, Boston bar-puke moppers and Vancouver glaziers all stand to take a bath this year without the NHL stimulating the local eat/drink/smash economies. Even a third-rate alleged professional league such as the NHL keeps several dozen… »12/22/12 9:50pm

Yahoo Would Like To Further Explain Why Its Fantasy Football Shit The Bed On Sunday

About an hour before kickoff, Yahoo fantasy sports lost all functionality. No making roster changes, no adding free agents, no scoring, no nothing. That equaled a lot of pissed off users. By Monday morning, things were largely fixed—small consolation to anyone who got shafted the day before because they couldn't set… »11/14/12 4:00pm

Gambling Expert Calls Action On Auburn Games "Inconsistent" With Point Shaving

Yesterday, Yahoo's Charles Robinson reported that suspended Auburn point guard Varez Ward was under federal investigation for alleged point-shaving. Robinson mentioned two games that the feds were looking into—a 56-53 loss to Arkansas on Jan. 25 and a 68-50 loss to Alabama on Feb. 7. In the Jan. 25 game, Ward got… »3/09/12 11:40am

Report: FBI Investigating Auburn Point Guard For Alleged Point-Shaving

Auburn point guard Varez Ward is under investigation by the FBI for alleged point-shaving, according to Charles Robinson at Yahoo. Ward, who was suspended by Auburn at the end of February for "violating team rules," may have conspired to rope other players into the alleged scheme, say Robinson's sources. After another… »3/08/12 3:53pm

Today In Pollyannaish Things Written About The NBA Lockout: Only Michael Jordan Can Save Us

Here is the thing that's sometimes hard to grasp when games are being canceled and no end is in sight: everybody wants the lockout to end. No one is actively being greedy or selfish just because they hate you and don't want you to watch basketball. Both sides have demands and one side or both are going to have to give… »10/14/11 1:50pm