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Curt Schilling Emails Blogger To Clarify His Thoughts On Nazis And Muslims

ESPN revoked Little League World Series broadcast privileges from baseball analyst/borderline Hall of Famer Curt Schilling after he shared some questionable stats about Nazis and Muslims to his Twitter followers. Schilling isn’t taking his break quietly, however. Today, he sent a long email to Dan Levy of Awful… »9/01/15 5:45pmTuesday 5:45pm

Hurricane Katrina Anniversary Pieces: An Exhaustive Guide

Journalists are inherently sick fucks. Of course, we need to be—that’s how we get the news, and telling the stories of disadvantaged, voiceless people is just about the best reason to get into this racket. But there’s still something gross at the heart of the impulse to turn Tragedy into Content—even amazingly great… »8/31/15 1:51pmMonday 1:51pm

Darren Rovell Says Racism Is Okay If The Market Approves; ESPNers Flee

Darren Rovell, a commemorative gift plate from the American Enterprise Institute that somehow talks and writes and uses social media, went there just now on Twitter, and it’s a sight to behold—a service to the nation, in its way. While a market fundamentalist with a neuron or two firing would probably avoid… »8/30/15 7:12pmSunday 7:12pm

Dez Bryant To Handwringing Columnist: "You Are A Sucky Writer"

David Moore of the Dallas Morning News played Preseason Concern-Trolling Mad Libs today, filling in enough blanks to wring out a take on Dez Bryant, who’s conveniently been involved in two training camp fights. According to Moore, this latest fight makes Bryant ... a problem? Who knows, because Moore never gets beyond… »8/21/15 11:55am8/21/15 11:55am

RGIII Has A Concussion, But You Wouldn't Know It From Official 'Skins TV

Tonight’s official presentation of the Detroit-Washington game on the Redskins Broadcast Network left viewers understandably confused about Robert Griffin III’s condition after leaving the game tonight in the second quarter due to injury. That’s mostly because the network repeatedly asserted the team’s quarterback… »8/20/15 11:31pm8/20/15 11:31pm

Actually, Hurricane Katrina Was Not Super Cool

If you squint hard enough at this nasty number from last week, in which the Chicago Tribune’s Kristen McQueary wrote glowingly of the great civic good Hurricane Katrina visited upon the city of New Orleans a decade ago and of her fervent desire for Chicago to meet a similar fate, you can almost interpret the outline… »8/17/15 5:10pm8/17/15 5:10pm

Colin Cowherd Gives Pedro Martinez A Very On-Brand Compliment

Racist Gumby Colin Cowherd recently gave an interview to The Hollywood Reporter, marking the first time he’s spoken publicly since his take on Dominican baseball players earned him an early exit from ESPN. At one point, Cowherd was asked if he had spoken to any of the baseball players who were angered by his comments.… »8/12/15 12:14pm8/12/15 12:14pm