I Interrupted Anime Twitter Cybersex Roleplay as Bar Rescue's Jon Taffer

Some people role play to escape the dreariness of their day-to-day lives. Some people role play to bring back childhood memories. Some people role play to explore fantastical worlds of their own creation. I role play because I want to know the answer to the question "What if powerful and intimidating Bar Rescue host… » 3/28/15 2:32pm Saturday 2:32pm

MLB Investigating Claim That Marlins Pitcher Jarred Cosart Bet On Sports

We have no idea if Jarred Cosart bets on sports. (Maybe you do! Let's talk.) MLB doesn't either, but it intends to find out. After last nights emergence of screenshots of Twitter messages claiming to show the Marlins starter talking bets, MLB has announced that its Department of Investigations will look into the… » 3/25/15 11:30am 3/25/15 11:30am

Lots Of Athletes Are Identically Excited About This Mediocre Movie

That Angelina Jolie-produced movie about Olympic runner and World War II P.O.W. Louis Zamperini comes out on Blu-ray today. Know how we know? The totally organic announcements from a whole mess of athletes (as noticed by Dave Lozo): » 3/24/15 3:25pm 3/24/15 3:25pm

How To Enjoy Twitter Without Working Yourself Into A Frothing Rage

In general, Twitter is superb. I use it for work, and I love it. As with anything, of course, there are minor aspects that'll make you want to spike your phone/computer into the pavement. But there are incredibly simple actions you can take to minimize the amount of Bad Twitter you have to endure. » 3/23/15 10:35am 3/23/15 10:35am

Some Sneakers Age Like Shit

One pair to rock, and one pair to stock, right? Sneakerheads might amass a large collection of shoes, with some pairs not aging like fine wine, but rather, falling apart. » 3/23/15 8:26am 3/23/15 8:26am

Even The Chicago Cubs Are Owning Darren Rovell

You would think that after a career full of attempts at being clever on Twitter backfiring, living BrandBot Darren Rovell would give up the bantering aspect of the platform and stick to reporting on whichever 8,000 calorie food abomination is being introduced in a minor league ballpark near you. But Rovell is… » 3/18/15 8:18pm 3/18/15 8:18pm

Seth Davis Is Still Promoting His Mom's Hoax Cancer Cures

During BYU-Ole Miss, you might have been perplexed by this tweet from Sports Illustrated writer and CBS Sports analyst Seth Davis, after Cougar guard Chase Fisher did something good. » 3/18/15 3:22pm 3/18/15 3:22pm

Darren Rovell Has Chosen His Hill To Die On

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Please Get Your Talk About "Overthinking" Out Of Trevor Bauer's Face

Cleveland Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer is fairly active on Twitter, and fans who tweet questions at him often get responses. Yesterday, one fan asked Bauer what he probably thought was a pretty innocent question until he got an eight-tweet rant in response. » 3/11/15 1:21pm 3/11/15 1:21pm

​Keith Olbermann Explains Why He Got Into That Dumb Twitter Fight

Keith Olbermann is a guest on the Late Show with David Letterman tonight, and part of their taped conversation has already been uploaded onto YouTube by the show. In it, Olbermann and Letterman discuss the the dumbass Twitter fight he got into with Penn State fans and students that led ESPN to suspend him from his… » 3/10/15 11:44pm 3/10/15 11:44pm

Bruins Rookie Follows "Adult Massage" Girls On Twitter Before Road Trip

David Pastrnak, a talented winger taken in the first round by Boston last summer, is already making an impact with the big club. The rookie has 15 points in 24 games since being recalled on Jan. 8, and has slotted in nicely in the Bruins' top six. He's also just 18 years old, and someone needs to show him how to find… » 3/10/15 10:01am 3/10/15 10:01am

No Brandon Marshalls Have Been Traded

It's hot-stove season (or whatever) in the NFL, and we've already seen our fair share of surprising moves. But with free agency still yet to actually open, a fake Twitter account and a player with the same name as another have teamed up to sow some quality confusion. » 3/05/15 1:17pm 3/05/15 1:17pm

Lupul, Phaneuf, And Elisha Cuthbert Want An Apology And Cash From TSN

Maple Leafs players Joffrey Lupul and Dion Phaneuf, along with Phaneuf's wife, actress Elisha Cuthbert, have retained a law firm and are threatening a defamation lawsuit against TSN for accidentally airing a joke tweet claiming Lupul is sleeping with Cuthbert. (Which he totally isn't, lawyers.) They're also… » 3/03/15 5:28pm 3/03/15 5:28pm

Curt Schilling Goes Dadmode On Twitter Trolls Bashing His Daughter

Curt Schilling is wrong on so many things, but not this one. Schilling tweeted out congratulations to his daughter last week for getting accepted to college, where she'll play softball. Here's what he said. It's a nice, solid Proud Dad tweet. » 3/02/15 4:47pm 3/02/15 4:47pm

Joffrey Lupul Legit Pissed At Joke Tweet That Made It To TSN

It has been a rough deadline day for TSN. Yesterday, Dustin Penner was pulled from his planned appearance for making some rape jokes on Twitter. Today, the network angered Maple Leafs winger Joffrey Lupul by airing a tweet implying he's sleeping with Elisha Cuthbert, wife of teammate Dion Phaneuf. » 3/02/15 1:13pm 3/02/15 1:13pm

Dustin Penner Loses TV Gig After Rape Jokes

Free agent Dustin Penner, who has probably reached the end of his shelf life as an NHL player, isn't having much more luck with TV. Scheduled to be a part of TSN's trade deadline coverage, he's now off the schedule thanks to some ill-advised tweets. » 3/01/15 4:20pm 3/01/15 4:20pm

ESPN Suspends Keith Olbermann For Penn State Tweets

Last night, Keith Olbermann got into it on Twitter with Penn State fans and students—originally over, of all things, the school's annual pediatric cancer fundraiser. (His tweets are embedded below.) It was weird and unnecessary, and now ESPN has taken Olbermann off TV for the rest of the week. » 2/24/15 1:23pm 2/24/15 1:23pm

How To Tweet If You Are A Famous Athlete 

Last week, current Niners QB and future miserable player on a 4-12 team Colin Kaepernick got into a Twitter beef with random Twitter user Stephen Batten (Twitter handle @battman_returns, which is a weak handle when @BattenDownTheSnatches was right there for the taking). It started when Kaep tweeted out his daily… » 2/23/15 3:05pm 2/23/15 3:05pm