Adrian Peterson Goes On A Twitter Rant About His Contract

Adrian Peterson and his agent don’t want to be with the Minnesota Vikings anymore. Head coach Mike Zimmer said Wednesday that the running back “can play for us. Or he can not play.” While the two sides got nowhere, Peterson went ahead and aired grievances through Twitter. He sounds like he really wants a trade. » 5/28/15 5:10pm Thursday 5:10pm

Dumb People Upset Championship Sunday Is Pre-Empting Their Reruns

Among the great things NBC has done since acquiring the Premiership rights in the U.S. is to air all ten matches of the final day of the season on the broad spectrum of NBC Universal-owned networks. That includes Syfy, Esquire, Oxygen, Bravo, and other networks that are usually airing some kind of garbage on Sunday… » 5/24/15 11:17am 5/24/15 11:17am

Contest-Winning Browns Fan Insists He’s A Real Human

The Browns tweeted out the winner of their schedule challenge this morning, and when everyone clicked through to the lucky person, they found a bunch of spammy-looking links. So, everyone believed a spambot won the contest. The Browns deleted the congratulatory tweet, and the internet made fun of them for being the… » 4/30/15 5:05pm 4/30/15 5:05pm

Rockets' Twitter Guy Fired Over Emoji Violence

The Rockets’ Twitter account sent out a tweet Tuesday night as the team played Game 5 against the Mavericks, which showed a gun to a horse’s head in emoji, along with, “Shhhhh. Just close your eyes. It will all be over soon.” (Houston was in the process of eliminating Dallas.) The tweet was deleted shortly after, and… » 4/29/15 5:28pm 4/29/15 5:28pm

Deadcast: Could This Dumb Twitter Parody Actually Be Jason Whitlock?  

Earlier this week, our own Greg Howard posted a lengthy exposé on noted couch tormentor Jason Whitlock and his ESPN-backed vertical, The Undefeated. One Whitlock fanboy on Twitter got pretty worked up over that post… or is he MORE than a Whitlock fanboy? It’s a mystery that can only be solved via Deadcast…
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ESPN, NFL Network Won't Report News Before The NFL Wants It Reported

ESPN and NFL Network both have rights to televise the NFL draft, and, as they have in the past, this year they will show the good and just Roger Goodell that they value the product he’s bestowed upon them by not allowing their reporters to tweet picks before the commissioner announces them at the podium. That NFL… » 4/27/15 12:07pm 4/27/15 12:07pm

Garbage People On Twitter Are Mocking Kurt Busch's Ex After Race Win

The Kurt Busch-Patricia Driscoll domestic violence allegations ended on a messy note. There wasn’t enough evidence to press criminal charges against ex-boyfriend Busch, but there was enough to assign Driscoll a protective order. Now, garbage people are using Busch’s latest NASCAR win as a reason to taunt Driscoll. » 4/27/15 12:02pm 4/27/15 12:02pm

Is "Mr. Baseball" America's Greatest Baseball Writer?

I have no idea what to say about Mr. Baseball’s Twitter feed; it’s perfect and you should read it. (Mr. Baseball, who may be America’s greatest baseball writer, is one of the few people to have mastered Twitter as a medium for literary expression.) It’s really better experienced than described, but to pique your… » 4/23/15 1:50pm 4/23/15 1:50pm

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 3/28/15 2:32pm