Preorder the PlayStation Classic, Before It Inevitably Sells Out

Seemingly out of nowhere, the PlayStation Classic now a thing that exists, and it’s coming out on December 3. It’s a pretty sure bet to sell out, so if you want one on release day, you can preorder it now for $100. It comes with two controllers and 20 preinstalled games (though the full list hasn’t yet been…

Today In Dumb Shit College Sports Programs Spend Money On Instead Of Paying Players: Gargantuan TV

Big-time college sports programs are in a never-ending, Brewster’s Millions–style race to burn through as much money as possible in order to claim that they are not profitable and thus can’t pay players. State-of-the-art practice facilities and bloated administrator contracts used to be enough to hide all that dough,…

NFL Hall Of Famers Are Already Backing Away From The Letter Demanding Better Retirement Benefits

The names of 21 NFL greats are listed at the bottom of the letter announced today demanding health insurance and pensions for Hall of Famers. By definition it’s an impressive list, but it’s getting less impressive by the hour: both Kurt Warner and Jerry Rice have now publicly disavowed the letter’s specific demands…

Bank of America's Premium Rewards Card Is Good For Everyone, and Great for Some

As we’ve covered before, cash back cards and travel rewards credit cards are very different beasts, but the Bank of America Premium Rewards credit card combines aspects of both. It probably wouldn’t be my first choice of card, but if you have Bank of America or Merrill Lynch accounts, it gets very attractive, very…

Philly's Once Ambitious General Manager Search Finally Lands On, Of All People, Elton Brand

Not too long ago the 76ers were courting Daryl Morey to replace disgraced former general manager Bryan Colangelo, in a sign of the organization’s lofty ambitions for the next chapter of Sixers basketball. By that same token, not too long ago the Sixers were hoping to court LeBron James and Paul George, and wound up…