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…

One Year Later, Michigan Man Ordered to Sell 20 Cars a Month Is Out 160 Cars but Remains Upbeat

One year ago today, we introduced Ron Dauzet, a Michigan man who was being forced by his local township to sell 20 cars per month because the 218-vehicle collection on his property ran in violation of a local blight ordinance. On Sunday, I caught up with Ron and took photos of his property, which now looks totally…

Will An Extra 15% Off Your Order From REI Outlet Get You Outside?

You can always save big at REI Outlet, it’s basically REI’s clearance page, but now you can take an extra 15% off your entire order with code OUTSEPT18. Some very notable items are included too, like Marmot’s Precip and Minimalist, both of which landed top spots in last week’s co-op for Best Rain Coats, while Smartwool

A Simple Guide To Staying Alive In The National Parks

More and more Americans are getting outdoors. Since 2000, attendance rates to national parks have steadily continued an “up and to the right” growth trend. Between 2000 and 2013, year-over-year attendance bobbed between 260-280 million visitors. While that 13-year span could be considered healthy growth, what the…

Orioles Catcher Caleb Joseph Wants All His Teammates To Think About How Badly They Suck

The​ Orioles​ have won 43 games this season. They’ve lost 107. They are tied with the 1988 team for most losses in franchise history. Given all this, it’d be bigger news if players weren’t talking about how much the team sucks, but catcher Caleb Joseph, who’s been with the organization since he was drafted in 2008,…