The Billionaire's Inbox: Joe Ricketts on Unions and The Media Biz 

Joe Ricketts, personal net worth $2.2 billion, is a private man. With less name recognition than some dark money donors, yet a comparable interest in trading wealth for political influence, the 77-year-old conservative takes great pains to keep himself out of the press. He does not grant many interviews, preferring to…

Anker Upgraded Our Readers' Favorite Bluetooth Headphones, and They're Cheaper Than Ever Today

At first glance, Anker’s SoundCore Spirits look a lot like the reader-favorite SoundBuds Slims, but they do have a few key upgrades. The big one is IPX7 water resistance, plus added sweat-countering measures from Anker that make them ideal for working out, especially compared to the IPX5-rated Slims. They also last a…

Disgruntled Villanova Freshman Jahvon Quinerly Apologizes For Fake-Hacking His Own Instagram

Jahvon Quinerly’s freshman season with Villanova has jumped off the rails quickly. The former five-star recruit has seen his playing time steadily decrease over the course of the young season, and he logged 48 of his 69 minutes this season in early-season blowout wins over Quinnipiac, Canisius, and Morgan State. When…

Warriors Accuse Athletic Writer Of Fabricating Steph Curry “Tranny Sex Tape” Joke [Update]

In a profile of Steph Curry published earlier this week, Marcus Thompson II, a writer for The Athletic, described a scene between Curry and rapper Mistah F.A.B. in which the two were “laughing [...] about a certain tranny sex tape.” After facing backlash over the use of the slur, The Athletic changed the line and…

Irish Rugby's Mike McCarthy: Please Specify That It Is I Who Should Not Be Coaching The Green Bay Packers

Back on Nov. 26, our Lauren Theisen published a blog on our website titled “Mike McCarthy Shouldn’t Be Coaching The Packers Anymore.” Based on the word “anymore” in the headline, and the accompanying photo (of now-former Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy), and also the text of the blog, which described at…

Report: "Narcissistic Sociopath" D.J. Durkin Is A Consultant At Alabama Now

D.J. Durkin was finally fired by the University of Maryland in October after a player died on his watch, an investigative report found a “toxic” culture in the football program, much of the rest of his team threatened revolt, the university president resigned, and the state’s governor took him to task. Naturally, he…

Paulo Dybala Learns What It's Like To Play With Cristiano Ronaldo

Here is what would’ve been Paulo Dybala’s equalizing wondergoal in the last seconds of Juventus’s 2-1 loss to Young Boys in the Champions League yesterday, if only the referee hadn’t ruled it out for Cristiano Ronaldo’s offside interference, which maybe/probably wouldn’t have been called had Ronaldo not saw Dybala’s…

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