Citing “intolerable behaviour by players and managers in their competitions [that] have reached unacceptable levels in certain areas,” the Premier League announced Wednesday that referees will “take a stronger position and action towards unacceptable participant conduct” next season.
I have never been a violent person, at least not instinctively. Whenever I was teased as a child—I struggled to read for much of elementary school and wore a lot of white jeans, so I was teased a lot—I’d opt for silence or a quick joke, usually at my own expense. I’d level my aggressor with my apparent disinterest or…
Jerry Seinfeld has famously stayed away from swearing in his standup, insisting that cursing to get a laugh is easy. Even if many thousands of comedians have proved that, cheap or not, cussing for laughs can still be hilarious, he does have a point. There are few things less funny than sitting through a bad comedy…
Wait...is that even legal?
Deadspin reader Jeff H. was watching NHL Network tonight, and caught this tidbit from Billy Jaffe, giving his no-holds-barred opinion on how poorly the Washington Capitals have been playing lately. [NHLN]
Chris Arreola knocked Eric Molina out in the first round of their heavyweight bout this weekend in Corpus Christi, then sent Showtime ring reporter Jim Gray reeling with a closing statement on Don King.
This is from Alex Deakin's 10:00 weather report last night on BBC 1, which forecast near-freezing temperatures in southern England and frost warnings in Scotland, northern England and parts of Wales.
Mike Tyson was MSG Network's special halftime guest during tonight's broadcast of the Kings-Knicks game, and the interview was about as much of a trainwreck as you'd expect—though interviewer Jill Martin's somewhat to blame (at one point it sounds like she interprets Tyson's answer to "What sports do you like to…
I guess Chris Bosh was trying to do a LeBron impression after Miami's 114-96 win over Milwaukee, but it came out sounding more like Eddie Murphy—with the last part being a bit too Raw for Fox Sports Florida.
Three consecutive bogeys in today's round of the Pebble Beach Pro-Am had critics convinced Tiger didn't quite have the swagger back, but this nifty Bob Tway-style bunker shot was vintage—as was what he said to playing partner Tony Romo afterward. [CBS]
We're not entirely sure what it is Dirk Nowitzki shouts after hitting the dagger to ensure tonight's 97-94 double-OT win over Portland, but it sure looks like the same thing that earned Kobe Bryant an unprecedented $100,000 fine last season.
See 0:30 in, after Kobe's T'd up. The Bennie in question is ref Bennie Adams.
Lots of chatter today about new West Virginia coach Bill Stewart, who's the top dog over there now that he pulled off the big bowl game upset. It's possible that WVU might not have done their due diligence.