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ESPN President: We're Going To Keep The Old Whites Happy ESPN President: We're Going To Keep The Old Whites Happy

ESPN president Jimmy Pitaro, whose biggest accomplishment since taking over the network more than a year ago has been tenderly kissing the NFL’s ass, is once again harping on the importance of sticking to sports. This time, however, he’s not just saying network shouldn’t cover “pure politics”; he’s saying that fans,…

Nick Kyrgios Says He's "Fucking Done" During Tantrum, And It's Hard Not To Believe Him

Of all Nick Kyrgios’s many many many many tantrums, the one he unleashed today at the Italian Open was his most over-the-top display yet. On the heels of a brutally honest interview with tennis writer Ben Rothenberg, in which Kyrgios admitted winning tennis matches doesn’t make him happy, that he does the least amount…

If John Beilein Is Such A Good Person, Why Was He A College Basketball Coach? If John Beilein Is Such A Good Person, Why Was He A College Basketball Coach?

Longtime Michigan men’s basketball coach John Beilein announced yesterday that he’s leaving the university to take over as coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers. It’s a move plenty of other college coaches have made before, but the departure of Beilein—reportedly beloved, supposedly clean, and, at 66, downright old, and…

A Brief Quiz About Jimmy Traina's Sports Media Podcast

In the past year, Sports Illustrated’s Jimmy Traina has had male guests on his weekly sports media podcast 70 times. Can you guess how many times he’s had women on his show over that same period of time?

Goateed Doofus Aubrey Huff Whines About Athletes Sharing Political Opinions, Shares Political Opinions Goateed Doofus Aubrey Huff Whines About Athletes Sharing Political Opinions, Shares Political Opinions

Aubrey Huff, former baseball player and current man who could not possibly be more “divorced but doing great,” seems to be making a post-career pivot into the “angrily recording political rants from unflattering angles” school of punditry. He’s previously raved on Twitter about how Trump is great and people protesting…

Sleazy Right-Wing Propaganda Mill Buys Up More Sports Networks Sleazy Right-Wing Propaganda Mill Buys Up More Sports Networks

Thanks in large part to federal regulations meant to prevent media consolidation, Sinclair Broadcast Group, the Donald Trump-favored media company that infamously forced its local news anchors to read mindless Trumpian statements about the dangers of “fake news” on-air, has ended up further consolidating its ownership…

IAAF Now Officially Allowed To Discriminate Against Caster Semenya IAAF Now Officially Allowed To Discriminate Against Caster Semenya

South African track star Caster Semenya has lost her appeal against the sport’s governing body, IAAF, and will have to take medicine to lower her natural levels of testosterone if she wants to continue to compete in her best event, the Court of Arbitration for Sport announced today.

Football Writers Dust Off Their Old Dumb Takes About Domestic Violence, Somehow Make Them Dumber Football Writers Dust Off Their Old Dumb Takes About Domestic Violence, Somehow Make Them Dumber

Since the Kansas City Chiefs indefinitely suspended Tyreek Hill last week for his alleged role in breaking his 3-year-old son’s arm and for threatening his fiancée in a leaked audio recording, the NFL Knowers have dutifully donned their thinking caps and pondered solutions. What the actual problem being solved is…

New York Times Washes Justin Gimelstob's Balls, Sees No Issue With Balls-Washer's Conflict Of Interest New York Times Washes Justin Gimelstob's Balls, Sees No Issue With Balls-Washer's Conflict Of Interest

The New York Times publishing public-relations material serving the interests of Justin Gimelstob—a powerful figure in tennis whose conduct has over the years ranged from overtly misogynistic to violent and deranged, and who most recently made news by pleading no contest to charges that he hit a man in the head dozens…

Will Justin Gimelstob's Violent History Ever Make Him A Tennis Pariah? Will Justin Gimelstob's Violent History Ever Make Him A Tennis Pariah?

Justin Gimelstob—the former tennis player and current coach, Tennis Channel commentator, ATP board member, and owner of a television production company who infamously weathered a shitstorm of his own making back in 2008 for being a sexist dick—is one of the most powerful people in tennis. For years, this power has…

Tiger Woods Has Come Again In Glory To Help Christians Talk About Easter Tiger Woods Has Come Again In Glory To Help Christians Talk About Easter

The 2019 Masters was only the second-greatest story ever told, apparently. Everyone thought Tiger Woods was as good as dead after years of losing and back problems. Similarly, everyone counted out Jesus after the crucifixion.

UNC Basketball Coach Sylvia Hatchell, Who Sounds Like A Real Nightmare, Resigns After Investigation UNC Basketball Coach Sylvia Hatchell, Who Sounds Like A Real Nightmare, Resigns After Investigation

Longtime University of North Carolina women’s basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell has resigned after more than three decades with the program, following the conclusion of an investigation that found she made “racially insensitive” remarks, pressured players to play injured, and generally failed to connect with her…

Florida Grandma Uses Her Softball Skills To Bash Half-Naked Burglar's Head With Bat

A would-be burglar is in jail in Florida, with a gash on his head, after a 65-year-old slugger named Clarese Gainey whacked him on the dome with a baseball bat when he tried to break into her car early Sunday morning. WMC Action News 5 had the story:

Court Docs: SB Nation Bosses Detail How Much Money Team-Site Workers Could Be Owed In Lawsuit Court Docs: SB Nation Bosses Detail How Much Money Team-Site Workers Could Be Owed In Lawsuit

What happens when workers demand fair compensation for the value their labor creates? In one little corner of the media universe, this is a practical question and it’s being slowly answered, mostly behind closed doors, as SB Nation team-site workers—more than 70 across two lawsuits—sue Vox Media over what they say are…

New York Red Bulls' Kaku Blasts Ball Into A Fan's Face, Gets Sent Off

New York Red Bulls midfielder Kaku was sent off with a red card in the final moments of the Red Bulls’ 2-2 draw with Sporting Kansas City last night, after he kicked a ball in frustration and it struck a fan in the front row. The fan reportedly was left with a bloody face and needing medical attention.

Former Notre Dame Running Back Cierre Wood Charged With Murder In Connection With 5-Year-Old Girl's Death Former Notre Dame Running Back Cierre Wood Charged With Murder In Connection With 5-Year-Old Girl's Death

Former Notre Dame and NFL running back Cierre Wood, 28, was arrested Wednesday and is facing charges of child abuse, child neglect, and murder, according to the Las Vegas Metro Police Department.

Report: Guns, $20,000 In Cash Stolen From Braves Outfielder Nick Markakis's Home Report: Guns, $20,000 In Cash Stolen From Braves Outfielder Nick Markakis's Home

A suspected burglar stole five guns, including an AR-15 rifle, and $20,000 in cash from the Atlanta home of Braves right fielder Nick Markakis, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Fans Lustily Boo Umpire Who Did Finn The Bat Dog's Job For Him

Finn, the bat dog for the Oakland Triple-A affiliate Las Vegas Aviators, has one job. Like the best of us, sometimes he’s a little slow to do it. Last night, the umpire beat him to the bat and tossed it over to the dugout. The fans didn’t like that.

It's A Beer Commercial It's A Beer Commercial

Ahead of what could be Dwyane Wade’s final NBA home game tonight, a beer company released an advertisement highlighting the Miami Heat player and his generosity. Wade and his wife Gabrielle Union are well-known for their charitable work and activism: The basketball player has established a college scholarship, visited…

Reporter Asks Muffet McGraw Dumbass Question About Her Relationship With Geno Auriemma Reporter Asks Muffet McGraw Dumbass Question About Her Relationship With Geno Auriemma

College coaching rivalries are some of the most enduring in all of sports, and there are plenty of compelling and useful questions to ask coaches about each other. At the press conferences ahead of the women’s Final Four in Tampa, Florida, a reporter gave a masterclass in how not to ask about coaching rivalries, when…

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