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Diego Simeone Explains Ball-Grabbing Celebration: "It Means We Have Balls, A Lot Of Balls"

Atletico Madrid put together an impressive 2-0 victory over Juventus in the Champions League yesterday, and manager Diego Simeone was caught, uh, expressing himself after José María Giménez put his team up 1-0 in the 78th minute. As you can see in the GIF above, Simeone appeared to turn towards the crowd and grab his…

Zion Williamson's Knee Is 'Stable,' But He Should Pack It In Anyway Zion Williamson's Knee Is 'Stable,' But He Should Pack It In Anyway

Zion Williamson busting through his shoe and twisting his knee in the first minute of a storied rivalry game on national TV made for a neat encapsulation of everything that’s broken with big-time college sports. Here was an unpaid player that everyone with one functioning eye can agree belongs in the NBA right now,…

High School Basketball Team Enters Taunting Hall Of Fame After Cutting Down Net On Rival's Home Court High School Basketball Team Enters Taunting Hall Of Fame After Cutting Down Net On Rival's Home Court

High school sports are supposed to teach participants the values of hard work and good sportsmanship, but a world in which athletes only ever learned to shake hands and say, “good game,” would be a boring one. Thankfully, there is a school in Arkansas still willing to teach kids the value of a shameless taunt.

Yahoo's Bold New Sports Media Strategy: Buy And Sell Mets Coverage Yahoo's Bold New Sports Media Strategy: Buy And Sell Mets Coverage

The media industry is doomed, which means every day brings the promise of witnessing a publication hitch itself to yet another “game-changing” monetization strategy. Today’s innovator is Yahoo Sports, a once-proud website that is now sweatily cornering you in a club and shouting, “Sure, you’ve heard of a…

Former Minnesota Coach Jerry Kill Goes On The Radio To Grumble About Current Coach P.J. Fleck Former Minnesota Coach Jerry Kill Goes On The Radio To Grumble About Current Coach P.J. Fleck

Jerry Kill left his position as head coach of the University of Minnesota football team in 2015, citing health reasons. He’s kept a pretty low profile since then, serving as the offensive coordinator at Rutgers for one season before starting an administrative career at Kansas State and Southern Illinois. He will…

Very Small Yankees Fan Very Loudly Explains Why Manny Machado Doesn't Belong In New York Very Small Yankees Fan Very Loudly Explains Why Manny Machado Doesn't Belong In New York

If you’ve ever seen or interacted with a Yankees fan in the wild and come away from the experience wondering if they are all born that way, then let this video be evidence that, yes, they probably are:

Trevor Bauer Says He Harassed A Woman Online To Show It's Okay To "Stand Up To A Bully" Trevor Bauer Says He Harassed A Woman Online To Show It's Okay To "Stand Up To A Bully"

Today, Sports Illustrated’s Ben Reiter published the latest in a long line of profiles seeking to provide some insight into the mind of Cleveland Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer, a sentient Reddit comment starting off with “by your logic” that also has a 95-mph fastball (as well as a variety of other pitches it claims to…

Report: The AAF Needed A $250 Million Bailout After Just Two Weeks Of Games Report: The AAF Needed A $250 Million Bailout After Just Two Weeks Of Games

Anyone with a stake in the AAF was eager to let the world know what a wild success the league’s first week of games was, citing the fact that the opening contest got better ratings than an NBA game on ABC. But according to a report from The Athletic, the league’s solid ratings didn’t prevent it from nearly missing…

Antonio Brown Lists His Demands While Sweating Profusely On An Elliptical  Antonio Brown Lists His Demands While Sweating Profusely On An Elliptical 

Antonio Brown continued his public campaign to get himself out of Pittsburgh by posting a lengthy video on his Instagram account yesterday. The video features a sweaty Brown jogging on an elliptical, shouting motivational phrases at himself, having a FaceTime call with a pal, and revealing what he’d like out of his…

Deadspin Up All Night: Hit Me Where It Hurts Deadspin Up All Night: Hit Me Where It Hurts

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Chelsea Are Getting A Ride On The Paul Pogba Experience Chelsea Are Getting A Ride On The Paul Pogba Experience

Manchester United haven’t had much of the ball through the first half of today’s FA Cup match against Chelsea, and when they have gotten possession they haven’t managed to produce very many crips passages of play. They lead 2-0 at half time, though, because they have Paul Pogba.

Tom Ricketts Blames His Dad's Islamophobic Emails On "The News Of The Day" Tom Ricketts Blames His Dad's Islamophobic Emails On "The News Of The Day"

Cubs co-owner Tom Ricketts spoke to reporters today in an effort to once again distance the team from his father and fellow co-owner Joe Ricketts, whose racist email inbox was made public by Splinter earlier this month. Tom also offered a wan defense of his father, which somehow culminated in him blaming his father’s…

Bill Simmons Is Getting Wild Out Here

If you’ve engaged at all with Bill Simmons’s podcast or Twitter account over the last few weeks, you’ve been made well aware of the fact that he is fed up with all these dang NBA players doing things he doesn’t like. Fresh off his Feb. 13 podcast in which he proclaimed that Kyrie Irving needs to “shut up and play…

Here Is A Necessary NBA All-Star Game Highlight Here Is A Necessary NBA All-Star Game Highlight

If you didn’t watch the NBA all-star game, I don’t think you missed much (I can’t say for sure if you missed anything good, because I also did not watch the game. The internet at my apartment has been broken for two weeks!), but there is one cool play from the game that you should see.

Rob Manfred Must Think We're Morons Rob Manfred Must Think We're Morons

During a press conference with reporters on Sunday, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred stood in front of God and everyone and argued that the labor situation in baseball—a sport in which player payroll has declined as league revenues have gone up, more teams than ever are openly tanking, and two 26-year-old superstar free…

Report: Steelers Owner Art Rooney II Wants To Meet With Antonio Brown In Florida [Update] Report: Steelers Owner Art Rooney II Wants To Meet With Antonio Brown In Florida [Update]

Antonio Brown’s antagonistic relationship with the Steelers has continued to sour this offseason. On Tuesday, Brown all but made a public trade demand when he posted a goodbye message to Steelers fans on his Twitter account. But according to NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport, Steelers owner Art Rooney II still seems to think the…

Golf Pro Shoots 17 On Par 4, Gets Owned By His Dad Golf Pro Shoots 17 On Par 4, Gets Owned By His Dad

Ben DeArmond, a South Florida PGA Professional golfer, was among the field at a Web.com Tour event that kicked off yesterday. The SFPGA was excited for him, and tweeted their encouragement before he teed off:

David Stern: Colin Kaepernick Would Still Have A Job If The NFL Had Been Smart Enough To Suspend Him David Stern: Colin Kaepernick Would Still Have A Job If The NFL Had Been Smart Enough To Suspend Him

Former NBA commissioner David Stern was a guest on the Bloomberg Business of Sports podcast, where he attempted to take a jab at the NFL by arguing that if Colin Kaepernick had been a basketball player, his protest against police brutality and social injustice would not have cost him his job.

Extremely Rich Golfer Matt Kuchar Defends Stiffing His Caddie Extremely Rich Golfer Matt Kuchar Defends Stiffing His Caddie

Back in November, pro golfer Matt Kuchar won the Mayakoba Golf Classic in Mexico, which earned him $1.3 million. It’s customary for golfers on tour to give their caddies a 10-percent cut of their tournament winnings, which means that Kuchar’s caddie, David Ortiz, should have earned $130,000 for his week of work. But…

Dirk And Wade Buried The Hatchet Dirk And Wade Buried The Hatchet

Dwyane Wade’s season-long farewell tour spent last night in Dallas, the NBA city where he’s probably most hated, first for beating the Mavericks in the 2006 Finals by drawing an ungodly amount of fouls, and then for repeatedly antagonizing local legend Dirk Nowitzki. This is also almost certainly Nowitzki’s last…

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