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Jason Pierre-Paul joins the Stupid Injury Club

Monday, July 6th, 2015

Taken on its own merits, "Florida Man injures self with fireworks" is not a newsworthy item. In fact, it may be a residency requirement. But when that Florida Man is Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, we pay attention. ESPN.com reported that JPP severely injured himself in a fireworks accident on the ...

Pelicans pay Anthony Davis a pretty penny, and get a deal

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

New Orleans Pelicans owner Tom Benson's estranged would-be heirs recently took the old man to court, trying to prove he has lost his marbles and that the control of the Pelicans and Saints and future fortune was essential weasled away from the doddering fool by his current wife. His daughter ...

The Golf King is Dead. Long Live the King(s).

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

The saddest thing to watch at the 115th U.S. Open was not Dustin Johnson gagging away two chances at glory from inside 12 feet , though even those of us who had money riding on a Jordan Spieth victory couldn't help but feel for the guy who continues to build ...

Blackhawks cement dynasty with third Cup in 6 seasons

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

How the hell did this even happen? On the micro level, the Chicago Blackhawks couldn't have started this year's Stanley Cup playoffs on a worse note. Twenty minutes into the tournament, the Hawks trailed Nashville 3-0 as Corey Crawford wobbled to the bench for unheralded replacement Scott Darling. The Hawks somehow ...

Win or lose, LeBron James should be Finals MVP

Monday, June 15th, 2015

The NBA Finals should be over. Never should have made it beyond five games, even. But they have, because LeBron James has proven to us over the course of this series that not only is he the best player in the world, but that you'd be a fool not to ...

Lauren Hill should be Arthur Ashe Award winner

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

I open this post under the assumption we are still capable of intelligent discourse in this country. Which means I have probably already gone too far. But I'll still continue. First: I have no issue with Bruce Jenner becoming Caitlyn Jenner. Do I understand it? No. It's not a process which ...

Klay Thompson suffers concussion-like symptoms ‘after’ win

Thursday, May 28th, 2015

To be filed under "How Convenient:" With nine minutes left in Golden State's series-clinching win over Houston, guard Klay Thompson took a knee to the head after pump-faking Trevor Ariza out of his jockstrap. It was quite a blow, as Thompson started bleeding from the ear like Ricardo Montalban had put ...

FIFA officials arrested en masse in Switzerland

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

It looks like one of the world's most notoriously corrupt organizations, FIFA, experienced its "Apalachin" moment in Switzerland on Wednesday morning. For those of who you might have families or hobbies, Apalachin is the 1957 raid in which some 60 mob bosses were arrested at or around the Apalachin, New York ...