July 9, 2019

When The Allies Wanted A German Nuclear Scientist Dead, They Sent A Ballplayer To Kill Him

The following is an excerpt from The Bastard Brigade: The True Story of the Renegade Scientists and Spies Who Sabotaged the Nazi Atomic Bomb, by Sam Kean. The book is out today and can be purchased here.Read more...
July 9, 2019

Oh God, Neymar Is Really Doing This Again

Where there’s smoke in soccer transfers, there’s often fire, and it sure looks like Neymar is about to burn it all down in Paris. A little under a month after we wondered whether Neymar could actually be on the move again, two recent reports sure make ...
July 8, 2019

Jake Marisnick Should Probably Be Suspended For This

It’s pretty clear-cut: Houston’s Jake Marisnick was nowhere near the plate, wasn’t even aiming toward the plate, when he obliterated Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy. Lucroy was hospitalized and Marisnick was correctly called out for a violation of MLB’s...
July 8, 2019

Gear Up For Your Next Hiking Trip with Today’s Osprey Gold Box

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July 6, 2019

Overeager Ref Sends Messi Off For Not Retaliating Against Chile’s Gary Medel

The latest addition to your “just CONMEBOL things” folder comes courtesy of the trigger-happy ref officiating the Copa América third place game between Argentina and Chile. Read more...
July 6, 2019

Lakers Sign DeMarcus Cousins And Rajon Rondo, Inch Closer To Twisted Re-Creation Of 2017-18 Pelicans

After reports indicated that teams were wary of bringing a still-recovering DeMarcus Cousins onto their roster—hell, Frank Kaminsky got a deal before Boogie did—a suitor has finally emerged to give the big man a job: the Los Angeles Lakers. Cousins wil...
July 5, 2019

Angry, Pinwheeling Joe Maddon Gets Tossed From Cubs-Pirates Game

A steady stream of high and inside pitches from Pirates starter Jordan Lyles set off Cubs manager Joe Maddon yesterday, causing him to hop out of his dugout, to angrily shout at the Pirates’ dugout, and to even uncork a nifty little spin move in his ef...
July 5, 2019

70-Year-Old Disqualified Marathon Runner Found Dead In The L.A. River

Frank Meza, the 70-year-old distance runner who had his age group–record time at the L.A. Marathon disqualified on Monday after officials deemed that he had cheated, was found dead in the Los Angeles River on Thursday morning, according to local TV sta...
July 18, 2018

Tiffany Hayes Steals, Then Scores An Extremely Badass Buzzer-Beater

The Connecticut Sun probably thought they would be the only ones with a buzzer beating opportunity as the clock wound down in their 83-83 game with the Atlanta Dream tonight. But they didn’t factor in the otherworldly range of Dream guard Tiffany Hayes...
July 18, 2018

Report: Cardinals TE Ricky Seals-Jones Arrested After Hotel Refuses To Let Him Go To The Bathroom

Arizona Cardinals tight end Ricky Seals-Jones was reportedly arrested by Scottsdale Police over the weekend and charged with assault, disorderly conduct, and criminal trespassing. From the information available, the arrest happened for a very dumb reas...