The NHL issued an alert today that the league would be investigating emails received by numerous people purportedly from commissioner Gary Bettman “requesting a phone call or other calls to action,” claiming the emails were being sent from fake accounts:
One of the many effects of our publishing the notorious Sinclair video has been that the broadcasting company has now reneged on a $25,000 pledge to the National Press Photographers Association. You can contribute to make up that difference here.
This past weekend, the media watchdog group Allied Progress began airing a message on Sinclair Broadcast Group stations urging viewers to contact the FCC and ask the agency to stop Sinclair’s consolidation of local news. This is something that the FCC could do, if it wanted—Sinclair is in the process of buying out…
A fan in Manchester threw a yellow, banana-shaped object onto the pitch early in today’s City-United derby either at Man City’s Raheem Sterling or United’s Ashley Young, both of whom are black.
Reigning National League MVP Giancarlo Stanton is already a persona non grata in the Bronx as Yankees fans reacted to the slugger’s five-strikeout day against the Rays with a chorus of boos.
The Vegas Golden Knights continue to make fools of us here at Deadspin, but it was Martin Jones who was on the losing end of the April Fools’ joke tonight as William Karlsson made an unassisted, shorthanded, between-the-legs goal to put the Sin City shockers up 3-2 on San Jose. Seriously, look at this shit:
Patrick McCaw left tonight’s game against Sacramento on a stretcher after the Warriors guard fell hard to the floor after being undercut by Vince Carter on a play that left Golden State coach Steve Kerr angrily cursing at the veteran Kings star.
Grant Hill learned today he’d be the newest member of the Basketball Hall of Fame. But whatever pride he might have felt at that honor dissipated, for a moment, as he saw Michigan’s Moe Wagner hurtling through the air toward him.
ZLATAN IS HERE AND HE IS MAGNIFICENT.
Earlier this month, CNN’s Brian Stelter broke the news that Sinclair Broadcast Group, owner or operator of nearly 200 television stations in the U.S., would be forcing its news anchors to record a promo about “the troubling trend of irresponsible, one sided news stories plaguing our country.” The script, which parrots…
Both women’s Final Four games went to overtime tonight, with UConn keeping its undefeated season alive thanks to an incredible meltdown by Notre Dame in the last seconds of regulation.