Warriors Accuse Athletic Writer Of Fabricating Steph Curry “Tranny Sex Tape” Joke [Update]

In a profile of Steph Curry published earlier this week, Marcus Thompson II, a writer for The Athletic, described a scene between Curry and rapper Mistah F.A.B. in which the two were “laughing [...] about a certain tranny sex tape.” After facing backlash over the use of the slur, The Athletic changed the line and…

Tyson Fury Would Not Stay Down, Fights To A Draw With Deontay Wilder In Heavyweight Championship

Deontay Wilder knocked Tyson Fury down twice in last night’s heavyweight world championship fight in Los Angeles, including a devastating 12th-round blow that looked like it would give the undefeated Wilder his 40th knockout in 41 fights. But as the American celebrated, Fury—who had outboxed Wilder for much of the…

Vox Media Publisher Melissa Bell Sends Us Whiny Email About Deadspin's SB Nation Coverage 

In a turn of events that will surprise absolutely no one, Vox Media publisher Melissa Bell thinks that Deadspin’s reporting on SB Nation’s business model, which—even after more than a year of reforms—relies primarily on paying team site managers and contributors low monthly stipends or nothing at all, is too mean,…

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