The Colin Kaepernick situation really isn’t that complicated. Either you believe he is better than a number of current NFL backup quarterbacks and therefore deserves a job, or you don’t. Either you believe that his outspoken political beliefs have earned him a league-wide blackballing, or you believe he’s not even…
America’s big golfing boy is golfing again, and he’s also proving that his total disdain for physical activity of any kind has turned him into the type of person who drives a golf cart on the green.
Knicks fans reached a new level of panic last night when Phil Jackson, currently inhabited by an ancient Sumerian god hell-bent on destroying basketball in New York City, gave an interview in which he assured everyone that, yes, he is seriously considering trading Kristaps Porzingis, a 21-year-old, 7-foot-3…
Mexico beat New Zealand 2-1 in a Confederations Cup match today, but the game wasn’t stress-free for El Tri. Mexico went into halftime down 1-0, and their manager, Juan Carlos Osorio, got into a heated exchange with the New Zealand sideline less than a half hour into the match.
Tim Tebow, who used to be a bad NFL player and is now a bad minor-league baseball player with the Columbia Fireflies, took some ribbing from the Charleston RiverDogs this past weekend. Now the RiverDogs are very sorry about it.
The Frisco RoughRiders, the Double A affiliate of the Texas Rangers, have a team dog named Brooks. The team recently tried to teach Brooks to be a bat dog, and things didn’t go so well:
Everything about politics and the world in general is pretty bad right now. Walk up to me and say the word “politics” and I’ll say to you, “No sir! No ma’am! I’d rather not!”
After the pre-draft trade between the Celtics and Sixers was made official yesterday, Celtics GM Danny Ainge held a conference call with reporters to explain his reasoning.
The Yankees are very good, and are on track to get even better given the amount of developing young talent currently stocking the major-league roster and farm system. One of these young talents is 20-year-old shortstop Gleyber Torres, who will now undergo season-ending Tommy John surgery.
New Yorkers! If you’re a fan of great sportswriting, be sure to go to tonight’s Varsity Letters reading series, hosted by Gelf Magazine. Sports Illustrated executive editors Jon Wertheim and Steve Cannella will be there to celebrate the late, great Frank Deford. Richard Sandomir will also be there to talk about his…
Zack Hample, a grown man who has collected over 9,000 baseballs at major-league stadiums and does not react well to being denied a ball, was unable to get his hands on a ball yesterday. The person keeping him from his souvenir was Clayton Kershaw:
Paul George has reportedly told the Indiana Pacers that he plans to leave the team next summer and sign with the Lakers. The Pacers should obviously try to trade George before the end of the season, but any non-Lakers team that acquires him would do so knowing that they are likely getting a one-year rental for a run…
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Draymond Green and LeBron James had a bit of a back-and-forth yesterday, and the good-natured ribbing ended with Green taking a shot at James during his speech at the Warriors’ victory parade, much to James’s delight.
Randy Moss was inducted into the Minnesota Vikings’ ring of honor this week, and at a press conference on Wednesday he was asked what he would say to Dennis Green, who coached Moss in Minnesota and died last June, if he had the chance.
Based on reports and video evidence from the scene, a blimp just crashed at Erin Hills golf course, the site of this year’s U.S. Open.
The Big Lead’s Stephen Douglas has done the world a service today by discovering some old clips of Stephen A. Smith talking about sex, relationships, and what an accomplished sex-doer he is.
Earlier this week, irresponsible and unfounded reporting claimed the Golden State Warriors will not be visiting the White House following their NBA Finals victory. That story was false; there’s still good reason to think that the team, or at least a few key members, might skip out on the tradition.
The handwringing over Odell Beckham Jr.’s decision to skip out on the Giants’ voluntary OTAs has been the most exhausting storyline of the NFL offseason. The NFL media would be a lot better if everyone stopped pretending to care that some players skip OTAs, and Beckham appears to agree with that sentiment.