Sportsball

Alternatives to your racist sportsball mascot

It can be hard to let go of something that has always been there as a rallying symbol. But once fellow fans say that your symbol makes them distant and distrustful of you, it’s...

Watch Bill Murray react as the Cubs win the World Series

Bill Murray is the best, and so are the Chicago Cubs. Congratulations. ...

Why watch college football?

It’s odd that given a choice between the best pro-athletes and amateurs, one would choose amateurs. ...

Rest in piece, Arnold Palmer: the golfer left a lasting legacy

The punches just keep rolling in 2016, as yet another icon has passed, with the death of legendary golfer Arnold Palmer this past Sunday, September 25th, 2016 at the age of 87....

Former D-bag of the Week Ryan Lochte faces 10-month suspension

We like to check in from time-to-time with our previous D-bag of the Week winners, and today we have Ryan Lochte who is back in the news. ...

Olympics Day 16 Highlight – The Mongolian wrestling coaches

N0t to take anything away from the wins of the USA Men’s basketball team (would have been a fiasco they lost) or US Men’s 97kg (and 20 year old monster) Olympic champion Kyle...

Olympics Day 15 Highlight – Matt Centrowitz

As the Olympics wind down, the major team sports are dominated by the USA (women’s basketball team won gold once again) as the United States continued to increase its overall...

Olympics Day 14 Highlight – The US Women’s 4×100 Relay Team

Two weeks worth of Olympic action are in the books, and Day 14 of the Rio Games were all about the relays. The US men’s team saw their run seize defeat from the jaws of victory...

Our attitudes are the problem, not Caster Semenya

Caster Semenya had the fastest time, 1:58.15, in the women’s 800m semifinals and is favored to win gold. This isn’t the kind of news that blows up into a big story, for the...

Olympics Day 13 Highlight – Ashton Eaton stays golden

After 13 days of Olympic competition, we finally got a day at the track that featured some truly seminal track moments. Most of the track to this point has been dominated by a...

Olympics highlight Day 12 – Kaori Icho

We’ve made it through the first dozen days of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, and to say it went smoothly would be a gross overstatement. Its been a Games that has quickly become...

ICYMI: Rio Olympics 2016 day twelve round-up

Team USA swept the podium in the women’s 100m hurdles, and the women’s beach volleyball duo won bronze. Bowie also won bronze in her first Olympics ever in the 200m....

Hurdles present high and low firsts for U.S.

For the first time ever, the U.S. has swept all medals in the 100m hurdles in the Olympics. American runners Brianna Rollins, Nia Ali, and Kristi Castlin won gold, silver, and...

Rio’s water less gross than poor sportsmanship

Prior to the start of the men’s marathon swimming on Tuesday, athletes were standing in the water of Copacabana, splashing it on their faces, and some even put a bit in their...

Olympics Day 11 Highlight – Simone Biles, again

There are three things that are givens in these Olympics – Michael Phelps and Katie Ledecky is make splashes in the pool, Usain Bolt is untouchable on the track, and Simone...