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New York Times Washes Justin Gimelstob's Balls, Sees No Issue With Balls-Washer's Conflict Of Interest New York Times Washes Justin Gimelstob's Balls, Sees No Issue With Balls-Washer's Conflict Of Interest

The New York Times publishing public-relations material serving the interests of Justin Gimelstob—a powerful figure in tennis whose conduct has over the years ranged from overtly misogynistic to violent and deranged, and who most recently made news by pleading no contest to charges that he hit a man in the head dozens…

Will Justin Gimelstob's Violent History Ever Make Him A Tennis Pariah? Will Justin Gimelstob's Violent History Ever Make Him A Tennis Pariah?

Justin Gimelstob—the former tennis player and current coach, Tennis Channel commentator, ATP board member, and owner of a television production company who infamously weathered a shitstorm of his own making back in 2008 for being a sexist dick—is one of the most powerful people in tennis. For years, this power has…

Tiger Woods Has Come Again In Glory To Help Christians Talk About Easter Tiger Woods Has Come Again In Glory To Help Christians Talk About Easter

The 2019 Masters was only the second-greatest story ever told, apparently. Everyone thought Tiger Woods was as good as dead after years of losing and back problems. Similarly, everyone counted out Jesus after the crucifixion.

UNC Basketball Coach Sylvia Hatchell, Who Sounds Like A Real Nightmare, Resigns After Investigation UNC Basketball Coach Sylvia Hatchell, Who Sounds Like A Real Nightmare, Resigns After Investigation

Longtime University of North Carolina women’s basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell has resigned after more than three decades with the program, following the conclusion of an investigation that found she made “racially insensitive” remarks, pressured players to play injured, and generally failed to connect with her…

Florida Grandma Uses Her Softball Skills To Bash Half-Naked Burglar's Head With Bat

A would-be burglar is in jail in Florida, with a gash on his head, after a 65-year-old slugger named Clarese Gainey whacked him on the dome with a baseball bat when he tried to break into her car early Sunday morning. WMC Action News 5 had the story:

Court Docs: SB Nation Bosses Detail How Much Money Team-Site Workers Could Be Owed In Lawsuit Court Docs: SB Nation Bosses Detail How Much Money Team-Site Workers Could Be Owed In Lawsuit

What happens when workers demand fair compensation for the value their labor creates? In one little corner of the media universe, this is a practical question and it’s being slowly answered, mostly behind closed doors, as SB Nation team-site workers—more than 70 across two lawsuits—sue Vox Media over what they say are…

New York Red Bulls' Kaku Blasts Ball Into A Fan's Face, Gets Sent Off

New York Red Bulls midfielder Kaku was sent off with a red card in the final moments of the Red Bulls’ 2-2 draw with Sporting Kansas City last night, after he kicked a ball in frustration and it struck a fan in the front row. The fan reportedly was left with a bloody face and needing medical attention.

Former Notre Dame Running Back Cierre Wood Charged With Murder In Connection With 5-Year-Old Girl's Death Former Notre Dame Running Back Cierre Wood Charged With Murder In Connection With 5-Year-Old Girl's Death

Former Notre Dame and NFL running back Cierre Wood, 28, was arrested Wednesday and is facing charges of child abuse, child neglect, and murder, according to the Las Vegas Metro Police Department.

Report: Guns, $20,000 In Cash Stolen From Braves Outfielder Nick Markakis's Home Report: Guns, $20,000 In Cash Stolen From Braves Outfielder Nick Markakis's Home

A suspected burglar stole five guns, including an AR-15 rifle, and $20,000 in cash from the Atlanta home of Braves right fielder Nick Markakis, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Fans Lustily Boo Umpire Who Did Finn The Bat Dog's Job For Him

Finn, the bat dog for the Oakland Triple-A affiliate Las Vegas Aviators, has one job. Like the best of us, sometimes he’s a little slow to do it. Last night, the umpire beat him to the bat and tossed it over to the dugout. The fans didn’t like that.

It's A Beer Commercial It's A Beer Commercial

Ahead of what could be Dwyane Wade’s final NBA home game tonight, a beer company released an advertisement highlighting the Miami Heat player and his generosity. Wade and his wife Gabrielle Union are well-known for their charitable work and activism: The basketball player has established a college scholarship, visited…

Reporter Asks Muffet McGraw Dumbass Question About Her Relationship With Geno Auriemma Reporter Asks Muffet McGraw Dumbass Question About Her Relationship With Geno Auriemma

College coaching rivalries are some of the most enduring in all of sports, and there are plenty of compelling and useful questions to ask coaches about each other. At the press conferences ahead of the women’s Final Four in Tampa, Florida, a reporter gave a masterclass in how not to ask about coaching rivalries, when…

Will Cain Was The Salty Butt Of The Only Good April Fools' Joke Will Cain Was The Salty Butt Of The Only Good April Fools' Joke

April Fools’ jokes are always exhausting or unoriginal or impressively tone deaf, except when, every once in a while, they’re not. And this year, it was ESPN of all places that managed to pull off a genuinely good April Fools’ Day prank, mostly because the butt of the joke was ESPN’s resident idiot Will Cain.

FanSided, SI's Grubby Little Sibling, Isn't Paying Workers The Pittances They're Owed FanSided, SI's Grubby Little Sibling, Isn't Paying Workers The Pittances They're Owed

FanSided—the scuzzy content mill attached to Sports Illustrated, which is itself owned by the Koch-brothers-backed Meredith Corporation—has long exploited the workers whose output allows FanSided to exist, selling young writers on the idea of writing solely for “exposure.” Most FanSided workers are unpaid…

Giannis Antetokounmpo Made A Little Girl Cry Because He Loved Her Artwork So Much Giannis Antetokounmpo Made A Little Girl Cry Because He Loved Her Artwork So Much

Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo is one of the few people in sports who manages to strike the seemingly impossible balance between being a highly competitive, elite professional athlete—who does extremely rude dunks—and being a genuinely good guy.

MLB Advanced Media Made Billions For Baseball, Chewed Up Its Employees, And Spit Them Out MLB Advanced Media Made Billions For Baseball, Chewed Up Its Employees, And Spit Them Out

On the second Tuesday of February, at 3:00 in the afternoon, around 40 employees of MLB Advanced Media—one arm of MLB’s media empire, which also includes MLB.com, MLB Network and MLB Productions—nervously filed into a conference room at MLBAM’s office in Manhattan’s Chelsea Market. They had been living in fear of…

Everyone Fell For Robert Kraft's "Apology"  Everyone Fell For Robert Kraft's "Apology" 

In a vague and carefully worded statement that sounds like a mea culpa but is decidedly not, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft today made his first public comments since he was charged last month with two counts of solicitation in connection with a prostitution sting in Florida.

Nathan Chen Repeats As World Champion Nathan Chen Repeats As World Champion

After cruising to his first world championship gold last year, American wonderteen Nathan Chen (who is also a pre-med student at Yale, no big deal), managed to top an incredible free skate by Japan’s two-time Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu to win back-to-back world titles.

Miami Open bans tennis player’s shirt because boobies.

As I Lay Me Down To Sleep, I Pray For Liberty To Freaking Lose As I Lay Me Down To Sleep, I Pray For Liberty To Freaking Lose

In case you missed it, your bracket probably got a little worse last night thanks to Liberty University’s upset 80-76 win over Mississippi State. Jerry Falwell Jr.’s infamously strict and alarmingly retrograde university won its first game ever in the NCAA tournament ever and I, for one, am praying to the Lord God in…

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