This Is Why NFL Star Greg Hardy Was Arrested For Assaulting His Ex-Girlfriend

Barefoot and frightened, Nicole Holder walked as fast as she could through the darkness, and the moment she saw the cops she ran. She headed west on Fifth Street toward North Church, away from the Charlotte., N.C., apartment of Greg Hardy, a star defensive end then with the NFL’s Carolina Panthers. Minutes earlier he… »11/06/15 1:01pm11/06/15 1:01pm

America's Greatest Insufferable Pastimes Are Astrology and Fantasy Football

This fall, two great phenomena have disturbed our friends and neighbors. The generally reliable type (or steady flakes, now validated) are suddenly loudmouths, blustering and making excuses: one group because a planet appears to be moving backwards but isn’t actually, and the second because they’re consumed in a game… »11/05/15 11:20am11/05/15 11:20am

Katie Nolan Unloads on NFL and Sports Media for Not Taking Domestic Abuse Seriously

In April, the NFL suspended Dallas Cowboy Greg Hardy after the league’s months-long investigation found that there was evidence that he’d physically abused his then-girlfriend, Nicole Holder. Hardy allegedly threatened to kill her, choked her, and threw her onto a couch covered in assault rifles. »10/08/15 11:30am10/08/15 11:30am

3 Female Sports Journalists Denied Entry to the Jacksonville Jaguars' Locker Room

On Sunday, three female sports reporters were initially denied postgame entrance into the Jacksonville Jaguars’ locker room because they were women. The usher checked with several men before allowing reporters Joey Chandler, Graham Watson, and one unidentified woman, who were all in Indianapolis for the Associated… »10/05/15 1:55pm10/05/15 1:55pm

The Bucs Are Teaching Betches To Love Football Using Pinterest

Where my Tampa betches at? Hey girls, have you ever thought “Darn it, I love football, but I just don’t get it because I am a girl and dumb?” Well the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have got your number. This fall, they’re introducing RED, a movement to help women learn to love football via Pinterest and other things gals go… »8/06/15 11:41am8/06/15 11:41am

Yep, Ballers Will Be Every Dude's New Obsession

A nation of dudes wiped off their dried up Entourage spittle and tuned in to the premiere of HBO’s Ballers, which stars Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson as Spencer Strasmore, a retired Miami Dolphins player turned financial advisor. Broke athletes, with a side of tits, is what it is, and it’s likely to be every football… »6/22/15 2:10pm6/22/15 2:10pm

No More, The NFL's Domestic Violence Partner, Is A Sham

The brands have spoken, and they want you to know that domestic violence and sexual assault are bad. In fact, the brands not only think they're bad, but have a theory as to why they persist: the issues of domestic violence and sexual assault don't have a strong enough brand. So, to help get America talking about… »2/05/15 2:55pm2/05/15 2:55pm

Do The NFL's Anti-Domestic Violence Initiatives Actually Even Exist?

As long ago as it now seems, it was only this past July when Roger Goodell decided to suspend Ray Rice for two games after the Baltimore Ravens running back cold-cocked his future wife in an Atlantic City casino elevator. There was outrage, but not enough to change the NFL commissioner's mind. He needed to see the… »2/01/15 4:01pm2/01/15 4:01pm