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If Anything, The USWNT Might Be Too Stacked

When the United States Women’s National Team takes the pitch, they’ll be tasked with navigating the largest and deepest World Cup field ever. Though the Olympic gold medal more or less belongs to the USWNT—remember this?—they have tended to come up short on the sport’s biggest stage. They’ve advanced to at least the… » 6/05/15 2:25pm 6/05/15 2:25pm

Diana Taurasi's Russian Team Is Paying Her To Skip The WNBA Season

Since the early 2000s, many WNBA players have also played for teams overseas. The WNBA season is only four months long, so they can effectively play for two teams in one year. They do this for the obvious reason: money. Brittney Griner, who was a WNBA sensation during her rookie season, was paid just $49,440. In China… » 2/04/15 9:28am 2/04/15 9:28am

Christy Mack Posts Photos, Account Of Alleged Beating By War Machine

MMA fighter War Machine (born Jonathan Koppenhaver) is wanted by Las Vegas police in connection with the alleged beating of his ex-girlfriend Christy Mack and another unnamed victim on Friday. Today, Mack released a statement on what happened, along with photos of her injured face and body. The images, which follow… » 8/11/14 6:37pm 8/11/14 6:37pm

Rules For Ben-Gals Cheerleaders: "No Panties," "No Slouching Breasts"

Looks like that Raiderettes lawsuit was just the beginning. Cincinnati Bengals cheerleader Alexa Brenneman has filed her own class-action lawsuit against the team for allegedly violating federal employment laws. As with the Raiders and Ravens, the juiciest reading here is the list of rules handed down to cheerleaders,… » 2/13/14 6:27pm 2/13/14 6:27pm

Meet The Underdogs Of The U.S. Figure Skating Team

The figure skating competition is already underway in Sochi, and I have to break the bad news to you: For the first time in years, no American man or woman is expected to seriously vie for an individual gold medal. Which doesn't mean this won't still be the most fascinating, nerve-wracking competition in the games, or… » 2/06/14 5:28pm 2/06/14 5:28pm

Here's Every Finable Offense For Raiders Cheerleaders

Lacy T., a Raiderette during the recently completed season, has sued the Oakland Raiders for a slew of shoddy business practices regarding cheerleader pay. The whole suit, which you can read at the bottom of the page, is a glimpse into the many indignities of being an NFL cheerleader (besides the many obvious ones).… » 1/24/14 3:59pm 1/24/14 3:59pm

Rick Santorum Uses Mandela's Death To Compare Obamacare to Apartheid

Rick Santorum threw in his two cents on Nelson Mandela's life and works yesterday when he told Bill O'Reilly that just as Mandela fought apartheid, so too does Rick Santorum fight Obamacare. Hoo boy. No. No, Rick Santorum. Obamacare is not like apartheid. That is not how analogies work. Not liking a thing doesn't… » 12/06/13 1:20pm 12/06/13 1:20pm

Bishops Sued Over Catholic Hospitals' Policy Of Making Women Suffer

After badgering the government to write women's health care policy around its specific beliefs, the US Council of Catholic Bishops has finally gotten itself sued over the harm those beliefs cause when put into action. Behind the first-of-its-kind suit is the American Civil Liberties Union (you know, the one that… » 12/03/13 7:00pm 12/03/13 7:00pm

There's No 'Hot Holiday Toy' This Year. Can Christmas Even Happen?

It's a holiday tradition as American as eating too much and falling asleep in a chair while inane football comedy blares loudly from the flatscreen — adults deciding that all kids should be just nuts for a Hot Holiday Toy, and then redirecting that hysteria into ruining Christmas. This year, however, a problem: there … » 11/22/13 3:00pm 11/22/13 3:00pm

How to Have Sex While Dressed for the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

Enormous feathered wings, spiky headdresses, skintight black and white checkered adult jumpsuits, elaborate leather underwear — you'd think that with the way Victoria's Secret throws around the word "sexy," its marquee public event wouldn't present people wearing outfits that make it nearly impossible for the wearer… » 11/15/13 11:40am 11/15/13 11:40am

Fed Chair Janet Yellen Wore Same Dress Twice, Upsetting Local Idiot

BREAKING: Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen, one of the most powerful women in the world, sometimes reuses clothing. This is News, according to a writer for a prominent Washington DC blog that normally covers stuff of importance like "laws" and "government" and "men who wear the same fucking outfits like every… » 11/14/13 6:40pm 11/14/13 6:40pm