Full wagering is illegal in 49 states, but sports betting is big business, with billions wagered each year—and everyone knows it. Lines and moves are discussed openly on TV, and covers are mentioned right next to game stories. Media outlets nationwide turn to a handful of people for insight and predictions into point…
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Days before the 2015 US Open tournament where a win would place Serena Williams at a tie for most Grand Slam wins by a tennis player, the new EPIX original documentary, Serena, captures her trying to sound nonchalant about the feat ahead.
As threatened earlier this year, Jack Montague—Yale’s former basketball captain, who was expelled on sexual misconduct allegations in March—has filed a civil lawsuit against Yale, claiming that the school, intent on “restoring its tarnished image” of being “soft on male sexual assailants,” manipulated the complainant…
Maria Sharapova has been banned by the International Tennis Federation for two years after testing positive for a banned substance. Unsurprisingly, Sharapova is not thrilled.
Steph Curry and his Golden State Warriors made the Cleveland Cavaliers look like a kiddie league team in Game 2 of the NBA Finals on Sunday night, beating them in a manner that impressed one particular woman in the stands. So, quick question...
In the midst of contract disputes between U.S. Soccer and the women’s national team, a federal judge has ruled that the female players—as per their collective bargaining agreement—will not be allowed to strike in the lead up to the Rio Olympics.
It looks like E! is aiming to give their new hit WAGS the Real Housewives treatment by expanding the series with a spin-off in Miami. Few things have ever made more sense.
Gap Inc. continues to bet on the unstoppable rise of athleisure, and that extends even to kids: They’ve just launched Athleta Girl for customers 6 to 14. Don’t wanna be rude, here, but isn’t most children’s clothing already designed with play in mind?
Sarah Spain and Julie DiCaro are both women who make their living as sportswriters. For that, of course, they must be punished, which is why hordes of Twitter douches regularly deluge them with vile harassment and threats. In a new video, Spain and DiCaro had normal, non-sociopathic men read some of those tweets…
After filing a federal complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission against U.S. Soccer over wage discrimination last month, the championship women’s team is considering a boycott of the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro this summer if their requests aren’t met.
We are a society that loves culturally significant anniversaries divisible by 10, so the 20th anniversary of the OJ Simpson trial has only just begun providing material for the airwaves. Since January, the event has been covered in FX’s spectacular limited series and a 12-hour special on Esquire, but this summer ESPN…
Are you scared of the direction this country is headed in? Do you long for a strong, pro-Christ former football player who wasn’t even very good at football to take the freaking reins already? Well, you can just go ahead and breathe, my friends, because Tim Tebow has got this one in the bag.
In a particularly dumb iteration of an age-old trend, news outlets cannot seem to get over the fact that a Yale student was expelled and kicked off the Yale basketball team for sexual misconduct right before the NCAA tournament, emphasis right before the NCAA tournament.
In an email reporters around 5 PM on Wednesday, Yale assistant director for sports publicity Tim Bennett shared a statement from the men’s basketball team, which has recently come under fire for publicly supporting expelled team captain Jack Montague amid rumors of sexual assault.
The New Haven Register reports that Yale senior and men’s basketball captain Jack Montague was in fact expelled, although it has thus far been impossible to verify the official reason behind his expulsion.
On Wednesday, the Buffalo Bills announced Kathryn Smith as their first full-time female coach. Smith will serve as their quality control-special teams coach.
Ciara was asked to sing the National Anthem at a College Football championship game on Monday between the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Clemson Tigers in Arizona and, well, people are talking about it.