Women Can Swim Long Distances Just Fine, So Why Aren't We Allowed To?

While the Olympics aren't fresh on the mind for some (not me; I actually never stop thinking about them), some recent particularly impressive distance swimming has prompted the question of why female swimmers competing in the Olympics swim 800 meters of freestyle instead of 1,500 meters, the way the men do. » 8/12/14 11:30am 8/12/14 11:30am

'Pretty Drunk' Chrissy Teigen Throws First Pitch at Dodgers Game


Supermodel and John Legend's more photogenic half Chrissy Teigen was given the honor of throwing out the first pitch at the Los Angeles Dodgers game on Tuesday night. And, because the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue cover girl later confessed she was "pretty drunk" right around the time she did it, it was awesome. » 8/06/14 3:30pm 8/06/14 3:30pm

ESPN's Stephen A. Smith Now Sorry About Shitty Domestic Abuse Comments

Days after publicly declaring that women shouldn't "do anything to provoke wrong actions" ("wrong actions" = when their boyfriends/husbands punch them in the face) following a recent incident that involved Ravens running back Ray Rice knocking his then-fiancée unconscious and dragging her out of an elevator, ESPN's… » 7/28/14 4:45pm 7/28/14 4:45pm

Face It, Women: The NFL Does Not Give a Shit About You

This week, the NFL issued a pitiful 2-game suspension against Ray Rice, the Ravens running back who earlier this year punched out his then-fiancee Janay Palmer and was seen on surveillance tape dragging her unconscious body out of a hotel elevator. Many critics responded by saying the NFL was sending a terrible… » 7/26/14 12:00pm 7/26/14 12:00pm

NFL: Beating a Woman Unconscious Is 1/8th as Bad as Pot Smoking

Earlier this year, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice punched his fiancee so hard she passed out and then dragged her unconscious body out of an elevator. The whole thing was caught on camera and resulted in Rice being charged with aggravated assault. His punishment from the NFL? Two game suspension. » 7/24/14 3:00pm 7/24/14 3:00pm

World Cup Soccer Stats Erase The Sport's Most Dominant Players: Women

There are few sporting events I get as excited about as the World Cup. I played soccer in high school, in the NCAA, and for five years post-college, including two glorious years in the Golden Gate Women's League, Premier Division. What the U.S. Men's National Team has accomplished is extraordinary, with a second… » 7/07/14 3:40pm 7/07/14 3:40pm

Kate Upton's Curs'ed Boobs Are Bringing Sports Stars to Ruin

Gather round, wee ones, for the most fearsome legend of our time. Great men have fallen to its power, and many more will continue to fall. For its charms are impossible to resist. I'm speaking, of course, of the fearsome legend of Kate Upton's curs'ed boobs. Or vagina. Or something. Either way, Kate Upton is fucking… » 6/18/14 4:30pm 6/18/14 4:30pm