High School Student on Trial for Rape Allowed to Play Football (UPDATED)

18-year-old Tyler Smith has been charged with the rape of two women. He is scheduled to face trial in December, but in the meantime is continuing to play on the football team of Hoquiam High School in Washington state. One might expect this to be yet another story of a winning football team being more important than… » 10/15/14 3:30pm Wednesday 3:30pm

When a Celebration of Women in Sports Becomes a Breasty Bachelor Party

Let’s celebrate women in sports! Let’s hire nude body paint models to do so! Wait … that might not be the best idea. Women’s Health Australia's staff is wishing they had this very conversation before hiring naked ladies to decorate their recent sports awards dinner in Sydney. » 10/15/14 2:30pm Wednesday 2:30pm

The Real Secret to Talking Sports With Any Woman

If you were a trash person, you'd assume that women didn't like sports and that, as Men's Health Magazine indicates, we only follow them if there's "a story line." Your argument, if you were made of trash, would be that women can't understand statistics or they don't have attention spans long enough to sit through a… » 10/07/14 5:37pm 10/07/14 5:37pm

Hope Solo Shouldn't Be Playing Professional Sports, Either

The NFL's handling of the Ray Rice domestic violence case has opened a belated discussion on how professional sports enable crap behavior in their athletes, and the private horror of domestic violence for its victims. But in the flurry of firings and bannings and panel appointings in the NFL, one professional sports… » 9/19/14 12:20pm 9/19/14 12:20pm

World's Worst People Defiantly Wear Ray Rice Jerseys to Football Game

The worst human beings in the world gathered to support one of their own last night, showing up to the Baltimore Ravens' home game proudly sporting their beloved Ray Rice jerseys as a show of support for the man who was caught on elevator surveillance video knocking his wife out with a punch to the face. » 9/12/14 3:40pm 9/12/14 3:40pm

NFL Executives Definitely Got the Ray Rice Elevator Tape Months Ago

The entire crux of the NFL's pathetic justification for not throwing woman-puncher Ray Rice on his ass earlier this year was executives' dubious claim that no NFL officials had seen elevator surveillance footage showing just how brutal the attack was until TMZ released it Monday. Well. Turns out, at least one of them… » 9/10/14 5:06pm 9/10/14 5:06pm

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