Sports Dude Sorry for Suggesting Ladies Plan C-Sections Around Sports

Former NFL quarterback Boomer Esiason has apologized for comments he made on his radio show while discussing the very short paternity leave taken by Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy. (Esiason claimed that if he were in the baseball player's shoes, "I would have said 'C-section before the season starts, I need to be at… » 4/04/14 11:20am 4/04/14 11:20am

Sports Radio Host Doesn't Understand Paternity Leave: 'It's a Scam'

Mike Francesa, a sports radio host on WFAN, is very upset that Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy missed two games this week due to paternity leave. So upset, in fact, that he went on a twenty-minute tirade, calling a ten-day paternity leave a gimmick and "a scam and a half." » 4/03/14 12:00pm 4/03/14 12:00pm

Dipshit Writes Law Barring Gays From Playing In The NFL

Earlier this year, University of Missouri football standout and NFL prospect Michael Sam announced that he is gay, putting football-enthusiast homophobes in a tough spot. Now, suddenly, like a gay thief in the glittery night, a very real possibility existed that in the near future, one or more of them would be forced… » 2/25/14 4:00pm 2/25/14 4:00pm

What Happened to U.S. Women's Figure Skating?

Another Olympic figure skating competition has ended and the main controversy seems to be trying to figure out whether the Russians rigged the competition in favor of 17-year-old Adelina Sotnikova. (Good luck proving that with anonymous score sheets.) But lost in all the commotion is the fact that the U.S. women's team … » 2/22/14 1:00pm 2/22/14 1:00pm

Government Official Chastised for Saying Girls Should Play Girl-Sports

Blergh. The headline "Equalities Minister criticised for suggesting women take up ‘feminine’ sports" sounds preeeeeetty bad. Like, really awfully bad. Like, 1971-bad. Women face enough discrimination in sports as it is without emphasizing absurd gendered dichotomies that activists have just finally begun to unravel. Just … » 2/21/14 7:15pm 2/21/14 7:15pm

Calling Darren Sharper 'Too Sexy' to Rape Is Goddamn Ridiculous

Earlier this week, Tempe, Arizona police released documents that detail even more rape allegations against former NFL star Darren Sharper, who today will appear in court to face rape charges stemming from separate incidents in Los Angeles. In total, Sharper's alleged to have drugged 11 people and raped 7 women across 4 … » 2/20/14 1:45pm 2/20/14 1:45pm

Nooooo: Living Treasure Evgeni Plushenko Drops Out of Olympics

Bad news, Olympic watchers: Russian sex bomb figure skater Evgeni Plushenko, that jumping, flexing totem to modern masculinity, suddenly dropped out of competition just minutes before taking the ice in Sochi today due to injury. Which means that, for him, these Olympic games are over. » 2/13/14 6:29pm 2/13/14 6:29pm

Sage Kotsenburg Isn't the Lochte We Want. He's the Lochte We Deserve.

The 70's had Mark Spitz, the 80's had Bruce Jenner and Carl Lewis, the 90's had Alberto Tomba, the 2000's had the Australian swim team and Apolo Ohno, and in 2012, the Olympic gods blessed us with Ryan Lochte. But pickings for the Sochi Games' Unofficial Sexy Male Olympian are decidedly more meh. In a post-Lochte era,… » 2/12/14 2:16pm 2/12/14 2:16pm

The Forgotten Pioneer of Gay Rights in Major League Sports

There has been a lot of talk about Michael Sam, who may soon be the first openly gay man in NFL Football. This is very similar to the conversations around Jason Collins when he came out last year. Both these men should be applauded for breaking down barriers and living their true selves, but they were not the first men … » 2/11/14 9:01pm 2/11/14 9:01pm

Sochi Makes Terrifying Police Less Scary With Fab Purple Uniforms

Because the International Olympic Committee made the mistake of awarding the 2014 Winter Olympics to a Jason Bourne movie subplot, an extraordinary amount effort and resources have been expended to keep athletes and fans at the Sochi Games safe. That means the place is teeming with burly Russian cops, a sight which… » 2/10/14 11:20am 2/10/14 11:20am

Luluman To Make Men's Yoga Pants Because God Either Loves Or Hates You

Lululemon, that store that gives you the opportunity to pay upwards of $90 to have strangers see your asscrack, is branching out into new asscrack demographics with vary different potentials for asscrack tragedy: men, and children. » 2/07/14 7:00pm 2/07/14 7:00pm