Although there are not any openly gay men in the MLB, it is statistically likely that there are closeted players in the game, and the league is making a concerted effort to foster a more inclusive and tolerant atmosphere to make it easier for a player in
"You can't really budget anything other than rent into your scholarship check. It felt as though we were forced into poverty. We couldn't receive any gifts, free food, or any kind of benefit that might break an NCAA rule."
Mainstream journalists covering Wall Street, or labor issues, or tax policy could learn a lot from how NBA reporters have stepped up and covered their beat with honesty, integrity, and an adversarial spirit that has long been missing in the news media.
There were 171 goals scored in the 2014 World Cup—171 screamers, howlers, shockers, and pens. Fourteen of them humiliated Brazil, six made a star of James Rodriguez, and one was enough to end the tournament. Like an idiot, I watched them all.
We sent photographers Björn Kietzmann and Jermain Raffington into the streets of Berlin last night to get a feel for how the country is celebrating after the biggest German national event since Angela Merkel's (alleged) nude pics.
After the game, fans poured out onto the street. Drums were banged, chants were chanted, people danced. There were some tears. This was the passion of Argentine football half-tamed and transplanted to central London.
Now that the King is returning, we wanted to find out if Clevelanders still wanna throw their LBJ Swingmans into the fires burning on top of the Cuyahoga River. Here's what they had to say—most of it was pretty positive.
The internet collectively pointed and laughed at a sleepy fat man on Monday, when news broke that he was suing MLB, ESPN, and two commentators for $10 million. This got us wondering whether this "symbol of failure" has a snowball's chance in hell of winni…
Germany is the most popular international soccer team in China. Beyond the immediate visual evidence—hordes of locals walking around in Germany shirts—we know this thanks to a survey conducted at the beginning of this year. I partied with some of the Deut…
As we enter the long Fourth of July weekend and begin to consume the ungodly amounts of alcohol we use to honor everything that makes this country great, I ask you, what is more American than the classic rags to riches success story?
In the first episode of The Fat Jew Show, your portly, ponytailed host sits down with champion eater Joey Chestnut the day before he attempts to capture his eighth consecutive Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest title.
After the heat of doping allegations ended Lance Armstrong's reign of terror over cycling in 2005, a series of Americans quickly stepped up to fill the massive vacuum with Andrew Talansky in first place.
A little-known fact: English soccer (or "football," whatever) fans have no feeling whatsoever in their heads and frequently use them as battering rams, weapons, and, in extreme circumstances, a source of nutrition. Anyway, this guy should probably see a d…
Since the lottery system was implemented in 1985, literally dozens of huge men have been drafted into the league, only to fall prey to debility, injury, weakness, and doom. Let's take a romp through history without sepia tones or sentimentality, shall we…
When Algeria advanced to the knockout stage of the World Cup by drawing with Russia the immigrant-filled area around the Barbès – Rochechouart Metro station exploded in a raucous celebration of spontaneous joy.
Yesterday's game against Germany was a sloppy, soaking wet, and leggy affair, a game to endure for both players and fans, so let's not rehash it. Instead, we'll review some of the bright spots in the tournament for the Americans.
The great Ann Coulter was kind of enough to provide us all with a lengthy list of reasons as to why soccer sucks and in turn, why she hates the sport of soccer. And in turn, here's why her list sucks.