It's a favorite trope among certain types of sportswriters to compare various NBA basketball players to one pickup game archetype or another.
We're used to putting up with all sorts of BS in sports just for on-field action, but something about "Baseball Boyfriend," a new fantasy baseball game, seems wronger than the normal course of things.
For an American sports fan, the worst day in his life is when he realizes that he might as well be Honduran for all he knows about hockey.
Not everyone has time to follow sports. So we comb the latest, greatest, and bestest stories from the world of athletics and deliver them to you in a neat little blog post.
Watching Madonna's halftime show was like walking in on your grandmother having a threesome.
The football season is over. But it will barely go away. There's still the draft, mini-camp, preseason, and more. At least we won't have to see Madonna for a while.
The path to being a complete asshole at any Super Bowl party lies in your dresser: A plain white t-shirt and Sharpie, the only components necessary to one-up a calculated "fan."
The Miami Marlins are preparing for the impending apocalypse, and they're doing so by building neon-drenched, jaw-dropping monuments like they're the modern Mayans.
In the interest of helping you enjoy the football-related portion of Super Bowl Sunday more, here is what you need to know about the two teams involved.
One of the more perverse dates on the calendar is a little bit sicker now that they've started charging fans to attend. And there's still nothing to say.
Considering its fan base is comprised of eight-year-old kids, the NBA is not the semi-secret thing that the hipsters would seek out, stake out, overrate, and claim as their own.
It is better to let Tebow be the thoroughly outmatched quarterback he is than to turn him into a humped-to-death abstraction. Not even someone with his baffling passing mechanics deserves that.
In the early years of professional snowboarding, Tom, along with Jim Zellers and Dave Hatchett, were the first snowboarders to hike and ride remote backcountry lines in Lake Tahoe. They were also some of the only snowboarders in the world to ever go to Al…
To a cosmopolite elite like me, big-time college football looks like a transparently un-consumable Paula Deen donut burger. For others it is delicious enough to justify the diabetes-sweats it brings.
I feel like it's necessary to start this week's column by addressing last week's column.
The bowl system might not be good, but its reflection of the status quo's broad, braying rottenness is pretty much perfect.
Periodically, someone pops off with an NBA-related slavery metaphor, and everyone gets pissy. A more effective metaphor is that NBA players, like you and me, work for shitty bosses.
A meet and greet with all of your urban skateboard heroes from the early 90s. Some of these guys have been serving eight-year bids in maximum-security prisons, while others are dedicated family men.
Donald Sterling is a real estate billionaire of a notably porny bent who looks like a Milk Dud that has had Botox, and who was born without the capacity for shame.
Despite all their rage they are still just some twats in a cage.
In celebration of 20 years of Standard Films, we head out to Red Rocks, Colorado to see the release of TB20 (Totally Board 20). The first of its kind to join together big mountain back country boarding with freestyle hi-jinks, Standard Films' Travis Robb
If you're not familiar with Girl skateboards, you probably do not skateboard. That's OK, I'll fill you in.
The average NFL commercial break is television's crowning insult to the notion of our shared humanity.
Americans will probably spend Thanksgiving--or at least the portion of it preceding and following the ritual power-eating of yams and fibrous turkey meat--much the way we spend the rest of our days.