It's generally a good idea not to pay too much attention to things that pro sports commissioners say for the same reason you shouldn't listen to whatever on-message platitudes come out of politicians' mouths on the state-fair circuit.
Did you guys know summer's almost over already? What the shit, right? Global warming? More like "global warming." It's like 70 degrees over here. Oh well, at least there's a big fancy surfing contest in Long Island this weekend.
Summer leagues in hoop capitals like New York, Washington DC, and Los Angeles have always attracted top players in the NBA's off-season, but this year's summer leagues have been especially star-stacked.
2011 will go down in history as the year that everyone from the Arab Spring protestors to the London underclass decided that violence is a perfectly good answer after all. This spirit of "Fuck it, I'm going to pop this asshole in the face" has also spread…
Shapiro has indubitably earned himself a lifetime achievement award in the field of Starfucky Football-Booster Creepery by paying for all those players to live in what was basically a never-ending Rick Ross video.
It's tempting to blame all of baseball's problems on San Francisco Giants closer Brian Wilson, the chuckling, inescapable tryhard who seems to have mistaken the drain-circling Charlie Sheen for some sort of meth-toothed prophet.
The city of Baltimore decided it's going to host a Grand Prix downtown next month. That's that racecar event where men stuff themselves into tiny cars and zoom around a track trying to convince themselves they don't have small penises.
Football has never been embraced by anyone outside of the USA, and it's easy to see why. A good football game can be fun to watch, but football is also loud and backwards and discussed with a Barcalounger-tough-guy militarism that is unmistakably, u…
The mid 80s saw skateboarding explode into pop culture for the third time, driven by high flying vertical tricks and major personalities. Ramps and bowl contests stoked the imaginations of kids and built careers for a handful of major stars. But with the
This week I went to another skatepark... Are you starting to see a pattern here? My wife suggested that I should try to write about something more interesting than going to skateparks. So I made a list of other things I do that I could possibly write abou…
One night in the summer of 1999 I jumped off the Manhattan Bridge. It wasn't a suicide attempt--I had a bungee cord attached to my ankles. But it was still illegal and not part of any tour package or team-building exercise