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Cat Curling Would Make The Olympics Way More Watchable

An oldie but a goodie: this is from the 2006 Torino Olympics, when the American kittehs bested the Danish kittehs on the ice. (I think.) The Olympics would be much…

Jessica Wakeman | February 15, 2014 - 9:00 am

Dallas Sportscaster Supports Michael Sam In Coming Out, Quotes Audre Lorde

In a perfect world, an athlete coming out as gay wouldn’t even be considered news. But in the world we live in, college football player Michael Sam’s decision to come

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 13, 2014 - 9:45 am

College Football Star Michael Sam Publicly Comes Out As Gay

Michael Sam, a football player who recently graduated from the University of Missouri, publicly came out as gay in a video posted to The New York Times’ website this weekend. “I’m…

Jessica Wakeman | February 10, 2014 - 11:30 am

Super Bowl Sunday Sex Is Unlikely, So We’re Proposing “Makeup Sex Monday”

Newsflash: Super Bowl Sunday is not a good day for sex. The entire day — and weekend, really — is reserved for football, beer, hot wings and lots of yelling…

Katie Oldenburg | February 2, 2014 - 9:00 am

This Bad Lip Reading Of The NFL Makes Perfect Sense To Me

Here’s a hilarious video of NFL players, coaches, and referees overdubbed with nonsensical words and phrases. In other words: an accurate representation of what football always sounds like to people who…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | January 24, 2014 - 5:00 pm

The 5 Most Tragic Claims In A Cheerleader’s Lawsuit Against The Oakland Raiders

Who knew? Life as a professional cheerleader can be a struggle. Lacey T, a 27-year-old Oakland Raiders cheerleader, filed a lawsuit against her team yesterday for wage theft and unfair…

Claire Hannum | January 23, 2014 - 5:30 pm

19-Year-Old Tennis Champ Eugenie Bouchard Asked Stupid/Sexist Question About Her Celebrity Dream Date

On Monday, 19-year-old Eugenie Bouchard of Montreal became the first Canadian tennis player in history to reach a Grand Slam semifinal. That’s pretty cool, right? But what inquiring minds

Jessica Wakeman | January 22, 2014 - 4:00 pm

The Olympics Thought Ski Jumping Was Bad For Your Delicate Lady Uterus

The 2014 Winter Olympics will be the first time ever that women’s ski jumping will be a sport. Previously, women were only allowed to test the courses for the men.

Jessica Wakeman | January 11, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Pool Accommodates Muslim Women, Fox News Frets About Sharia Law

Fox News has predictably idiotic things to say about a Midwestern swimming facility that will accommodate Muslim women by closing the pool to men for one-hour per day. SHARIA…

Jessica Wakeman | December 2, 2013 - 7:30 pm

Kickass Women Of The Day: These Two Ladies Are DIY-ing The Summer Olympics

In case you were looking for some inspiration for your morning run, two British women have dedicated themselves to trying out all 114 summer Olympic events available to women in…

Claire Hannum | October 31, 2013 - 10:20 am

Watch The Jump Roping World Champion Do Things You’ve Only Dreamed Of

I’m impressed by someone who can skip rope for more than 30 seconds without tripping on the thing. Double Dutch is like beyond impressive to me. But what nine-time world…

Ami Angelowicz | October 31, 2013 - 9:20 am

Poll: Should There Be An Age Limit For Mixed Martial Arts Fighting?

This morning, I happened to stumble upon a CNN photo gallery of children partaking in a MMA fight … in a cage. Participants as young as age five are allowed…

Katie Oldenburg | October 28, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Sensitive, Young Jock Suspended For Writing A Poem About His Feelings

An Ohio high school student was suspended for — of all reasons — writing a poem about his feelings. Sixteen-year-old Nick Andre, who plays defensive end on the football team,…

Ami Angelowicz | October 24, 2013 - 3:30 pm

Male Jets Fans Punches Female Patriots Fan In Post-Game Skirmish

Fucking football, man. Following last night’s tight game between the New York Jets and the New England Patriots, in which the Jets emerged with a narrow victory, a fight broke…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 21, 2013 - 10:20 am

Meet Shelby Herring, Brutally Honest & Drunk Ole Miss Student

Like Ole Miss student Shelby Herring, we never had much school spirit.

But unlike Shelby Herring, we never got our school spirit by day drinking and then drunkenly…

Jessica Wakeman | October 17, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Minnesota Vikings Player Adrian Peterson’s Two-Year-Old Son Dies From Beating By Mother’s Boyfriend

The two-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings player Adrian Peterson has died. The child was beaten on Wednesday by his mother’s boyfriend, Joseph Patterson, who has a history of domestic…

Jessica Wakeman | October 11, 2013 - 5:50 pm

Be My Boyfriend: Guy Who Ran A Marathon Backward While Juggling

Dear Joe Salter, AKA The Guy Who Ran An Entire Marathon Backward While Juggling,

Some of the qualities I most admire in a man are a sense of…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | September 30, 2013 - 7:00 pm

10 Assorted Observations From My First Hockey Game

Last week I had the opportunity to attend my very first hockey game. It was a pre-season matchup between the Nashville Predators and the Tampa Bay Lightning, which is how…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | September 30, 2013 - 9:00 am

6 Things I’m Trying To Understand About Football

Last week I announced that I was becoming a sports fan for love. I take my commitments very seriously, people. This Sunday, I broke out a bottle of wine (beer’s…

Ami Angelowicz | September 9, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: I’m Becoming A Sports Fan For Love

It’s taken me 34 years, but I’ve decided to become a sports fan. For love. Please let me explain. First, you should know I was born into a family of…

Ami Angelowicz | September 4, 2013 - 11:00 am
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