As we've done since the beginning of the year, we decided to take a look at the most idiotic things the sports world was obsessed about each month. April featured "news" about Britt McHenry, Bryan Price, Kelly Olynyk and, of course, Tim Tebow. More»
For raw breadth of the sports experience, the staggering number of options available, it's tough to beat this weekend. Starting from the time you get off work Friday until early Monday morning, you can make a stop at every sports fan station. Here's a guide to it all. More»
The Kentucky Derby is, perhaps, more American than the Super Bowl. So is the way everyone picks a horse to bet on: the names. Only the names. Here they are, ranked in ascending order of name quality. More»
On Wednesday afternoon, born from a situation in Baltimore that defies explanation and easy narratives, one of the strangest things in baseball history is going to happen. The Orioles and White Sox are going to play a game with no fans. More»
Last night, Deron Williams scored 35 points and looked as dominant as he once was, as otherworldly as we once imagined he could be. That was both revelatory and, ultimately, frustrating for fans. But expectations for Williams are our problem, not his. More»
This weekend, the entire landscape of two major sports may have changed in a matter of seconds, as Adam Wainwright went down with an Achilles injury and Kevin Love suffered a dislocated shoulder. Asking why is madness. More»
There are 11 "geographically-based rivalry" interleague series every season. Some are logical and obvious; others began as more of a logistical solution. Here, we rank them all, from least compelling to as hot as they get. More»
There are 10 active Major League players who have 2,000 hits or more. Some will reach 3,000; some will come close; some will be lucky to make it through this season. Let's take a look at all 11 and see if, or when, they'll reach the sainted "Mark of Bernie Mac." More»
Statcast -- introduced during the Nationals' 2-1 victory over the Cardinals Tuesday night -- was enlightening. This is a tool to show you what just happened in a way you couldn't possibly have understood before. More»
Last night, Reds manager Bryan Price went on a profanity-laced tirade directed at beat reporter he felt was divulging too much information about the team. But he seems to misunderstand how success relates to job security for everyone involved in sports. More»
Every sport fights differently: Some seem structured around the appearance of fighting without ever having to actually fight at all. With the A's and Royals getting heated on Sunday, we put together a guide to recognizing when a brawl is coming and how to assess it. More»
The Hawks have made basketball in Atlanta a joy again maybe for the first time since the days of Dominique Wilkins. Now that we've seen what Philips Arena can be like, no one can claim Atlanta doesn't love professional basketball anymore. More»
Kris Bryant is going to be fantastic, and Cubs fans are right to be excited about him. But what is happening now, this frenzy, it's going to pass, and it's going to pass quickly. We'll watch Bryant's at-bats with fervid attention … for about a month or so. More»
This is an NBA playoff guide for the dispassionate fan whose team didn't make the postseason or someone with no rooting interest who is just looking for someone to get behind in the postseason, in general. Just remember: It's not ALL about LeBron. More»
Yasiel Puig recently said he was going to stop flipping his bat because, "I want to show American baseball that I'm not disrespecting the game." But the whole notion of "respecting the game" comes from a dishonest place. More»
With power so scarce these days, we should appreciate those who have sustained success for so long. Let's take a look at the active top 15 home run hitters, and see where they are on the all time list currently, and where they might land by the time they retire. More»
I know you're aware that three games don't matter in the grand scheme of things, that the beginning of the season doesn't make a difference. But just in case you forgot, let's remember what a disaster the 1998 Yankees were during the first week of April. More»
On Wednesday, A-Rod struck out against a guy who was born when the Yankee was about to enter his second Major League season. Here's a look at the 13 oldest players in the majors, looking at their current situations, and how much longer they might stay in the league. More»
In Oakland's loss to the Rangers Tuesday night, A's third baseman Brett Lawrie batted four times and struck out in each at bat. But that's not the worst of it: In those four trips to the plate, he faced a total of 12 pitches. Could we do that? More»
Duke has been, dare we say, likeable over the last few years. But one Son of Laettner brought the familiar legacy back Monday night, helping his team overcome a nine-point deficit to win the NCAA national title. America, meet Grayson Allen. More»
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