Author: Sam Wilkinson
Gavin Newsome signed the Fair Play To Pay Act, despite NCAA threats that allowing athletes to monetize their likenesses would lead to severe consequences.
Sports are not a salve. That said, an unexpected win still manages to feel awfully damned good.
Jon Bois is back telling the stories of additional sporting Bobs. He focuses most on Bob Beamon. Bois tells the story of Beamon’s 1968 Olympic Long Jump, one of the greatest athletic achievements ever.
Jon Bois tells the incredible story of Bob Gibson. For good measure, he tells the stories of a bunch of other Bobs too.
The Stranglers’ “Golden Brown” recorded the original. Cage The Elephant recorded the cover. Who ya got?
The Brooklyn Diocese wants Saturday Night Live’s Pete Davidson to apologize for comparing it to R. Kelly. But it isn’t 1992 anymore. And it isn’t going to be any time soon.
Feel free to enter our Ordinary Times competitive bracket pool for NCAA Basketball Tournament
Anne-Marie Schubert, Sacramento’s District Attorney, has announced that she will not pursue any criminal charges against either Jared Robinet and Terrence Mercadal, two Sacramento police officers who shot and killed Stephon Clark last summer.
Joe Gamaldi knew exactly who to blame for a shooting in which five Houston police officers ended up getting injured: police reform advocates. As it turns out, his accusations were just a bit off the mark.
Albert Finney has died. He was 82.
Even in acknowledging Bradford Jr.’s innocence, Marshall cannot help but to parrot the line that the Hoover Police Department used in its various tellings of the story: that Bradford Jr. was a threat. Even though he was not a threat. Even though he was innocent.
If you are willing to ignore his ongoing catastrophic failures, John Engler has made for a great university president.
Cyntoia Brown has been granted clemency.
Rashida Tlaib called the president a “motherfucker.” Conservatives are pretending to be outraged about it.