FantasyWad: New York Edition!

It’s been a busy week in the world of daily fantasy sports, hasn’t it? The attorney general of New York has gone after two of the biggest companies in the industry. DraftKings and FanDuel are being told to cease operations in the state, because they are games of chance and not games of skill. Sucks

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Town Council Votes on Participation Trophies

Monday night’s four-hour West Sunberry, PA Town Council meeting featured abundant citizen comment regarding youth athletics, and was capped with a vote to continue the time-honored tradition of awarding participation trophies to members of youth sports teams. Following more than three hours of debate, legislators ruled 5-2 in favor of continuing to award participation trophies

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Good Beer, Bad Beer, and Soccer

I’d like to tell you about a bet involving really good beer, really bad beer, and also soccer, but first a clarification: Though you’d think it would almost have to be, “Bud Light & Clamato Chelada” is not the worst beer in the world. Just so we’re clear, “Clamato” is a portmanteau of “clam” and

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Breaking the Surface

Yesterday, as everyone knows, marked the launch of Microsoft’s Surface Pro 4 tablet. In ten different NFL cities, including Washington DC, one of the NFL’s most conspicuous sponsors celebrated its new product by hosting player meet-and-greets at local Microsoft Store locations. A few hundred Redskins fans (only the first 200 of whom would actually receive

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The Boy Who Cried Racist

Editor’s note: This piece originally appeared at FlipCollective on February 11, 2015. These days, it seems that every time I turn on the Internet, I am faced with someone making the snap judgment that someone else is a racist. These accusations are sometimes justified, but they often seem to be based on specious evidence, like that the

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