Mark Richt was let go as University of Georgia’s head football coach. He wasn’t habitually late for work. He didn’t steal money from the cash register. He didn’t even feed the bulldog store-brand dog food. (Only Nature’s Balance and gator meat for Uga X.) All he did was lead some unpaid teenagers and 20-year-olds to
For its broadcast of last night’s snow-covered clash between the Denver Broncos and the New England Patriots, NBC debuted a feature that allowed them to display yard numbers on top of the field when the on-field numbers and yard lines were obscured by all the white stuff.
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
Just one day after resigning as president of the University of Missouri system amid controversy, Tim Wolfe was introduced as the new vice president of fan relations for the Washington Redskins.
You know when you’re a kid, and you want to go play baseball with the other kids? But you get to the park, and the diamond is taken up by some official rec league or something, so you have to go to the soccer fields and play your own game? So you make up the
Just like most sports fans, I love gambling using my knowledge to earn money based on athletic performances. So when daily fantasy sports hit the scene, I wanted in on the action. I was excited to see the occasional commercial about people who seem really relatable and nice winning all sorts of money on DraftKings
Last week, the NCAA decided to move women’s basketball off the two-half system and on to the quarter system. When the news came out, most of the women’s college basketball world let out a collective ”okay?” The move to quarters will likely have very little impact on the way the game is played. But the
We all know about the Washington Nationals’ tradition of racing presidents, the racing sausages at Milwaukee Brewers home games, and Pittsburgh’s racing pierogis. But a few other stadiums across the majors actually have similar traditions that are a bit more obscure. San Francisco Giants – Jotunrace The San Francisco Giants prove every game that Norse
1 Steve Bartman Circle Washington, DC 20500 May 7, 2015 Mr. Ichiro Suzuki C/O the Miami Marlins 501 Marlins Way Miami, FL 33125 Dear Mr. Ichiro, I am writing to convey my sincerest apologies regarding reckless and abhorrent behavior that led to an unfortunate incident during your game against the Washington Nationals on the evening
Baseball is a slow game. The pace of the game is singlehandedly responsible for the sunflower-seed industry’s continued existence, and it’s a game in which announcers talk about a guy getting hit with a piece of pizza for a few minutes and no one complains, because that’s far more interesting than what’s going on with