ESPN Reporters Say They’re Not Going To ‘Stick To Sports’

After another round of layoffs hit top talent at ESPN late last month, conservative pundits were quick to blame the company’s struggles on its perceived slide into liberalism. The network’s coverage of athletes like Michael Sam, the first openly gay football player ever selected in the NFL draft, and Colin Kaepernick, the 49ers quarterback who […]

No, ESPN’s Layoffs Aren’t A Result Of Its ‘Politicization’ Of Sports

ESPN’s decision to lay off as many as 100 people on Wednesday, while expected, set off rounds of media commentary about the company’s future. Some on the political right saw the layoffs as a symptom of a specific problem: what they perceive as ESPN’s “politicization of sports” and its “too liberal” political stances. In this […]

Olivia Munn And Aaron Rodgers Are [Insert Sports Metaphor That Means Over]

Maybe it was her all-Japanese-potato diet or the reports that his entire family despised her, but Olivia Munn and Aaron Rodgers are apparently donezo after three years of dating. A source close to the pair (educated guess: not the estranged “Bachelor” brother Jordan Rodgers) confirmed to People that the couple has “amicably ended their relationship” and “remains close […]

What The Raiders’ Move To Vegas Means For The Push To Legalize Sports Betting

From the nation’s capital to the global capital of gambling, advocates for the legalization of sports betting celebrated the NFL’s decision this week to allow the Oakland Raiders to relocate to Las Vegas. “We congratulate the Raiders and the National Football League on today’s historic decision to place a team in Las Vegas,” Geoff Freeman, the […]

Holy Moly, Serena Williams Is A Goddess In Sports Illustrated

The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue and its three covers debuted on Wednesday, but we’re most excited about one particular lady inside the mag: the one and only Serena Williams. The recently engaged tennis champion looks sexy, strong and fierce as ever in the spread, wearing a teeny-tiny high-cut white Swim Like A Mermaid one-piece with […]

Where To Try 8 Awesome Adventure Sports On Your Caribbean Vacation

If your idea of a great vacation involves adventure, adrenaline, and taking a break from the ordinary, then the Caribbean islands are calling your name. While the region’s pristine white sand beaches and turquoise waters tend to call to mind images of lounging on the beach with a colorful cocktail in hand, the islands are […]

Serena Williams Dances For The Sheer Joy Of It In Berlei Sports Bra Ad

Serena Williams has shown off her magical dance moves before and she’s doing it again in a new ad posted this week.  In a viral clip posted on YouTube Wednesday, Williams dances in a commercial for the lingerie brand Berlei. In it, she wears one of the company’s sports bras and freely prances around a studio to […]

Club Sports Are Hurting Young Athletes

Kids love the Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry. They are mesmerized by his skills and they want to grow up and “Be like Steph.” Youth coaches — most notably club sports coaches — are well aware of Curry’s popularity with young athletes. And too many of these coaches utilize Curry’s popularity to persuade young athletes […]

In A Crappy Year, These Sports Moments Brought Us Joy

Dear 2016, kindly slink off into the abyss and never show your face again.  This year, the U.S. saw its worst mass shooting in history. A zoo gorilla got executed. David Bowie and Prince died. Donald Trump got elected. The list is painfully long. Yet amid the persistent doom and gloom, we had sports to thank […]