RJ Bell, the “Vegas oddsmaker” in charge of the sports betting website Pregame.com, and subject of a lengthy investigation by Ryan Goldberg on Gawker’s sister website Deadspin, has enlisted Charles J. Harder—the same lawyer who has threatened Gawker over Ashley Feinberg’s reporting on Donald Trump’s hair—to demand a retraction of the article. Meticulously reported over the course of a year, Goldberg’s piece exposed some of Bell and Pregame’s questionable business practices.
The New York Times has awarded David Carr fellowships to three journalists: John Herrman of The Awl, Amanda Hess of Slate, and Greg Howard of Deadspin. The paper established the fellowship after Carr, who wrote the influential Media Equation column, died of complications related to lung cancer in February 2015.
"I was at a basketball game tossing in the ball (#34) and #3 hit my eye and I punched him." So says Evan, who recently uploaded this video of him punching an opponent during a youth basketball game gone awry.
Future NBA star John Salley was like any other young man, he liked what he wasn't supposed to like. In this case he liked a much older woman. Here John tells us what his mother thought about the situation.
Tennis pro Agnieszka Radwańska breaks her racket during a return and manages to keep a straight face while simultaneously discovering she has super powers.
These kids have to be the dumbest group of friends since the cast of Jackass.