Marco Rubio Please Fuck Up My Football Team

Jordan Sargent · 04/01/16 12:15PM

For most of you, the day Marco Rubio dropped out of the Republican presidential race is the same day he disappeared from your life, perhaps forever. The same may not be true for me.

Here's an Intriguing Fan Theory About What Time the Super Bowl Is

Andy Cush · 02/05/16 12:00PM

This February, as every February, the football fandom community is awhirl with speculation about the timing of the Super Bowl. The NFL has dropped a breadcrumb trail of clues in the promotional campaign leading up to Sunday’s big game, and plenty of football fans think they know exactly when kickoff will happen.

A Non Sports Fan's Guide to the Deflated-Ball Scandal Engulfing Football

Jordan Sargent · 01/21/15 04:51PM

Last weekend, this year’s Super Bowl matchup was decided when the Seattle Seahawks defeated the Green Bay Packers and the New England Patriots blew out the Indianapolis Colts. But instead of talking the Super Bowl, sports fans are obsessing over a hilarious controversy involving the Patriots deflating footballs.

Bill Murray Introduces NFL Game in London, Wears Bear Hat

Kelly Conaboy · 10/26/14 12:35PM

Bill Murray introduced today's Atlanta Falcons-Detroit Lions game in London because, I guess, why not. He notes, "If I were an Englishman and heard the Falcons were gonna fight the Lions in public, it would sound a little too cruel for me."

The Non Sports Fan's Guide to the Abuse Scandal Engulfing the NFL

Jordan Sargent · 09/11/14 03:25PM

Even as Barack Obama all but declares war on militants in Iraq, the biggest story in America is the scandal enveloping the National Football League. But for sports fans, this story has been lengthy and complicated, with new information nullifying what we thought we knew. Here, for the still uninitiated, is the story that could undermine our country's biggest sport.

Oakland Raiderettes Settle Wage Theft Lawsuit for $1.25 Million

Allie Jones · 09/05/14 11:03AM

The Oakland Raiderettes will now be treated like normal human workers thanks to the wage theft lawsuit two former cheerleaders brought against the Raiders earlier this year. The Raiders are going to cough up $1.25 million in back pay per a settlement agreement reached yesterday, and from here on out, the Raiderettes will be paid above minimum wage.

The Terrifying Domino Theory of Anti-Racism

Hamilton Nolan · 05/29/14 10:04AM

This week, fifty U.S. senators signed a letter urging the Washington Redskins to change their name, because it is a "racial slur." Needless to say, conservatives are outraged. If you start doing away with racism, where does it end??