News Anchors Reporting Plane Crash Can't Say "Ouagadougou"

Ouagadougou is the capital of Burkina Faso. It's also the origin of Air Algerie flight 5017, which crashed last week in Mali killing 118. With the disaster coming so soon after the MH17 tragedy, coverage of the crash in West Africa deserved high placement in local newscasts across the U.S.—and, in turn, the proper… » 7/28/14 2:30pm Monday 2:30pm

Gennady Golovkin's Brutal, Off-Balance KO Punch Now In Extreme Slow-Mo

Gennady Golovkin easily dispatched his foe Daniel Geale Saturday night, bumping his record to 30-0 (27 by knockout) and retaining his WBA and IBO middleweight belts. No moment in the match better explains why the Kazakh fighter is boxing's scariest man alive than the knockout punch itself: delivered off-balance and… » 7/28/14 1:15pm Monday 1:15pm

ESPN Spent The Past 24 Hours Carrying Water For The NFL Over Ray Rice

On occasion, the invisible hand of the NFL taps ESPN on the shoulder and reminds the Worldwide Leader who really runs the show. We saw it with Playmakers. We saw it with the Frontline concussion documentary. More often than not, though, what you see is something like the video above, taken from the past day of… » 7/25/14 1:55pm Friday 1:55pm

NFL Network On Ray Rice Suspension: "The Iron Fist Of The NFL"

Nearly every sane sports fan is offended by the leniency of Ray Rice's two-game NFL suspension for domestic abuse, but don't let anyone at NFL Network know that. They described the suspension today as "dealing with the iron fist of the NFL." » 7/24/14 11:10am Thursday 11:10am

It's Time Again To Enjoy Miserable Phillies Fans In Extreme Slow Motion

Jonathan Papelbon shit the bed again tonight, earning another loss and blowing his second game in as many days. A while back, we presented some Phillies fans watching the game slip away in extreme slow motion. You seemed to like it, so we did it again tonight. » 7/24/14 12:11am 7/24/14 12:11am

Idiot's Apology To Erin Andrews: "15 Lbs. Heavier, She'd Be A Waitress"

WEEI/NESN personality Kirk Minihane apologized on-air today for calling Erin Andrews a "gutless bitch," only to immediately follow it up with the assertion that "if she weighed 15 pounds more, she'd be a waitress at Perkins." » 7/23/14 10:40am 7/23/14 10:40am