Imprisoned Cowboys Fan Sues NFL For $89B For Reversing Dez Bryant Catch

Terry Hendrix, currently incarcerated in Colorado and a serial filer of frivolous lawsuits, has finally struck upon a real injustice. He's suing the NFL for nearly $89 billion for the officiating decision to overturn Dez Bryant's reception in the Cowboys' playoff loss to the Packers. » 1/23/15 11:31am Friday 11:31am

One of the very best sniper films I've ever seen is Enemy At the Gates, which not coincidentally features a fully fleshed-out villain. It's hard to add complexity to someone who by definition kills at a remove, and if he does his job well, his victims never even know he exists. It's a real accomplishment to humanize… » 1/23/15 10:21am Friday 10:21am

Colts Player: Officials Stopped Using Patriots' Balls In The First Half

Because the NFL investigation is taking its sweet time (they haven't spoken to Tom Brady yet), and because it'll never reveal anything useful anyway, we're forced to piece together the details and the timeline of how the Patriots' deflated-ball scandal played out. This interview helps immensely: it's an interview with… » 1/23/15 9:20am Friday 9:20am

The NFL Will Have Three Quadruple-Headers Next Season

You knew it was coming—and it's sure to be polarizing—but the NFL has announced that its three London games in 2015 will kick off at 9:30 a.m. Eastern. Which means three different fall Sundays will offer four football games in a row. Your body is not ready. » 1/22/15 3:41pm Thursday 3:41pm

An Entire Seahawks Scandal Arose And Died In 20 Minutes

Heady times, that fateful January morning when eagle-eyed football fans discovered the Seattle Seahawks engaged in an act so nefarious, so unsporting, it threatened to tear apart the very fabric of the NFL—nay, of America. The wounds have healed now, the fractures set, but the emotional scars linger. Why, it seems… » 1/22/15 11:50am Thursday 11:50am

Boston Bars City Employees From Criticizing The Olympics

Nobody who lives in Boston actually wants the city to win its bid for the 2024 Olympic games. And yet, in a joinder agreement between the city and the United States Olympic Committee, mayor Marty Walsh has signed a contract that forbids city employees from speaking negatively about the big, the IOC, or the Olympic… » 1/21/15 5:15pm Wednesday 5:15pm

Brad Johnson Paid Some Guys To Doctor 100 Footballs Before Super Bowl

As we deal with the unfolding Patriots scandal, we seek context. And it's unclear precisely how common the practice of illegally doctoring footballs actually is among quarterbacks. But it's obvious that the urge to do so is universal, because the benefits are real and significant. Ask Brad Johnson, who paid off "some… » 1/21/15 10:50am Wednesday 10:50am