Anyone Want This Timberwolves Ticket? No? OK.

This photo, taken by Reddit user SmoothWay, appears to show a free ticket, face value of $40 or so, for tonight's T-Wolves home opener, if anyone wants it. Does anyone want it? Has it been taken yet? Is there any excitement for a team that has the last two No. 1 picks? Surely someone is at least interested in the… » 10/30/14 6:03pm Yesterday 6:03pm

Why Did Madison Bumgarner Get The Save And Not The Win?

Caveat: this couldn't possibly matter less. It's a footnote to a footnote. The win is the most arbitrary and least informative stat in baseball, rivaled only by the save. But the decision to grant Madison Bumgarner a win, and then to reverse course nearly an hour after the final out, is worth examining if just because… » 10/30/14 3:07pm Yesterday 3:07pm

Madison Bumgarner Is Tired Now

The greatest moments in baseball tend to possess an element of surprise, deciding a game or flipping a narrative on a single play and in a matter of seconds. The adrenaline spike from a home run or a stellar defensive play is memorable for being unexpected, but the drawback is that you can't, in the moment, realize it… » 10/30/14 9:45am Yesterday 9:45am

Where Does Aaron Lewis's Rank Among The Worst National Anthems Ever?

Aaron Lewis, lead singer of Staind, butchered "The Star-Spangled Banner" ahead of last night's World Series game. He has since apologized, but he needn't; his rendition immediately goes down in history as one of the most memorable. » 10/27/14 2:47pm Monday 2:47pm

Photos: Jeremy Maclin Goes Bowling For Gatorade

Eagles receiver Jeremy Maclin had himself a day in a tough loss, hauling in 12 catches for 187 yards and two scores, and most importantly, completely destroying a sideline Gatorade station. It was pretty great. And Matt Eisenberg was in perfect position to get some fantastic photos. » 10/27/14 10:59am Monday 10:59am

Russell Wilson Blows Off Claims That He's "Not Black Enough"

With the Seahawks splitting with their most explosive players, and amid talk of locker-room strife, you could make that argument that this week was the first time the aggressively boring and uncontroversial Russell Wilson has had to face public adversity. You could, but Pete Carroll would tell you that's a dumb thing… » 10/27/14 9:09am Monday 9:09am