There Were A Lot Of Buzzer Beaters In the NBA Tonight

Look, the NBA season is too damn long. Even I, an NBA junkie that watches at least 200 games a year, can see that. Too many teams are tanking, too many teams are on energy crippling back-to-backs, and too many teams have injuries to fully showcase 82 games of high-quality basketball. Among the numerous proposals for… » 12/18/14 2:15am Thursday 2:15am

Marco Reus Fined $670,000 For Driving Without A License

German paper Bild reports (paywall) that Borussia Dortmund star Marco Reus has been fined €540,000 after police discovered he had been driving without a license for the past three years. Apparently Reus received five speeding tickets during that time, but somehow police never figured out that he also didn't have a… » 12/17/14 9:59pm Wednesday 9:59pm

Panthers Beat Capitals In Longest Shootout In NHL History

The Panthers beat the Capitals 2-1 tonight, but to get the full two points they had to win the longest shootout in NHL history (The previous longest lasted 15 rounds). Through 19 shots each the shootout was tied 5-5, but on the 20th shot, Alex Ovechkin missed his while Nick Bjugstad made his (17:40 in the video… » 12/16/14 11:58pm Tuesday 11:58pm

Report: Jabari Parker Out For The Season With Suspected Torn ACL

Jabari Parker will likely miss the rest of the season with a "suspected torn ACL," according to ESPN's Marc Stein. Parker left last night's win over the Suns with a "sprained knee" after he collided with PJ Tucker. He becomes the second lottery pick to suffer a season-ending injury, after Julius Randle broke his leg » 12/16/14 10:50pm Tuesday 10:50pm

Fighters Sue The UFC, Alleging Massive Violations Of Federal Law

A group of mixed martial arts fighters held a press conference today to announce that they had filed an antitrust suit against the UFC, alleging that fighters "are paid a fraction of what they would earn in a competitive marketplace." The suit, filed by fighters Nate Quarry, Cung Le, and Jon Fitch, seeks class-action… » 12/16/14 10:00pm Tuesday 10:00pm

Brooklyn Nets Pay Tribute To Superfan Who Passed Away

The Brooklyn Nets honored the life of recently deceased superfan Jeffrey Vanchiro—known as Jeffrey Gamblero—tonight with a video tribute, as well as t-shirts that the whole team and many Nets employees wore. Vanchiro passed away Sunday, after suffering serious injuries when he fell out of a second story window. » 12/16/14 8:32pm Tuesday 8:32pm

Jay Cutler Presser Lasts Three Questions Because Local Media Was Late

The bad Bears lost to the also bad Saints on Monday Night Football, and Jay Cutler had an awful game, throwing three interceptions as the Bears went down 24-0, and getting sacked seven times. Given how much shit Cutler gets from fans and the media (some of it deserved), and how much lame reporters love to trot out his » 12/16/14 12:38am Tuesday 12:38am

Khris Middleton Beats Suns With Contested, Game-Winning Three

Down one to the Phoenix Suns with under four seconds remaining, Bucks forward Khris Middleton hit this contested game-winner to send the surprising Bucks to 13-12. The final minute of the game featured as good of basketball as you'll see, with the teams trading baskets and combining to hit six straight shots.… » 12/15/14 11:57pm Monday 11:57pm

North Florida Loses Because They Dunked During Pregame Warmups

Tennessee Tech beat the University of North Florida 82-80 in college basketball tonight, in a non-conference matchup of two NCAA Division I schools that you have probably never heard of. But how the North Florida Ospreys lost was really quite brutal, as bad as you'll see in college basketball this season. » 12/15/14 10:10pm Monday 10:10pm

Sacramento Kings Shockingly Fire Coach Mike Malone

Uhh, what? Adrian Wojnarowski has reported that the Sacramento Kings have fired head coach Mike Malone, a move that hadn't even been hinted at. Malone was hired at the beginning of last season, and was tasked with returning the Kings to the playoffs. He seemed to be well on his way, developing a rapport with star… » 12/15/14 1:11am Monday 1:11am

Pete Prisco Very Adamantly Does Not Understand Probabilities  

The most impactful decision in tonight's heinously boring Thursday Night Football contest between St. Louis and Arizona came with 6:10 left in the game. St. Louis, down 12-3, had 4th and goal on Arizona's 1-yard-line. In a situation where the Rams needed both a touchdown and a field goal to win, Jeff Fisher opted to… » 12/12/14 1:02am 12/12/14 1:02am