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  • Bill Simmons Is a Big Baby (Video)

    Bill Simmons Is a Big Baby (Video)

    I like Bill Simmons. He’s a good writer, and Grantland is pretty great. That being said, he can be a bit of a baby sometimes, and last night was one of those times. During ESPN’s post-game wrap-up of Game 4 of the NBA Finals, it took a pretty long time for moderator Sage Steele to […]

  • The Hottest Countries at the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

    The Hottest Countries at the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

    Finally, the 2014 FIFA World Cup is here! For the next month the greatest soccer players in the world (well, most of them) will gather in Brazil to compete for the game’s ultimate prize, and joining them, of course, will be hundreds of thousands of rabid fans. Who will win? No idea. Who has the hottest fans? Now that I […]

  • Watch Brazilians React to Their Team’s First World Cup Goal

    Watch Brazilians React to Their Team’s First World Cup Goal

    Newsflash: the World Cup is kind of a big deal in Brazil. Sure, some people are not happy that their country is hosting the world’s biggest sporting event, and they are making their feelings known. However, at the end of the day, even the tournament’s biggest opponents are probably going to watch the games and root […]

  • The Texas Rangers are Trying to Stop the Wave (Video)

    The Texas Rangers are Trying to Stop the Wave (Video)

    Like weddings and funerals, the wave is one of those things that lots of people hate but feel compelled to go along with anyway. But Chuck Morgan, an executive with the Texas Rangers, is trying a new approach to get people at Rangers games to stop doing the damn wave. The method he came up […]

  • Report: FIFA Tells USA to Be Prepared to Host the 2022 World Cup?

    Report: FIFA Tells USA to Be Prepared to Host the 2022 World Cup?

    This year’s FIFA World Cup is only just beginning, but the location of the one that takes place eight years from now is already the source of some significant controversy. That controversy involves accusations of widespread corruption in the currently slated 2022 home of the cup, Qatar, and is now resulting in reports that FIFA […]