Barstool Sports is not for everyone. But for those that self-identify as “stoolies,” it’s a media brand they care enough about to pay for.
Barstool Sports is not for everyone. But for those that self-identify as “stoolies,” it’s a media brand they care enough about to pay for.
When the futuristic, wedge-shaped cars we lusted after in the ’80s and ’90s went out of style, they went all the way out of style. But a new generation of auto freaks has revived these vintage beauties. Nobody laughs or calls them ugly anymore. And prices are skyrocketing.
In Fox Sports 1’s first 21 months on the air, its programming choices went over about as well as a 22-year-old trying to explain dank memes and white privilege to his Republican uncle at Thanksgiving.
Cooperative games are the best sorts of games, especially if you’re a naturally competitive person. Instead of pitting people against each other, these games encourage players to work together for a common goal, and no sensitive feelings are hurt at the end.
When it comes to having a corner on the market, nothing really compares to Nike. And right now, they’re having giving you 25% off clearance items with the code 25MORE for both men’s and women’s styles.
You can say "it’s not a sport" all you want, but competitive video gaming — also known as eSports — is a thing, and, as this chart from Statista shows, it’s only expected to get bigger.
ESPN management pulled off something impressive regarding the end of the Chris Berman NFL era: They were able to thread the fine line of allowing Berman a celebratory exit as the host of Sunday NFL Countdown and ESPN’s NFL draft coverage while making it clear they were moving in a n
A talent of a great copywriter is the ability to sell almost anything, even if they currently know NOTHING about the product. There’s this famous scene in Wolf Of Wall Street where the star of the movie (a scammer named Jordan Belfort) says to someone at a conference: “Sell me this pen.
They were heady, historic days in the sporting history of Iceland. A small Nordic nation of 300,000 people toppling World Cup winners and footballing lawmakers England in a major tournament doesn't happen every week. Not yet, at least.
Now I understand a little bit more about why Geno Auriemma is so insanely successful as head coach of the University of Connecticut Women's Basketball team (110 straight wins, gunning for 5th consecutive national title which would be his record setting 12th national title).
IT'S OCT. 7, 2015, and the Cavs are hosting the Hawks in Cincinnati. It's the NBA preseason, a nothing game, really -- save for one detail: LeBron James is debuting his new, flashy signature sneaker, the LeBron 13.
This story appears in ESPN The Magazine's March 27 Analytics Issue. Subscribe today! The legend has been passed down by NBA generations, chronicled like a Homeric odyssey. The tale they tell is of Kevin Garnett and the 2007-08 Celtics, and the seminal moment of a revolution.
After a long summer of topless championship parades, free-agency meetings in the Hamptons, Snapchat mishaps, and gold medals, the NBA is finally, truly, really, almost back. The start of training camp marks the beginning of our NBA Preview. This is How Basketball Works Week.
It has been eight years since he took a major title, and he's rarely seen with a club in his hand. Even though Tiger Woods will be, at best, a ceremonial figure at the Masters, many believe he can still rediscover his magic at age 40.
The final month of the NBA season means a lot to more than just title contenders. With the most loaded college draft class in years, there’s a chance for an excruciating lottery for some teams.
What’s the perfect length for the NBA season? Have we underrated Karl-Anthony Towns? And could the NBA lottery really be rigged?Sorry there hasn’t been an NBA mailbag in a few weeks — I’ve been resting myself for the playoffs. Send future questions to email@example.com.
The fall was so sudden, and so severe, the Indiana Pacers are still processing it even as they try to build a new team good enough that Paul George might stay. The Pacers pushed LeBron's Miami Heat to seven games in the 2013 Eastern Conference finals, and blitzed to a 33-7 start the next season.
The best free agents are making more money than ever, but the high-earnings headlines mask an ugly fact: The gap between the league’s haves and have-nots is widening dangerously — and there might not be a solution in sightIt’s a good time to be an in-demand NFL player, as record spending
Last September, Barcelona opened their first office in New York, and they decided to make a bit of an entrance. Outside the Waldorf Astoria where the club’s executives and officials were staying, the Barcelona flag flew alongside the Stars and Stripes.
It's Friday, and that means it's time for our weekly run through the NBA.
The UCLA freshman is the most fascinating player in college basketball. But to unlock his greatness at the NBA level, he’ll have to address a few key issues with his jumper — some less obvious than others.
n West Pico Boulevard in Los Angeles, an overgrown tree obscures a whitewashed, two-story building sandwiched between a radio station and a studio lot. Inside, it's a time warp. The battered carpet is blue, and the rippled wallpaper is bubbling, peeling off.
On the rare occasions that his family was able to get tickets as a child, Dwight Howard watched his beloved Atlanta Hawks from the rafters. Now, in his 13th NBA season, there probably isn’t a Hawks player more proud to wear “Atlanta” on his chest than their native first-year center. The No.
Anyone can understand a Corey Davis touchdown catch, a Solomon Thomas sack, or a Marshon Lattimore interception, but seeing what makes them all NFL-quality talents requires a unique perspective. The mantra of the talent evaluator is: “Look not at what they do, but how they do it.
When Tremont Waters was in sixth grade, his hometown of New Haven, Connecticut, was the fourth-most dangerous city in the nation on a per-capita basis, with 34 murders and 893 assaults. His neighborhood of Newhallville once produced “The Gun that Won the West,” the mighty Winchester rifle.
The former world No1 reflects on life after tennis married to another of the sport’s greats, Steffi Graf, and says: ‘If I went back in time I would probably retire sooner’ The former world No1 reflects on life after tennis married to another of the sport’s greats, Steffi Graf, a
As their first season winds to a close, players like Malcolm Brogdon and Jaylen Brown have become contributors, while projects like Marquese Chriss and Brandon Ingram still have work to doThe 2016 NBA rookie class has fallen short of expectations.
Amid yet another tumultuous season for the Sixers, rife with injuries and front-office shenanigans, Dario Saric has put together a compelling case for Rookie of the Year. Here, he discusses his early struggles, his best friend on the team, and what he thinks about his given nickname.
Among the many legacies President Obama will leave behind, there is this: he was the best basketball-playing President we've ever had.
Terry Francona has rebuilt Cleveland into a title contender and reassumed his position as a baseball legend. He’s equally revered for his managerial innovations and quirky quotes, and he’s happy to talk about it all — after he pulls his tooth out of his tobacco.
There’s a pall over the Bay Area this morning.
Devin Booker scored 70 points on Friday, and the numbers don’t even seem real. The second-year Suns guard attempted 40 shots — six fewer than the rest of his team combined. He had 26 free throw tries. And he scored all of those points despite making only four 3-pointers.
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After the Lakers lost to the Cavaliers on Sunday, a transcript passed around to media said that LeBron James had labeled D’Angelo Russell “a special player.” Russell had scored a career-high 40 points with six assists, so it seemed appropriate.
With just about three weeks before the start of the playoffs, let's zip around the NBA. Milwaukee just wrapped a 4-2 West Coast road trip that included stirring wins against the Clippers and Blazers, and transformed them from postseason long shot into current sixth seed.
Fans still get very excited when their team win a corner but, in the Premier League, only three per cent lead to a goal. Maybe taking one isn’t so easy after all Fans still get very excited when their team win a corner but, in the Premier League, only three per cent lead to a goal.
Take my hand and come with me on a mystical journey into baseball's future. MLB commissioner Rob Manfred has imposed every single one of his ideas on the game—the good ones and the bad ones. He’s announced expansion into Montreal and Mexico City and codified pitch clocks for all pitchers.
Minnesota’s point guard often finds himself part of trade rumors, but ever since he survived the most recent deadline, he’s helped orchestrate an unlikely late-season surge for the TimberwolvesThe Minnesota Timberwolves have won seven of their last 11 games, throwing their hat into the ring for
With a boycott looming over the Women’s World Championships scheduled to begin later this month in Michigan, the National Team and USA Hockey are locked into intense negotiations to save this event. Both sides called Monday’s discussions “positive.
Anthony Davis is about to become only the 22nd player to average at least 27 points and 10 rebounds in a season. The Brow’s 27.7 points and 11.8 rebounds per game will go down as one of the NBA’s most remarkable great-stats-on-a-bad-team seasons.
Arroz con pollo waits on the table at Miguel Sano's duplex condo, not far from Target Field. Sano's sister is visiting from the Dominican Republic, and her husband has made the Twins slugger's favorite dish -- mounds of it, enough to feed a baseball team. "Don't worry," Sano tells me. "I eat a lot.
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- It was long past time for Jeanie Buss to head home. Her headache had turned into a full-blown migraine hours ago -- spots in her field of vision; throbbing at the back of her skull; the works. It was 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb.
How to BaseballModern MLB fans frown on RBIs and batting average, yet almost 40 years after fantasy baseball’s founding, participants are still straddling analytical eras, clinging to archaic scoring categories even as their prep grows more sophisticated.
LOS ANGELES — Chris Paul examined his crooked knuckles and the surgical scars that form tiny road maps on his hands. He has torn various ligaments in his thumbs and has broken bones in his fingers. He has worn casts and splints.
Every time the Clippers freeze up at the end of a game, every time rumors leak about internal strife, the specter of their 2015 series against the Rockets raises its head.
On Monday evening, just hours after Congress had convened hearings investigating whether Russia had interfered with last November’s election, President Donald Trump was back in his comfort zone: on the road, flexing his unpredictable, kitchen-sink approach to working a crowd, rallying his suppo
The only black people who the then-rookie guard regularly saw after coming to the city were his own Jazz teammates. At the time, Salt Lake City had a 1.5 percent black population.
Toronto is one of the feel-good stories of the season, but is this the best a team led by Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan can be? And is that good enough for their famously gutsy team president, Masai Ujiri?(Getty Images/Ringer illustration)Welcome to Toronto: It’s the best of times, it’s the most
His artistry made Germany World Cup champions but a debilitating muscle disorder and an unfavourable public image have disrupted the progress of the Dortmund midfielder who will play no part in the friendly against England His artistry made Germany World Cup champions but a debilitating
If you have paid any attention at all to NBA draft prospects this season, you have heard about this year’s great freshman class, which is widely projected to make up the vast majority of the lottery.
The city of Philadelphia has beef with the Process. And why shouldn’t it? Its two potential stars, Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons, will don more street clothes than Sixers jerseys this season. Embiid’s breakout year finally arrived, but another injury shortened that into three months.
Hi Adam, it’s Roger Goodell. I woke up this morning to an ESPN push alert saying you will crack down on NBA teams that don’t provide adequate notice that a marquee player will be rested for a game.
That’s a statement that’s rung true many times over the past two decades. But this Kawhi Leonard–powered San Antonio squad is unlike any we’ve seen in the Popovich era.
The Golden State Warriors didn't start thinking about putting Matt Barnes back in one of their uniforms until Kevin Durant hyperextended his knee last month. But Barnes had been thinking about it ever since, well, he took it off 10 years ago.
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As it happened, I was on the telephone with Mayor Libby Schaaf of Oakland on Monday when the N.F.L.’s chief pirate called to say that his fellow corsairs would steal away her city’s beloved Raiders.
Will Myles Garrett go no. 1? Will the New York Jets do something dumb? Will Deshaun Watson fall out of the first round? We have answers to all of these questions and more in our inaugural attempt at predicting the unpredictable.
March 26, 2017 marks the 20-year anniversary of one of the most beloved moments in recent hockey history, which is kind of awkward because that moment involves a lot of people punching each other.
We’re heading into the home stretch of the NBA season and HANDS ARE COMING LOOSE. Praise god. On Monday, Steph Curry shook free from his middle-school-spelling-bee-champion demeanor and got physical with the Thunder. On Tuesday night, Robin Lopez and Serge Ibaka fought.
PHOENIX — Usually, the media covering the annual NFL meetings, a Sunday-to-Wednesday affair, is into the story-manufacturing phase by about Monday. No such chance this week at the Arizona Biltmore, where a medium black coffee runs you $4.07. The slate of stuff:
The decay is palpable and delaying an awkward decision for so long has made the club less attractive to potential successors to the Frenchman The decay is palpable and delaying an awkward decision for so long has made the club less attractive to potential successors to the Frenchman On
It’s imperative to cut through the noise surrounding Colin Kaepernick’s current unemployment, and nothing is noisier than the idea that NFL teams will not sign Kaepernick because he is a “distraction.
In the lead-up to each of the past two NFL drafts, a pressing question for teams was if — and when — it was acceptable to take a running back in the first round.
It's time for our sixth annual Luke Walton All-Stars -- a list of role players, journeymen, and castoffs thriving in unexpected circumstances. Click here if you're curious about criteria for Walton status, and the origin of the column's name.
This story appears in ESPN The Magazine's March 27 Analytics Issue. Subscribe today! This year's MVP debate has no clear-cut favorite -- the players with the gaudy stats don't have the win totals, and vice-versa. So ...
In the fall of 2016, as partisan distrust and division reached abysmal depths, fascination with the Chicago Cubs became that all-too-rare phenomenon that united America. As the Cubs fought to end a 108-year championship drought, television ratings for the World Series soared by almost 50%.
A week before Christmas 1996, Craig Hodges, who twice during his 10 NBA seasons was the league’s best three-point shooter, filed a federal lawsuit against the NBA. He charged that the league colluded to end his career four seasons earlier.
NBA ShootaroundThe Ides of March gives life to teams chasing playoff spots (and Skal Labissière), while a few firmly playoff-bound squads lose their footing. Pull it together, San Antonio.Welcome to the NBA Shootaround, the Ringer staff’s weekly run through the league, told in riffs and GIFs.
It is the unofficial soundtrack of basketball, a noise consistently heard but rarely considered — rubber-soled shoes squeaking on the hardwood. Squeaks are the background rhythm to the game.
It took longer than many people hoped, but March finally delivered the madness in a big way over the weekend. After the first round of the NCAA tournament, 19 of the selection committee’s top 20 teams remained alive, with the only exception being no.
Tom Brady rode a golf cart through the bowels of NRG Stadium speeding by high-fives and cheers just moments after his Super Bowl LI postgame news conference around 10 p.m. CT.
Make the LeapBut can he get even better by extending his mind-bending streak of lowering his career ERA?Three seasons ago, the Chicago Cubs won 73 games. In 2015, that number jumped up to 97. And last year, well, you know what happened. In consecutive campaigns, Joe Maddon and Co.
On Monday night, after Puerto Rico's Carlos Correa drilled a hanging curveball about four million feet to tie the semifinal of the World Baseball Classic, his teammates, in a scene we have become accustomed to in this thrilling, almost hypnotic World Baseball Classic, ran onto the field and began c
Baseball's greatest fun fact was born in three stages: on the last day of the first half of the 2004 season, on the last day of the 2004 season and, many years later, when a young man was kicking stones along the river bank and discovered it half-buried by mud and shrubs.
This story appears in ESPN The Magazine's October 12 Owners Issue. Subscribe today! MOST DAYS START the same -- behind the wheel of a white 1997 Dodge Caravan SE outfitted with a bubble-top Mark III conversion kit, a VHS player mounted to the roof inside and a r8hers personalized plate.
After months of will-they-or-won’t-they speculation, league owners voted 31–1 in favor of the move. Here are the four key things you need to know.
This is your ultimate guide to the 2017 season: the milestones that can be reached, key dates to know, the series to get ready for and big games to plan your summer around -- or at least set your DVR to record. We can predict this much right now: It's going to be an unpredictable season.
At first glance, Sacramento Kings forward Anthony Tolliver is an NBA player with little that sets him apart. In an earlier era, his range might have been a defining characteristic given his height, but now that seemingly every big man has a jumper, he doesn’t even have that.
The Memphis Grizzlies have been dealing with an identity crisis all season long. Turns out modernizing a smashmouth institution is harder than coach David Fizdale thought. Yet, despite the team’s frustrations, how much has really changed?Grit ’n’ Grind is a month past its sixth birthday.
There's a hitting area just off the weight room at the Dodgers' spring training complex in Phoenix -- seven netted batting tunnels with a roof and a long wall, fake turf and L-screens everywhere. At 8:30 on a chilly February morning, it's a cave of activity.
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Download the CBS Sports App today and get instant NBA scores, news and alerts, plus get the latest picks throughout the playoffs from SportsLine! DENVER -- To be honest, there are plenty of jaw-dropping aspects about Nikola Jokic ’s game this season.