Well, remember that they now get the no. 2 overall pick in next year's draft. So if they figure that a more appealing player than Aiken will be available in that spot next year—or at least one they like more at full price than they like Aiken at anything but a heavy discount—their maneuvering here would make sense. » 7/18/14 6:18pm 7/18/14 6:18pm

The most ridiculous thing about the lesser, Nike-approved version of this advertisement was that it had Spike Lee, Rudy Giuliani, Jay-Z, and Billy Crystal all doffing their caps in addition to the usual assortment of zany yet resolute and stoic blue-collar New Yorkers, suggesting that even to our most sophisticated… » 7/14/14 12:49pm 7/14/14 12:49pm

Lacrosse Equipment Manufacturer Dishes Out Strong Anti-Title IX Takes

Sure, sure, we're as done with #brand fails as you are, but this is still pretty weak. There was a lacrosse event going on tonight, and whoever's running the Twitter account for Warrior—"one of the sporting goods industry's premier manufacturer of innovative, high performance, cutting-edge equipment, footwear and… » 7/10/14 11:16pm 7/10/14 11:16pm

What If A Baseball Player Were As Dominant As LeBron?

I'd like to pretend that I'm above paying attention to the LeBron James circus, but like everyone else, I spent a lot of today just sitting around waiting on some revelatory Adrian Wojnarowski tweet, so that a question like What if someone was just as dominant as LeBron James, but he played baseball?! has a whole lot… » 7/10/14 10:11pm 7/10/14 10:11pm