Red Hair Is The Most Contentious Hair

From ginger haters to redhead fetishists, red hair polarizes the populace. It's a high-risk, high-reward volatile substance that rocks the scales of attractiveness. No other hair color can claim as much. So what the hell is going on here? » 2/27/15 4:50pm 2/27/15 4:50pm

Fuck Ties

In formal or fucking situations, people gauge commitment by whether or not you're wearing a useless fashion accessory that serves no other purpose but to give death an upper hand. I'm talking about neckties, the bearers of mythical "power" and evolving "rules," leaving fashion writers tripping all over their dicks to… » 2/03/15 5:15pm 2/03/15 5:15pm

This Year's Super Bowl Teams Really Are The Best In Their Conference

Hey, here's a change. The participants in this year's Super Bowl, through the NFL's single-elimination playoff format, were actually the best in their respective conferences this year. That never happens! Except, uhm, when it happened last year. But otherwise—that almost never happens! » 1/30/15 2:40pm 1/30/15 2:40pm

Holiday Gift Guide: For Kinksters Who Want To Save Cash

While the holiday season is known for revisiting bonds with family and friends, it also presents great opportunities for celebrating bondage with lovers and pets. But BDSM gear can cost a ton of money. And giving your partner a chastity cage in front of everyone as your family opens gifts could get awkward. But… » 1/18/15 4:35pm 1/18/15 4:35pm

Ohio State's Loss To Va Tech Was The Worst Ever By A National Champ

It's nearly inconceivable that a national championship team, one that defeated the top two teams in the country with its third-string quarterback, lost earlier in the season to a school that had a losing conference record and barely qualified for a bowl game. But somehow Virginia Tech defeated Ohio State, by two… » 1/13/15 5:05pm 1/13/15 5:05pm

Sure, Now The Jets Make The Biggest Plays Of The Week

After the Jets let Miami's Lamar Miller dash for a 97-yard touchdown run at the beginning of the third quarter, which was the longest play from scrimmage in Dolphins history, they trailed by 10 points, their WPA sat at 20 percent, and it appeared Rex Ryan would lose his last game, which seemed fitting for the … » 12/29/14 4:12pm 12/29/14 4:12pm

Miami Lost And Then Won The Game On Two Huge Special-Teams Plays

With about five minutes remaining in a tied contest against Minnesota, Miami received a kickoff with the game seemingly tilted in their favor with Win Probability at 61 percent and an opportunity to run clock and take a late go-ahead lead. But rookie wideout Jarvis Landry slipped on the return, got swarmed by… » 12/22/14 12:49pm 12/22/14 12:49pm

Here's A Mutant Hybrid Of Everyone's NFL Playoff Projections

With the NFL playoffs just a few weeks away, there are a lot of playoff probabilities going around. Functionally, these all do more or less the same thing. So instead of churning out our own—which, face it, we are probably not going to do better than what's already out in the world—we're mashing everyone's together.… » 12/19/14 4:29pm 12/19/14 4:29pm

This Year's Bad NFL Teams Are Some Of The Worst Ever

Every season, there are at least a few atrocious NFL teams, teams that are disasters. But this season there are six of those teams—Jets, Jaguars, Titans, Raiders, Buccaneers, and Washington. Which seems like an abnormally high amount of shitty teams. So using Pro Football Reference data, we examined the six worst… » 12/19/14 1:20pm 12/19/14 1:20pm

Chart: Which Fired NCAA Football Coaches Were Biggest Disappointments?

Around this time every year, a handful of major college football programs dump their coach in search of quick success. Some moves work better than others. » 12/16/14 12:20pm 12/16/14 12:20pm

The Biggest Two-Yard Run Of Week 14

Glancing briefly at box scores will tell you the Colts beat the Browns and Andrew Luck threw a go-ahead touchdown with 32 seconds remaining. But the box score won't tell you the leverage of the plays leading up to the touchdown, or that Boom Herron's two-yard rush immediately preceding the touchdown was the second… » 12/08/14 11:35am 12/08/14 11:35am

Big 12 Announces There Could Be Two "One True Champions"

Since it's believed the College Football Playoff selection committee will reward teams for winning conference championships, knots in the Big 12's undies tightened because the Big 12's highest rated team, No. 5 TCU, doesn't control its own destiny in winning the conference's championship. Afraid it might get left out… » 12/02/14 2:08pm 12/02/14 2:08pm

AC/DC's New Album Sounds Like All Their Other Ones, Thank God

AC/DC's Rock or Bust, out today, sticks to the band's basic three-chord structures, same as always. But I'm talking about emotional chords, not musical ones: Namely, their holy trinity of Rock, Drunk, and Fuck. » 12/02/14 11:52am 12/02/14 11:52am

Andy Dalton Dug His Team A Hole With An Early Interception

Whenever we round up the most highly leveraged plays every week using Brian Burke's WPA from Advanced Football Analytics, the list is usually littered with late-game turnovers and touchdowns. So it's interesting that Andy Dalton getting picked off by Tampa Bay's Johnthan Banks on the very first play from scrimmage … » 12/01/14 11:25am 12/01/14 11:25am

Who Regressed More After His Rookie Year, RG3 Or Charlie Batch?

Since Robert Griffin's spectacular rookie season, there have been an previous few other things to talk about with regard to Washington—especially once he started to regress. Now there's speculation he could be traded. It's obvious his production has declined, but to what extent exactly? Is it as bad as it seems? » 11/26/14 2:43pm 11/26/14 2:43pm

Few Teams Have Been More Mediocre Than Nebraska This Decade

There are two ways to go about being mediocre in college football. Strictly definitionally, a team can settle in somewhere directly between schools like Stanford and those like Eastern Michigan—finishing around .500 every season. But the more sneaky and much more frustrating sort of mediocre is the one that Nebraska… » 11/25/14 9:44am 11/25/14 9:44am

Notre Dame Dicked Themselves On Some Late 4th Quarter Plays

Down three with just a few minutes remaining in the game, Notre Dame was pushing the ball deep into Louisville territory and had a chance to take a late lead with a go-ahead touchdown. Facing second and goal from the nine yard line, it appeared the Irish would at the very least tie the game and send it to overtime.… » 11/24/14 3:15pm 11/24/14 3:15pm