Sports

Flavorwire’s Official Super Bowl XLIX Ads Drinking Game

The average cost of a 30-second ad that airs during the Super Bowl currently tops around $4.5 million. With all the excitement surrounding the largest sports event of the year, this is when companies turn up the volume and pull out their bag of tricks to get your attention. Since you’ll be surrounded by snacks and booze while watching football’s finest, here is a little drinking game you can play when the ads start to go live. Happy Super Bowl! … Read More

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‘Sports Illustrated’ Lays Off Last of Its Staffers in Photography Department

Sports Illustrated has officially laid off the last six staff photographers in their photo department. Director of photography Brad Smith… Read More

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Sportscaster Stuart Scott Dies of Cancer at 49

Stuart Scott, the beloved ESPN sportscaster who reinvigorated sports commentary with his exuberance and flair (and also coined the term… Read More

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Happy 10th Anniversary to the Boston Red Sox Finally Winning the World Series!

This week marks the 10th anniversary of an impossible feat; when the Boston Red Sox pulled victory out of the jaws of defeat with an improbable four game comeback against their sworn enemies, forever rivals, forged in fire, with the immortal fuck-up of The Curse of the Bambino as the kicking-off point, the ever-smug and very victorious New York Yankees. … Read More

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Why We Should Applaud Ferguson Protesters for Interrupting Last Night’s NFL Game

Last night, St. Louis Rams fans were engrossed in the second half of their team’s game against the San Francisco 49ers, when a giant banner dropped over a scoreboard, reading: “Rams fans know on and off the field black lives matter.” This marked a new tactic amid the weeks and months of protests that have continued virtually uninterrupted since the death of unarmed teenager Mike Brown at the hands of police officer Darren Wilson, who still hasn’t been charged (a grand jury is hearing the case). … Read More

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