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This next championship ring is going on the Warriors’ middle fingers

Some things can be simultaneously appalling and hilarious. This is especially possible in an entertainment realm, where the stakes are fairly self-contained and don’t affect the lives of the commons. Such is DeMarcus Cousins’ decision to take $ 5.3 million from the Warriors. It is hilarious. It is appalling. Why is it appalling? Because the […]

Shaq and Judge Judy goofing off at a Marlins game is the best thing to happen at a Marlins game this year

Y’ALL. Shaq picked Judge Judy up at a Marlins game like it’s their gosh darn wedding night and she laughed harder than she may have ever laughed in public and someone caught it on camera and it’s amazing. I don’t think I actually want any additional context for what’s happening here. It’s too beautiful for […]

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This is just the beginning for the 76ers

The Philadelphia 76ers’ season is over. Two years removed from losing 72 games, Philadelphia climbed to the No. 3 seed in the Eastern Conference, won their first playoff series in six years, but finally succumbed to the Boston Celtics in Game 5 on Wednesday. So yes, it was premature to speculate about how the 76ers […]

The Blazers keep winning. Is this team for real?

PORTLAND — Back in early February, when the Trail Blazers used to actually lose once in a while, I asked Damian Lillard if he felt like he had a team that was capable of competing at the highest levels of the Western conference. “Yeah,” he said without hesitation. “We can.” It’s been over a month […]

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This Olympic Skier Isn’t Very Good, But She’s Living Her Best Life

Depending on who you ask, Olympic skier Elizabeth Swaney is either an embarrassment to the Winter Games or the unsung hero of mediocre athletes everywhere.  Swaney, an American competing for Hungary in the women’s halfpipe event in Pyeongchang, South Korea, caught viewers’ attention on Monday not for her skills but for her, well, complete lack […]