The Detroit Lions Are Stuck In The NFL’s Weirdest Purgatory

When over the summer we sought out the most average team currently in professional sports, the Detroit Lions weren’t No. 1 — not even...

Another World Chess Championship Draw — It’s Time For Caruana To Attack

Seven games. Seven draws. And the World Chess Championship in London, between the two top-rated grandmasters in the world, remains level with five games...

Iowa State Is A Contender (Finally)

For most of the century-plus that Iowa State has been playing college football, the Cyclones have toiled in misery, the doormat of virtually every...

Chess World Rattled As Someone Nearly Wins Game

Magnus Carlsen of Norway, the world’s No. 1 chess player, fended off a vicious siege at the hands of U.S. grandmaster Fabiano Caruana, the...

What’s It Gonna Take For Somebody To Win A Chess Game?

Game 5 of the World Chess Championship began under a cloud. Not a literal cloud, though there were those in London, too. Rather it...

UCF Might Not Even Be As Good As Fresno State — Let Alone Georgia...

No modern-day college football program has publicly coveted the role of Cinderella quite like Central Florida. Just two years removed from a winless season...

Villanova Won A Title. Now It Must Start Over From Scratch.

The Villanova Wildcats produced one of the most dominant seasons in NCAA history last year, going 36-4, including a complete dissection of a strong...

Chiefs-Rams Is The Week 11 Super Bowl — But Probably Not The Actual Super...

There’s a new team atop FiveThirtyEight’s NFL Elo rankings this week, and it’s the one we discussed in this space last time around —...

Few Stars Have Ever Fallen As Fast As Carmelo Anthony

Carmelo Anthony may have played his last game as a member of the Houston Rockets. Or maybe not. Who knows? Either way, the Carmelo...

The Biggest Blunder Of The World Chess Championship Is A Deleted YouTube Video

Game 4 of the World Chess Championship in London began with a fitting surprise: the “English Opening.” Magnus Carlsen of Norway, the three-time defending...

GAMING

7 Forgotten Halloween Gaming Classics

These mostly obscure PC and console games perfectly capture the creepy, weird, and spooky mood of Halloween. October 21, 2018 2:20PM EST October...

Dark Souls Beginner's Guide: 8 Tips That'll Help You Survive

If this is your first time playing Dark Souls, you'll need all the help you can get. These tips and beginner build ideas will...

10 Bizarre Gaming Accessories That Were a Waste of Money

The world of video games has featured some incredibly bizarre peripheral accessories. Have you ever used any of these itemsd October 25, 2018...