ESPNW Publishes Patronizing Advice For Female Fantasy Football Players

Fantasy football is beloved in this country, with a reason for its popularity being that literally anyone with an internet connection can play (and win) it. Women happen to belong to that list of humans with internet access who can enjoy fantasy football. So ESPN's women's sports vertical, ESPNW, decided to write some… » 8/28/14 11:17pm Thursday 11:17pm

Dude Wins $15 Million In Poker, Does Not Seem All That Jazzed About It

Daniel Colman won the final table of the The Big One for One Drop—the same poker tournament that featured this gut-punch of a bad beat—and he came away with more than $15 million in prize money. Despite this, Colman did not seem all that excited about his victory! » 8/13/14 2:03pm 8/13/14 2:03pm

If Rory McIlroy Wins British Open, His Dad Will Win 10-Year-Old Bet

This story has been out there for a while, but this is the last chance for McIlroy to make his dad some easy money. In 2004, when Rory McIlroy was 15, his dad and some of his buddies bet 400 British pounds, the equivalent of $171 U.S. dollars each, that McIlroy would win the British Open before he turned 26, at… » 7/19/14 8:40pm 7/19/14 8:40pm

Kid In Anti-Gambling Ad Is Sad Because Dad Bet Everything On Germany

Look, gambling addiction is a serious thing and, really, this anti-gambling spot from the National Council on Problem Gambling only proves the point. In it, several young boys sit around yakking about the World Cup and who they want to win. Each kid has a favorite—one likes Brazil, another likes Argentina and… » 7/09/14 11:16am 7/09/14 11:16am

That Crazy Reddit Soccer Bet Is Fake. Stop It, Internet.

The best part of yesterday's destruction of Brazil by Germany, besides the advertising fails, was the betting. After all, it's not often you get to take a team to win by five and a half goals over Brazil. But there's one bet floating around the Internet this morning that is too fake to let continue floating around… » 7/09/14 10:04am 7/09/14 10:04am