If you want to drink or get laid at the World Cup, this is not your year

Don’t even think about having a good time, creep.photo: Getty Images Qatar has gone the way of Catholic parents before prom, enacting a ban on sex for the biggest party the city has ever thrown in the 2022 World Cup. If the lethal heat, deadlier working conditions, strict rules concerning alcohol, and summer-ruining schedule change … Read more

Athletes-turned-servicemen and women are not unique to America

photo: Getty Images While Memorial Day may be a uniquely American holiday, its sentiments — honoring those who have given their lives for their country in the line of duty — are global. America is no longer at war, having pulled out of Afghanistan, and if there was any positive to take away from that … Read more

Greg Norman on Saudis’ murder of Jamal Khashoggi: ‘We’ve all made mistakes’

Good one, Greg, Really, really, really good words.Image: Getty Images It’s good to see legendary choke artist Greg Norman is still gagging up something. It wasn’t a major championship lead this time, it was a hot take that’s pretty scorching even for someone shilling for a new golf league. Speaking at a promotional event for … Read more

Tennessee Senator Marsha Blackburn taking aim at NBA for scheduling preseason game in the UAE

Make it make sense.illustration: shutterstock Conservative politics and professional sports leagues have long been intertwined as bedfellows. However, that attitude has shifted since the Trump was. Now, more Republicans despise the NFL than ever, according to a LA Times/SurveyMonkey poll conducted early this year. Despite watching it on Sundays, their changing opinions stem from believing … Read more