#MoreThanMean Video Proves Guys Can Be Insanely Cruel to Women Writers

Imagine wishing the worst on a writer because she’s a woman. This is worse than that.

ESPN: Choosing Goodell Over Grantland Since 2015

Chris Schenk, with shoutouts to the shootaround crew.

How Bill Simmons’ Innovative Style Led to His Rise—and Fall—at ESPN

With teams providing less and less access to journalists, Simmons always prioritized the interests of the common fan.

Can ‘Experts’ Predict Final MLB Standings Better Than the Average Fan?

It turns out the only insider knowledge you’ll need is a copy of last year’s standings.

In the Midst of Madness:

Days from the NCAA Tournament, and the Madness is spreading. But not all of it’s good. Out with the bad and in with the good, in this week’s Sports Dump.

Culture Crash: The Drummed Up Sensationalism of Stephen A. Smith

50 years after the March on Selma, ESPN’s First Take belittles the Civil Rights Movement by turning a football decision into something much bigger.

So . . . This Happened: Three Things in Sports (Jan. 5, 2015 Edition)

Our first Monday sports round-up of 2015 features a pause to reflect on the passing of Stuart Scott, college football Bowl game madness, and Wild Card Weekend in the NFL starring Chris Christie.

RIP ESPN Anchor, Stuart Scott

Good Men Project Sports remembers Stuart Scott.

Are Extreme Sports Becoming Too Extreme for Sponsors?

Tor Constantino looks at the risks and rewards of extreme sports for both the participants and advertisers who sponsor them.

Video Fun: Our Top Twelve Funniest Sports Commercials EVER

Michael Kasdan brings you the funniest sports-themed commercials of all time! From Peyton Manning’s “Cut that meat!” to Glavine and Maddux’s “Chicks dig the long ball.”

Roger S. Goodell, Will You Please Go Now?

Mike Stilley’s open letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell: It’s time to step down.

Who’s the Biggest Idiot? On Stephen Smith and ESPN

Stephen Smith excused the abuser and blamed the victim. His attitude is not helpful.

Bigger Than the Superbowl: The World Cup Breaks Viewing Records

It’s official: more people in the US are streaming the World Cup than this year’s Superbowl.

Hungry: A Year in the Life of Competitive Eating

As men and women converge on Coney Island, NY in two days for the annual Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest, a newly available documentary shares the ins (not outs, never outs … that’ll get you disqualified) of competitive eating.

If You’re Happy and You Know It, Make Sure TV Doesn’t Show It?

Michael Sam’s draft onto the St. Louis Rams and subsequent aired kiss with his partner has been discussed ad infinitum, but Anderson Cooper’s analysis is too good not to share.

Michael Sam Coming Up and Out

When Sports Illustrated’s cover asked, “Is the NFL Ready for Michael Sam?” they didn’t mean on the football field.