Recently I picked up a 1987 ProCards Pawtucket Red Sox team set on eBay. Why? I guess just because it was a cheap ($1.99 plus a buck for shipping) opportunity to add nearly 30 new cards to my Red Sox collection. Some players in the set, like John Marzano here, are names I recognized. Show More Summary
A St. Louis area resident is under arrest after allegedly punching Curt Ford while yelling racial slurs and ordering the African-American former Cardinals outfielder to "go back to Ferguson." Read more...
EA has explained why one Battlefield Hardline player was locked out of playing the cops vs. criminals shooter after benchmarking a number of graphics cards. Games blogger Hilbert Hagedoorn initially suspected Visceral's FPS contained "ghastly DRM" that had blocked him from played after five changes to his own hardware. Show More Summary
Great employees fuel the Silicon Valley engine. But keeping them can be a challenge. Like a card player who broadcasts the next move, maybe we can read the turnover signals in advance. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics,...Show More Summary
On a night with just 10 fights scheduled, every fighter on the UFC Fight Night 63 card is available for DraftKings players to select. You can select five, but one of them has to be Chad "Money" Mendes. Despite the fact that he's scheduled...Show More Summary
Cards featuring top Hearthstone players. Cards with Flava Flav. The "healing" tune from Pokemon centers. These are just some of the many possibilities that open up when Hearthstone is modded. Read more...
One card has players excited, the other has them scratching their heads.
The payments industry had a huge year in 2014 and it's showing no sign of slowing down. On the one hand tech giants like Amazon and Apple released new products that affirmed their long-term payments ambitions (Apple Pay and Amazon Local Register). Show More Summary
Hearthstone player Mamytwink is going for a world record: longest turn taken. Setting up a match against a friend, Mamytwink has rigged Blizzard's card game to do a 40+ hour turn, which is slightly longer than the typical 90 second turn limit. For a detailed explanation with the cards' funny names, see Eurogamer. Show More Summary
The celebration of Steven Gerrard’s career will be a main area of focus over the player’s final weeks as a Liverpool player. However, for many, Steven Gerrard is exiting his career in Europe as a figure of tragedy. While Liverpool fans … Continue reading ?
Blizzard's virtual card game Hearthstone grants players 90 seconds each turn to make their moves. This turn, though, will take over 40 hours to finish. Player "Mamytwink" set out to break the world record for the longest ever turn in Hearthstone - and he's streaming the results. Show More Summary
Josh Saunders had seven saves and recorded his second consecutive shutout, and New York City F.C. tied Colorado, 0-0, despite losing a player to a red card.
As the days and games dwindle down in the regular season, Friday night's card is not the biggest or most imposing. However, sharp fantasy players on DraftKings have an opportunity to put together an imposing lineup even though just three games are scheduled. Show More Summary
Learn this week's Full Tilt "Game of the Week," No Limit Irish, a hold'em variant in which players start with four cards but on the flop must discard two. Share: Facebook Twitter Google+
Back in 1997, Alex Shvartsman transformed what some might consider a boy's hobby into a lucrative career as a professional fantasy-trading-card player. He not only earned the title of third-best... To view the full story, click the title link.
Herediano hosted America on the CONCACAF Champions League on Tuesday night. Herediano ran out 3-0 winners, not least thanks to the sending off of Michael Arroyo in the first half. Arroyo received a red card for a poor challenge on Cristian Lagos. In the melee, Argentine full back Paolo Goltz crashed in and managed to […]
Rugby is known as a violent sport, but this is an entirely different level. Liam Gill reportedly only got a yellow card for this demolition of his opponent. Even if that move got him banned for life it'd be worth it considering the WWE opportunities he'll have now. (h/t r/sports)
A Michigan soccer player who pleaded guilty to manslaughter last month for fatally punching an adult recreational league referee last year was sentenced to at least eight years in jail on Friday. Bassel Saad was also shown a red card by referee John Bieniewicz’s widow who spoke at the sentencing hearing in Detroit, Michigan. “The one […]
A South American soccer player took the concept of diving to a whole new level this week when he apparently pretended to faint to avoid being booked for a red card. Come on, man. The embarrassingly bad acting came courtesy of Ecuador’s Barcelona SC goalkeeper Maximo Banguera who tried to tackle a player from Colombia’s Atletico Nacional […]
Despite only playing 34 minutes at Stamford Bridge last Wednesday night, Zlatan Ibrahimovic was the most talked about player on the night, and the game will always be remembered for his controversial red card. PSG went on to win the tie against Chelsea on away goals, but Zlatan’s red card won’t be rescinded, and he’ll […]