Time to throw your support behind the U.S. women’s soccer team. They deserve it.

Time to throw your support behind the U.S. women’s soccer team. They deserve it.
‌U.S. soccer's Matt Besler after the loss to Trinidad and Tobago. Photo by Abraham Diaz/AFP/Getty Images‌. When the U.S. men's soccer team was eliminated from this year's World Cup contention, people were devastated. The U.S. Men's National Team's 2-1 loss Wednesday loss to Trinidad and Tobago marked the end of a 31-year run of World Cup appearances by the team (though they've never won). People ... didn't take it well. Social media erupted with outrage, along with hot-headed analysis

A strongly worded letter to Mike Ditka and anyone else who thinks oppression is over.

A strongly worded letter to Mike Ditka and anyone else who thinks oppression is over.
NFL legend Mike Ditka may have had the worst take of all time this week when he said, "There has been no oppression in the last 100 years that I know of." The former coach and star tight end of the Chicago Bears appeared on Jim Gray's national radio show ahead of Monday Night Football, Oct. 9 to talk football, protests, and apparently his rudimentary knowledge of American history. Gray even tried to help Ditka out of the hole

This is the sports streaming service you’ve been waiting for

This is the sports streaming service you’ve been waiting for
ways to watch ESPN without cableFuboTV is a streaming cable replacement service much like Sling TV. You pay a flat rate for streaming access to a set of TV channels, commercials and all. While Sling TV tries to recreate the standard American cable package, FuboTV is decidedly focused on sports, specifically soccer. In addition to its extensive sports options, FuboTV offers a range of popular non-sports related channels. FuboTV has three tiers of pricing, plus additional channel packages that

Merriam-Webster finally adds these spicy and political words in the dictionary

Merriam-Webster finally adds these spicy and political words in the dictionary
Sriracha is there too!Image: Nick Ut/AP/REX/ShutterstockOur favorite dictionary-turned-Twitter-wise-guy is back with fresh insights into our crazy, crazy times. SEE ALSO: Monday's Google Doodle is an ode to English lexicographer Samuel Johnson Merriam-Webster is expanding its vocabulary list with over 250 new words and definitions. While some of them reflect outstanding technological and societal changes, others seem to hint at how messed up our post-Trump era has become. Two of the new words included in the dictionary's recent additions are

Here are the perfect Halloween costumes for your obscure pets

Here are the perfect Halloween costumes for your obscure pets
Dressing your puppy as a hot dog for Halloween is great, but what if you have a lizard or a goat or some other kind of delightfully odd pet? As the spookiest day of the year approaches, the hunt for the perfect pet costume heats up. But depending on how exotic your animal is, you may have trouble finding a winning getup. Fear not, here's all the inspiration you need to make sure even the most obscure creature can

Apple’s ‘one more thing’ is dead and that’s great for Apple

Apple’s ‘one more thing’ is dead and that’s great for Apple
Tim CookImage: AP/REX/SHUTTERSTOCKThe leak of basically everything about Apple's iOS 11 and its new iPhones removes any and all mystery about the company's event on Tuesday. Short of Apple CEO Tim Cook rolling onto stage in an Apple iCar, there are few surprises left. Not that there was much to begin with. For some time now, Apple's events have been so thoroughly spoiled for us that the days of Steve Jobs adding "one more thing" and then summarily blowing

stersunds FK: How football’s ‘Culture’ club wins with the help of Swan Lake performances

stersunds FK: How football’s ‘Culture’ club wins with the help of Swan Lake performances
(CNN)Together they have written books, staged art exhibitions and performed Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's ballet, Swan Lake. 2011 - Promoted from Sweden's fourth tier2012 - Promoted from Sweden's third tier2015 - Promoted from Sweden's second tier2016 - Eighth place finish in the Allsvenskan2017 - Swedish Cup champions; Europa League qualificationThree promotions in the five seasons since have taken them all the way to the top tier Allsvenskan for the first time in the club's 21-year history.In April 2017 Östersunds secured

8 Couples Halloween Costume Ideas That Perfectly Represent 2017

8 Couples Halloween Costume Ideas That Perfectly Represent 2017
Remember when the internet declared 2016 the year of the dumpster fire? LOLz. 2017 is the year of  fires: wild fires and hurricanes have decimated entire communities, tiki torch-wielding white supremacists were called “fine people” by our nefarious dotard, and a “fire and fury” threat triggered Kim Jung Un to re-up his nukes. (Excuse me while I pop a Xanax.) The not-even-really silver lining? From Don and Kim to Don and Ivanka, couple costume ideas 2017 are fit to be lit. (Pun semi-intended.) As I

In new essay, tennis great Andy Murray doesn’t hold back when it comes to sexism in sports

In new essay, tennis great Andy Murray doesn’t hold back when it comes to sexism in sports
Image: Joe Toth - AELTC Pool/Getty ImagesAndy Murray made headlines this year for his remarks about women tennis players off court.  Now he's taking things one step further in an essay written for BBC News, published Monday, where he discusses the future of tennis and the barriers to gender equality that the sport must overcome to get there.   "People often underestimate the amount of work that it takes to become a top tennis player. And that work ethic

Aaron Hernandez Had Severe CTE; Daughter Sues NFL, Pats

Aaron Hernandez Had Severe CTE; Daughter Sues NFL, Pats
Boston (AP) -- Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez had a severe case of the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy, researchers said on Thursday. His lawyer announced a lawsuit against the NFL and the team for hiding the true dangers of the sport. Dr. Ann McKee, the director of the CTE Center at Boston University, said Hernandez had Stage 3 (out of 4) of the disease, which can cause violent mood swings, depression and other cognitive disorders

Anti-marriage equality advocates helped send Macklemore’s ‘Same Love’ back to #1 again

Anti-marriage equality advocates helped send Macklemore’s ‘Same Love’ back to #1 again
Macklemore's "Same Love" reaches #1 again.Image: Kevin Winter/Getty Images for iHeartMediaYou might not expect Macklemore to be at the centre of a political tussle, but then again, it is Australia. The pop star has been at the centre of criticism from "angry old white dudes" due to his planned performance of "Same Love" at the National Rugby League grand final on Saturday. SEE ALSO: Macklemore's gonna piss off intolerant rugby fans with this song, and he doesn't care "Footy