Topic: Bros

August 2, 2012

Ryan Lochte seems like a pretty epic bro, even by the usual standards for Olympic swimmer bro-hood. But it's tough to blame him for that, considering how hugely, unimaginably strange it must be to be an Olympian during the Olympics.

May 8, 2012

The internet and sports-bro world's favorite meme, model Kate Upton, is an odd kind of phenom. Being a bombshell too bootylicious for the editorial modeling world made her almost exotic, but her meteoric rise to fame only happened in the place where she could be the most generic: at the center of sports-bro attention. Cue the beer commercials!

May 8, 2012

In real life, Cole Hamels and Bryce Harper are just a couple of happy nu-bros living their dreams. But as recent events have taught us, sometimes being an idiot on the baseball field can be a lot more dangerous than looking like one off of it.

April 20, 2012

In some ways, Mixed Martial Arts has never been better. But those record revenues and must-watch fights come at a cost—and until the sport acknowledges and addresses its rotten culture, it will never be what it could and should be. That would be a shame. In fact, it already is.

January 19, 2012

Men's college lacrosse players lead the field in terms of using/abusing every available drug, a new NCAA survey found. That explains the loud high-fiving sound you kept hearing earlier today, then. Two veteran lacrosse observers discuss this disturbing non-news.