Bloomberg Businessweek‘s latest cover story highlights the tricky economics of licensing live sports. via Why ESPN Still Can’t Quit Cable — Longreads Advertisements

LiveLeak Some nutjob totally lost her shit at a restaurant in Santa Monica, California, threatening legal action over what she thought was an inappropriate public display of affection from a couple. It’s safe to say this lady had a slight overreaction. According to the LiveLeak uploader, here’s how everything went down: I had my arms… via… Continue reading

Saints dodge bullets in furious late charge from Bournemouth. via Southampton 0-0 Bournemouth: The rare thrilling nil-nil — ProSoccerTalk

The 2017 winning drawing in Google’s “Doodle 4 Google” contest. (Google) A Connecticut teenager with a vision of inclusion was announced as the winner of Google’s “Doodle 4 Google Contest” on Friday. After viewing thousands of creative submissions from all around the nation, Google selected Harrison’s submission, titled “A Peaceful Future” as the victor in… via… Continue reading!1m14!1m8!1m3!1d13389.573156081335!2d-117.1483574!3d32.9670242!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x0%3A0x33d470abd0dd807c!2sWestview%20High%20School!5e0!3m2!1sen!2sus!4v1490987888506 Westview High School in Poway, California, is on lockdown following reports of a gun on campus, according to witnesses. Here are all the details currently available. What Happened? Police were on the scene, located on Camino Del Sur in San Diego, around 11:30 A.M. PT. As of now, there have been no confirmed reports of…… Continue reading

With international matches taking center stage, most MLS sides were out of action during Week 4. via MLS Power Rankings — Week 4: Only six teams in action — ProSoccerTalk

If you want to harass your fellow internet denizens on Twitter, you’ll have to do it without the cover of an anonymous egg in your profile photo: The social media site says it’s doing away with its default avatar, partly because it’s become associated with online harassment and other bad behaviors. The original idea of… via… Continue reading