Evan Gray Couch

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A brutal attack on a black Heisman favorite led the NCAA to make face masks mandatory

Drake’s Johnny Bright was racially targeted in a game against Oklahoma A&M<p>Ten years before Syracuse running back Ernie Davis became the first …

The Notorious B.I.G Meets Nirvana on a Hard-Knocking Mash-Up

For years now, an image of <b>The Notorious B.I.G.</b> and <b>Nirvana</b>‘s <b>Kurt Cobain</b> has been circulating on the internets. And though it seems plausible that the …

The helter skelter story of the Cavern Club

<b>It has been shut down, demolished, and rebuilt, but Liverpool's Cavern Club remains an icon of pop history. As it celebrates its 60th year, those who were there in its heyday recall its evolution from subterranean jazz club to international music Mecca.</b><p>'What about that place there?'<p>Peter Morris was …

Pac-Man, A Previously Unreleased ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Parody of ‘Taxman’ by The Beatles

“Weird Al” Yankovic parodies the Beatles classic “Taxman” with the previously unreleased “Pac-Man.” The song is featured on the <i>Medium Rarities</i> album …

Pacman

The Best Rapper Alive, Every Year Since 1979

Rap fans tend to get into arguments with other rap fans, and it doesn't take much more than someone declaring their Favorite Rapper. Your favorite …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Celebrating ‘Revolver’: Beatles’ First On-Purpose Masterpiece

1966: the most manic of the Beatlemania years. The lads get chased around the world, playing 25-minute sets that have nothing to do with the …

Guitar

How An Act Of God Saved Mick Jagger From The Hell’s Angels

For more than five decades, Mick Jagger has served as the definitive icon of rock and roll, from the Rolling Stones debut in 1964 all the way through today, as the band continues to tour, playing sold-out stadiums across the globe. Throughout that time, Jagger, who turns 73 on July 26, has survived …

Music

10 best 3-point shooters in NBA history, ranked

Dec 25,2017<p>Since the NBA introduced the 3-point line for the 1979-80 season, there have been some incredible long-distance shooters. Here’s our top 10 shooters from beyond the arc of all time:<p><b>10. Jason Terry</b> <b><br>Career 3-pt percentage/3-pt attempts per game:</b> 37.9/4.5<p>When it comes to long-distance …

Steve Kerr

The NBA’s all-time leading point scorer is co-writer of a novel that imagines the early life of Mycroft Holmes, after a lifelong fascination with Arthur Conan Doyle’s detective<p>When celebrities turn to fiction, they often find themselves mirroring their own lives, whether it is the Kardashian …

Mozart at 250: how to explain a 10-year-old talent for all time

Conductor Ian Page has embarked on a 27-year project to play Mozart’s music, in order, 250 years after it was written. He has reached 1766, when Mozart was 10 and his music was already breaking new ground<p>Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756‑1791) is probably the most famous composer of all time. But how …

Mozart

A Football Martyr

The young man sits alone in a hotel room, the last rays of sunlight leaking through the windows. Facing a single sheet of hotel stationery, he grips a fountain pen.<p>It's the eve of the biggest game he'll ever play. He thinks that because it's his first real varsity game, and that there will be many …

A Guide to the Strange, Little-Known, Hard-to-Find Beatles Christmas Recordings

Little in my life has enriched me more than the Beatles or Christmas—in different (and yet dovetailing) ways. And there is one enriching aspect of the Beatles’ catalog that is so rare, that it falls between the worlds of official product and bootleg. This wasn’t a commercial record, it wasn’t a …

Ranking the Most Unlikely NBA Scoring Outbursts of the Last 10 Years

We see you, Mo Williams.<p>The Minnesota Timberwolves point guard was <i>en fuego</i> Tuesday night, exploding for a career-high 52 points, more than any other player has produced in a single game throughout the 2014-15 season. He couldn't miss as the game drew to a conclusion, leading his Wolves to victory …

“Beatles vs. Stones”: What fueled rock’s greatest rivalry

John McMillian’s book dissects the legendary rivalry between the Beatles and the Rolling Stones<p>Tyler McMahon<p>September 24, 2013 6:20pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on The Weeklings.<p>THE GREATEST RIVALRY IN THE HISTORY OF ROCK AND ROLL takes a scholarly and engaging turn in John McMillian’s …

The Super Bowl Scammer: Dion Rich Is the Godfather of Gatecrashing

It just kind of happened. At least, that’s how Bill Swank remembers it. He had gotten a call from Dion Rich the night before, to meet him along the …

NFL

An Adventure To Pepperland Through Rhyme & Space: hip hop/Beatles mashups

It's a kind of Grey Album 2.0: Beatles songs mashed up with KRS-One, Kool Moe Dee, Salt-n-Pepa, Nas, Rakim, WuTang, Public<br>Enemy, Beastie Boys and …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Four anecdotes from Michael Jordan's first return to the NBA

Michael Jordan announced his return to the Chicago Bulls 20 years ago Wednesday - on March 18, 1995 - after nearly two full seasons away from the …

Yelawolf on the 'Calculated Risk' of His New Album, Respect for Eminem and Jail Inspiring Him

In the three years since Yelawolf released his 2011 debut album, , the Alabama-born rapper has released a handful of mixtapes as well as a …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Dirk Nowitzki: Steve Nash overcame 'being injured, and being slow, and white and unathletic'

Dirk Nowitzki and Steve Nash are dear friends. The two joined the Dallas Mavericks back in 1998 and played together for six wonderful seasons.<p>Nash announced over the weekend that he’s retiring, so obviously Nowitzki has some words for his former teammate.<p>He said that in the most nonchalant, normal …

Basketball

1990s Orlando Magic Oral History

Chapter I<p>A Team Grows in Orlando<p><i>When former Philadelphia 76ers GM Pat Williams confided to Orlando businessman Jimmy Hewitt that the NBA planned on</i> …

The 50 Best Hip-Hop Diss Songs

What's beef? Is it when your mom ain't safe up in the street? Or is it actually the fifth element of hip-hop? Dating all of the way back to when Big …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Eminem and Rap, Poetry, Race: Essays - Scott F. Parker

"Eminem is the best-selling musical artist of the 21st century. He is also one of the most contentious and most complex artists of our time. His …

Eminem Decodes "My Name Is", "Stan", "Renegade", "Lose Yourself", "Rap God" & More - Exclusive Hip Hop News, Interviews, Rumors, Rap & Music Videos

<b>(AllHipHop News)</b> Eminem has been called one of the greatest lyricists in Hip Hop history, so who better to annotate his songs on Genius.com than Slim …

Rap & Hip-Hop

An Oral History of the 2003-04 Los Angeles Lakers, the 1st Super Team

<i>After the Lakers’ bid to win four straight championships fell short with a second-round loss to the eventual champion San Antonio Spurs in 2003, the franchise appeared to solidify its chance of claiming another trophy when future Hall of Famers Gary Payton and Karl Malone elected to sign free-agent</i> …

A detailed history of the bond between hip-hop and 63-year-old Skip Bayless

Skip Bayless is the most indefensible product that ESPN puts on its television broadcasts. If you’re not a sports fan, you probably aren’t aware of …

Rap & Hip-Hop

NFL Urban Legends: Ray Guy and the Helium Punt

<i>Editor's note: This is the second installment in Bleacher Report's series on NFL urban legends. Part 1 looked at Bo Jackson's hard-to-believe 40-yard-dash time.</i><p>The 1970s Raiders were mythologized in their own time as rowdy bikers who studied their playbooks by the jukebox light on Saturday night …