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Golf executive Sarah Hirshland to lead embattled U.S. Olympic Committee

Golf executive Sarah Hirshland to lead embattled U.S. Olympic Committee
  • Golf executive Sarah Hirshland to lead embattled U.S. Olympic Committee FWC: Golf executive Sarah Hirshland to lead embattled U.S. Olympic Committee

    The U.S. Olympic Committee has chosen a female golf executive to take the helm at a time when the national organization and the amateur sports under its umbrella are reeling from sexual abuse scandals. Sarah Hirshland was named as the USOC’s chief executive Thursday, filling a void left by Scott…

  • Dear Croatia, Please Wear Your Extra-Cool Checkerboard Kits In The World Cup Final [Update] FWC: Dear Croatia, Please Wear Your Extra-Cool Checkerboard Kits In The World Cup Final [Update]

    Mighty, valiant Croatia have had a dream World Cup, and this weekend, they will take the field for the World Cup final only 26 years after joining FIFA as an official national team. It will obviously be the biggest moment in Croatian soccer history, and as such, they had better not overthink it and do anything…Read more…

  • Prograis faces Velasco, eyes 140-pound WBSS tournament FWC: Prograis faces Velasco, eyes 140-pound WBSS tournament

    Junior welterweight Regis Prograis faces Juan Jose Velasco on Saturday, knowing a victory will put him in the eight-man World Boxing Super Series tournament. Pressure? Not if you ask him.

  • Wimbledon's Tall Men Semifinal Might Be Dull, But Don't Miss A Novak-Rafa Classic FWC: Wimbledon’s Tall Men Semifinal Might Be Dull, But Don’t Miss A Novak-Rafa Classic

    Back by popular demand, Various Tall Men have thrived once again at the Wimbledon Championships: Kevin Anderson and John Isner will face off in a men’s semifinal. The universe is stupid and cruel, so it is not possible to rule out the outcome that Isner will win that match, then serve 120-something aces to win…Read more…

  • Here Are Some Nuclear Takes from Bryan Goldberg, the Self-Satisfied Shitlord Who Now Owns Gawker.com  FWC: Here Are Some Nuclear Takes from Bryan Goldberg, the Self-Satisfied Shitlord Who Now Owns Gawker.com 

    On Thursday morning, the world learned that Bryan Goldberg has won the bidding for Gawker.com, the now-defunct sister site of our sister sites, which was sold as part of the bankruptcy process around Gawker Media, their now-defunct parent company. (It’s been an eventful couple of years.) Goldberg, who won the bidding…Read more…

  • Watch: Video of LeBron mural being vandalized surfaces FWC: Watch: Video of LeBron mural being vandalized surfaces

    Famous Los Angeles area muralist Jonas Never was forced to paint over one of his remarkable pieces of artwork this week, and some surveillance footage shows the act that put him over the edge.On Wednesday, Jonas Never covered his LeBron James mural in Venice, Calif., after it was vandalized for a second time. A surveillance camera from a nearby restaurant…

  • New Jersey businesses get $16M in sports bets in 1st 2 weeks FWC: New Jersey businesses get $16M in sports bets in 1st 2 weeks

    New Jersey businesses get $16M in sports bets in 1st 2 weeks

  • Records Show That Delicia Cordon Believed LeSean McCoy Was Behind The Burglary Early On FWC: Records Show That Delicia Cordon Believed LeSean McCoy Was Behind The Burglary Early On

    Police in Milton, Georgia, released today the dispatch log for the call reporting the burglary at home of Delicia Cordon, LeSean McCoy’s ex-girlfriend. What they show is that the account Cordon released yesterday through her attorney—that her attacker entered the home with no sign of forced entry, demanded jewelry…Read more…