The Most Relaxing Dog Massage Tools

This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. Who doesn’t love a massage? Your dog sure does! Massages can be part of your dog’s regular grooming routine and, best of all, serve as great bonding time for the two of you. We’ve rounded up some of the best dog massage tools to relax and soothe your best furry friend. Add them to your ever-growing at-home grooming kit. Besides feeling just plain good, massage can help with Read more…

LSU legend D-D Breaux retires after 43 seasons

2 hours ago LSU Athletics Photo: LSU Athletics BATON ROUGE – Head coach D-D Breaux is retiring after 43 seasons as the leader of the LSU Gymnastics program, she announced Tuesday. Breaux, who retires as the longest tenured coach of any sport in Southeastern Conference history, has built the LSU program into a national powerhouse. Breaux will remain a part of the athletics department doing what she loves the most, being an ambassador for LSU. Read more…

Senators Graham And Blumenthal Can’t Even ‘Earn’ The EARN IT Act: Looking To Sneak Vote Through Without Debate

from the don’t-let-them dept Senator Lindsey Graham very badly wants to push the extremely dangerous EARN IT Act across the finish line. He’s up for re-election this fall, and wants to burnish his “I took on big tech” creds, and sees EARN IT as his path to grandstanding glory. Never mind the damage it will do to basically every one. While the bill was radically changed via his manager’s amendment last month, it’s still an Read more…

SEC announces new preseason football practice schedule

1 day ago SEC Staff Photo: Stacy Revere | Getty Images The Southeastern Conference today announced adjusted dates for preseason football activities for SEC schools with the first allowable practice now scheduled for August 17. The new SEC calendar provides student-athletes with more days off than required by the NCAA and fewer practices than permitted by current NCAA rules. The new preseason calendar was developed based on recommendations of the SEC’s Return to Activity and Read more…

Google Assistant’s new Family Bell feature adds structure to endless summer days

As summer slowly winds to a close and the first day of remote learning remains weeks away (for many of us, anyway), it’s easy—way too easy—to let the kids go nuts on their iPads while the grown-ups toil at home. Luckily, Google Assistant has a new feature to help keep young ones from disappearing into their bean bags. Mentioned in this article Slated to roll out starting today in the U.S., Canada, U.K., Australia, and Read more…

The Mourning After: Casualties Mount In Baseball (Evergreen Headline Right Now tbh)

Photo: Getty The baseball season made up of duct tape and used chewing gum continued to roll on. The Cardinals and Tigers series this week was postponed, while the infected Cardinals were rented cars to drive themselves from Milwaukee back to St. Louis. No word on whether the doors on said cars were controlled remotely to keep the Cardinals players from exiting to marvel at the tall buildings of Chicago. Advertisement Another side product of Read more…

Days After FCC Commissioner Mike O’Rielly Suggests Trump’s Section 230 Exec Order Is Unconstitutional… His Renomination To The FCC Is Withdrawn

from the petty-shit dept Earlier today we wrote about how Ajit Pai was pushing ahead with the Commerce Department’s silly FCC petition regarding a re-interpretation of Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. We noted that it wouldn’t actually be that hard to just say that the whole thing is unconstitutional and outside of the FCC’s authority (which it is). Some people have pushed back on us saying that if Pai didn’t do this, Trump Read more…

A Clear Look at the Best Dog Eye Wash

This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. Not a substitute for professional veterinary help. As a dog owner, you’ve probably encountered plenty of eye gunk and tear stains on your dog. Often a swipe with a clean, damp washcloth (never fingers or cotton balls) will do the trick. But for more stubborn stains—or even eye irritation—there are some over-the-counter solutions. We’ve rounded up some of the best dog eye washes to address eye issues. Eye infections are Read more…

NCAA Robs Predominantly Black Football & Basketball Players of Billions in Generational Wealth — Damning Study Shows Athletes Deserve $1 Million Over Four Years

Photo: Getty The average NCAA men’s basketball player should walk out of commencement with a diploma … and more than $1 million. Football players should have earned nearly the same. Advertisement In the new study, How the NCAA’s Empire Robs Predominantly Black Athletes of Billions in Generational Wealth, Drexel University Professor and Athletic Administration Concentration Program Director, Ellen Staurowsky, breaks down the estimated transfer of wealth from athletes in college football and basketball to their Read more…

This Week In Techdirt History: July 26th – August 1st

from the thinking-back dept Five Years Ago This week in 2014, we saw a judge slam a sheriff for an attack on Backpage that raised serious first amendment questions, and a student succeed after an eight-year legal battle against a university over being expelled for speech. On the other side of the free speech coin, we saw the cops shut down a hologram concert because they didn’t like a rapper’s lyrics, James Woods sue a Read more…