James Murphy – US Open Sessions.

LCD Soundsystem’s James Murphy may not be touring with his long-heralded band anymore but that doesn’t mean he’s taking it easy.  Murphy teamed up with IBM to unveil the US Open Sessions last week which is a project that creates a visual and auditory experience through data pulled from live tennis..

No more Ron Ron: Give Peace a Chance.

Ronald William Artest, Jr. is no more. As you may have heard by now, the man, the legend, the former malcontent who has worn a half dozen numbers, has now OFFICIALLY changed his name to Metta World Peace. Do you realize what this means?!? We may never see the nickname..

Lockout Dish: Adios South Beach, Ni Hao China?

In case you’ve been living under a rock this summer, lockouts have been all the rage. After 4 ½ months of  lockout chit chat, yada yada yada, the NFL is back. The Eagles and Patriots have been acquiring free agents and malcontents like they’re hotcakes. With the symbolic signing of..

Bring Back the Ickey Shuffle! (An NFL season would be sweet, too).

The NFL Lockout has been frustrating for all fans. During a time when we should be looking forward to next season, we’ve been bombarded with stories about how Ray Lewis thinks the extended lockout will cause a rise in crime, or how Cowboys owner Jerry Jones had to receive special..

JD$wag: Scoops Callahan x Phil Jackson.

Scoops Callahan made an appearance at Phil Jackson’s presser! If you tuned in to see the Mavericks’ 122-86 shellacking of the Lakers last night that completed the sweep, then you probably witnessed Phil Jackson’s last game. Not the way I’d like to see the Zen Master leave the game, but..


JD$wag is a freelance writer living in New York and Metal Lungies’ new sports writer. He grew up on the mean streets of the D.C. ‘burbs, and his favorite athlete is Popeye Jones. He’s still mad at that punk Jeffrey Maier for that stunt he pulled against the Orioles in..

Ron Artest, Senior Space Scientist.

(image) Pluto’s not even a planet no more, which I’m very disturbed about. I grew up when Pluto was a planet. Now, I’m 25, I turn around and Pluto’s no longer a planet. I’m going to elbow that guy in the nose. I love Pluto. Everybody loves Pluto. There’s a..

Introducing: The John Daly.

Want to celebrate John Daly’s triumphant return to Golf relevancy (something I know nothing about) rocking zubaz-looking pants at the British Open this week? More importantly enjoy a nice summer beverage? Well let me introduce an original drink creation from the ML bar. Take some… and mix it with.. You..