Toyota scraps Tokyo Olympics ads in Japan, despite being banner sponsor

With support for holding the games low among Japan’s citizens amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Toyota doesn’t want to wade any deeper in. Toyota’s stuck between a rock and a hard place. In addition, CEO Akio Toyoda will not attend the opening ceremony as once planned, Reuters reported. The publication cited new data from a local …

EA Sports removing Jon Gruden from Madden NFL 22

The disgraced former Raiders coach will be replaced with a generic likeness. EA Sports is scrubbing Jon Gruden from Madden NFL 22. Gruden’s resignation came after The New York Times detailed emails in which he had made homophobic and misogynistic remarks, following anĀ earlier report of racist statementsĀ about a union leader. One of the higher-profile coaches …

Jake Paul grabs Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s hat, and the memes break loose

Stupid thing to do to the former boxing champ, but the memes and jokes are cap-tivating. That’s Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Logan Paul, but it was the other Paul brother, Jake, that stole the hat. A planned stunt? Just another Jake Paul stupid decision? Sure seems scripted, since Paul was quick to try and capitalize …

Conor McGregor’s staggering loss to Dustin Poirier: How much money did each make at UFC 264?

A major upset at UFC 264 turns the tables on the highest paid UFC fighter on the planet. What does that mean for the size of the purse? Conor McGregor of Ireland punches Dustin Poirier in a lightweight fight during the UFC 257 event in January. The two met for a rematch July 10. A …

Olympic medalist reveals how she fixed her kayak… with a condom

It worked. And Jessica Fox’s kayaking has no unplanned pregnancies that we know of. Fox didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment (she’s a little busy). But while games organizers have given out condoms to Olympic athletes since 1988 (the tradition began in Seoul in 1988 due to HIV and AIDS), things are a …

NBA League Pass subscriptions will be 50% off for Cyber Monday weekend

All the rest of the regular-season NBA action at half the regular price. Those who live outside the Bay Area and want to watch Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors will be able to save on an NBA League Pass subscription this weekend. The discount also applies to bundling NBA TV, which broadcasts some …

Why Naomi Osaka dropped out of Wimbledon: What you need to know

Naomi Osaka intends to return at the Olympics in July. Osaka has now withdrawn from Wimbledon in addition to the French Open. Osaka’s current plan is to make a return to professional Tennis is her home country of Japan at the Olympics in July. “Naomi Osaka will be greatly missed by all of us at …

Tokyo Olympics memes: Snoop’s hilarious horse commentary, diver’s relatable flop

Rapper Snoop Dogg and comedian Kevin Hart are offering uncensored Olympics commentary on NBC’s Peacock network, and it’s a win. Rapper Snoop Dogg and comedian Kevin Hart are offering uncensored Olympics commentary on NBC’s Peacock network, and they were especially entertained by a horse doing some fancy sideways walking in an equestrian event. (Note: Plenty …

The Logan Paul and Floyd Mayweather boxing match finally has a date

After being postponed earlier this year, the match between Logan Paul and Floyd Mayweather is officially going ahead. Logan Paul is going to box Floyd Mayweather. The match had previously been scheduled for February this year, but was delayed indefinitely. Mayweather Jr., aged 44, has a 50-0 boxing record and is largely regarded as the …

US Open 2021: TV schedule today, how to watch and more

See your streaming options for watching the toughest test in golf, no cable required. Here’s what you need to know to watch the golf this week. Phil Mickelson will look to make it two straight Majors at the US Open starting Thursday at Torrey Pines. Golf Channel has the early round coverage on Thursday and …