August 28, 2018

Shohei Ohtani Has Proven Himself

What’s often felt like an inconsistent and tumultuous season for rookie phenom Shohei Ohtani is shaping up to be a pretty damn impressive opening number. So much of Ohtani’s buzz quieted down when a ligament injury pulled him off the mound for most of ...
August 22, 2018

Longtime Colts Radio Announcer Retires After Using N-Word In Front Of Black Colleague

Bob Lamey, who has been the radio play-by-play announcer for the Indianapolis Colts for over 30 years, suddenly announced his retirement on Sunday. Yesterday, a report from 13 WTHR revealed the reason behind Lamey’s unexpected departure: he said the n-...
August 22, 2018

Scammy Champions Basketball League Gets Humiliated In Court, Drops Lawsuit, Continues To Fall Apart 

It’s been just over a year since we first reported on the trials and tribulations of the Champions Basketball League, a semi-pro league that used false promises to bilk hundreds of thousands of dollars out of investors who were sold on the opportunity ...
August 20, 2018

Stephen A. Smith(?) Delivers Motivational Speech(??) To Syracuse Football Team(???)

How and why ESPN shout-master Stephen A. Smith ended up sermonizing to the Syracuse football team doesn’t really matter. Whether he was invited to meet the team or just happened to stumble into a room with a bunch of football players in it, something l...
August 10, 2018

Deadspin Up All Night: Poison Me Daddy

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August 10, 2018

Please, God, I Can’t Handle A Preseason Deflategate

Try to imagine the worst possible NFL preseason storyline. If you think hard enough, you’ll probably come up with the vague outlines of something involving... the Pittsburgh Steelers... deflated footballs... and... sports radio dingus Howard Eskin? Wel...
August 7, 2018

Richie Incognito Is Lashing Out At The Vikings

Offensive lineman and noted racist bully Richie Incognito—who has since the end of the last NFL season retired, un-retired, been released by the Bills, and had a public meltdown at a gym—got very upset on Twitter today because Vikings head coach Mike Z...
August 6, 2018

NASCAR CEO Arrested For DUI, Possession Of Oxycodone

According to a news release from the Sag Harbor Village police department in New York, NASCAR chairman and CEO Brian France was arrested for driving while intoxicated and for being in criminal possession of a controlled substance.Read more...
July 16, 2018

Donald Trump Pauses Historically Embarrassing Press Conference To Toss A Soccer Ball At His Wife

Donald Trump just finished up a joint press conference with Russian president Vladimir Putin, during which he has stopped just short of offering to lay down on the stage and suck Putin’s toes. He also interacted strangely with a soccer ball before boun...
July 16, 2018

Paul Pogba Bossed The World Cup

Kylian Mbappé’s rifle-shot goal that put the World Cup final firmly in France’s grasp was a fitting flourish on what had been a tremendous tournament for the 19-year-old prodigy. If France’s run to glory was paced by one player, it was Mbappé, whose re...