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Tim Tebow Exhibits That Old NFL Accuracy, Hits Fan In Dick And Balls With Throw

6 days agoSports : Deadspin

Tim Tebow, former football player and current brand/alleged baseball player, is hanging out with the Single-A Columbia fireflies before he inevitably goes on TV full-time. He’s done some productive baseball stuff with the Fireflies and might even get moved up at some point this season. Tebow is hitting.211 with an… Read more...

Ross Barkley's Standoff With Everton Makes No Sense

6 days agoSports : Deadspin

On paper, Ross Barkley and Everton should be the perfect marriage of player and club. On one side you have a young player who drips with talent and potential playing for an ambitious, relatively big club that offers him all the minutes and patience and care he could ask for in hopes that he reaches his sky-high… Read more...

Twin Peaks Made No Sense At All And Has Aged Like A Fine Wine

6 days agoSports : Deadspin

The first season of Twin Peaks is almost perfect. Read more...

How Dominic Thiem Broke Rafael Nadal's 17-Match Winning Streak 

6 days agoSports : Deadspin

“One tournament he can win is Roland Garros. So we’ll see. Hopefully not this year,” Rafael Nadal recently said of today’s opponent, Dominic Thiem, with a wink. It now feels like he willed that version of Thiem—the genuine French Open threat, the hardest-hitting guy on clay—into existence. Read more...

Fernando Gaviria Is Cycling's Next Superstar Sprinter

6 days agoSports : Deadspin

The best Colombian cyclists have long hewed to a single archetype, specializing in climbing high mountains and winning on the harshest and steepest slopes. There have been Colombian rouleurs and sprinters before, but the most successful riders have almost all been pure climbers. Lucho “El Jardinerito” Herrera brought… Read more...

Ryan Fitzpatrick Is Everything Jameis Winston Needs

6 days agoSports : Deadspin

Ryan Fitzpatrick, age 34, a veteran of 12 NFL seasons, has signed a free-agent deal with the Bucs, his seventh team. Per Adam Schefter, the terms are for one year and $3 million. Fitzpatrick, who went to Harvard, will back up Jameis Winston. Read more...

WWE Wants to Replace John Cena With Japan's Shinsuke Nakamura, And It Might Actually Work

6 days agoSports : Deadspin

This Sunday night’s Backlash show marks the beginning of a new era in WWE, one that would have been shocking even two years ago. For the first time in its history, the world’s largest professional wrestling promotion is attempting to turn a Japanese wrestler into one of its top stars—the top star, in fact, of one of… Read more...

Dead Letters: "You Will Be Quickly Washed Away By A Righteous Thunderstorm"

6 days agoSports : Deadspin

Welcome back to Dead Letters, the feature in which we reprint our favorite reader mail. We should take this moment to remind you that all emails to Deadspin and its editors and writers are on the record unless otherwise specified. Now for your letters. Read more...

A Q&A With Tony Reali About Postpartum Depression In Dads

6 days agoSports : Deadspin

Tony Reali, the host of ESPN’s Around the Horn, always wanted to be a dad: “I wanted a whole team of kids. I’ve said this to everyone with ears.” So when he experienced what he called an attack of postpartum anxiety one Sunday afternoon in September 2015 when he was home alone with his one-year-old daughter,… Read more...

The Full-Court Pressure Of The Somali-American Sportswoman

6 days agoSports : Deadspin

Most Twin Cities high school cross country and track teams have Somali students on the roster. Some of these prep runners have gone on to successful college and even professional running careers, like former Minneapolis South runner Hassan Mead, who represented the U.S. at the Rio Olympics. Read more...

Here Is Kenley Jansen’s Immaculate Inning In 16 Seconds

6 days agoSports : Deadspin

Again! Just four days ago, Max Scherzer threw an immaculate inning (nine pitches, nine strikes). Three days before that, Craig Kimbrel threw one. Then last night, Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen threw an immaculate ninth inning against the Marlins. Read more...

It'll Be Matt Murray

6 days agoSports : Deadspin

The first serious goalie controversy of the postseason has resolved itself quickly—at least, for now. Matt Murray was first off the ice at today’s team skate, and will start in net for the Penguins in tonight’s desperate Game 4 in Ottawa. Read more...

The Complete Guide To Understanding Darts

6 days agoSports : Deadspin

Although none of us will ever be in the same supreme physical shape as professional darts players, we can still watch them with envy. Why aren’t they aiming for the bullseye? Is that a referee or the town crier? Is anyone in the crowd driving home? Read more...

Today's Best Deals: Under Armour Apparel, Kamado Grill, SoundBuds, and More

6 days agoSports : Deadspin

Anker’s newest SoundBuds, a Big Green Egg alternative, and a huge Under Armour apparel sale lead off Friday’s best deals from around the web. Read more...

Rudy Giuliani Forgot 9/11('s Effect on Commercial Air Travel)

6 days agoSports : Deadspin

Yesterday morning, Rudy Giuliani—America’s mayor, Donald Trump’s current cybersecurity advisor, and a race-baiting thug most famous for being circumstantially tied to a great tragedy—had a little dust-up with the TSA while making his way through Newark airport. Apparently, the former mayor who famously saw his city… Read more...

Tyler Flowers Pointed Directly At Jose Bautista To Order His Plunking

6 days agoSports : Deadspin

Last night the Atlanta Braves finally fired back at the Toronto Blue Jays for carrying out an immensely pathetic beef during the four-game series. Read more...

Walk: A Message To The Class Of 2017

6 days agoSports : Deadspin

It’s grad season again, and this year’s crop of commencement addresses promises to ring even more hollow than usual now that graduating seniors are leaving school to step into the End Times. I mean, really: what fucking good is gonna come from you hearing about working hard and/or growing from your mistakes when the… Read more...

Kevin Pillar Suspended Two Games For Using Homophobic Slur

6 days agoSports : Deadspin

MLB announced yesterday that it was investigating whether Blue Jays outfielder Kevin Pillar called Braves pitcher Jason Motte a “fag” or “faggot” during Tuesday night’s game. The Blue Jays, perhaps in an attempt to get out ahead of any punishment from the league, have since suspended Pillar for two games. Read more...

Should You Ever Feel Sorry For D.C. Sports Teams?

6 days agoSports : Deadspin

This was a normal spring for D.C. sports teams, with the Capitals choking away a 1-seed and the Wizards serving as early-round filler for the Eastern Conference. No D.C. sports team has made the conference/league finals in nearly two decades, and no D.C. team has won a title since 1991. But should the rest of the… Read more...

The Ducks Have Gotten So Good At Making Their Lives Difficult

6 days agoSports : Deadspin

The Ducks are either thermodynamically impervious to momentum, or, even more useful in the NHL playoffs, they have short memories. Goldfish-short. Short enough to win four separate games this postseason that they trailed by two goals, or to come back from an 0-2 hole in the conference semis, or to forget a 7-1 blowout… Read more...

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