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What Did The UFC's Sale Reveal About The Live Sports Rights Bubble? 

1 hour agoSports : Deadspin

Earlier this month, the UFC was sold for $4 billion to, of all places, WME-IMG, the talent agency best known for its co-CEO Ari Emanuel, the inspiration for Entourage’s Ari Gold. SportsBusinessJournal had a good piece recently detailing...Show More Summary

Court Petition From Fired Baylor Employee Seeks Full Pepper Hamilton Report

1 hour agoSports : Deadspin

In the aftermath of the Baylor sexual assault scandal, the closest thing to concrete information on the university’s institutional failures came in the form of a 13-page, specificity-free summary of Pepper Hamilton’s findings. Baylor has long insisted that’s all the documentation that exists . Show More Summary

Karl-Anthony Towns Dunks On Child Who Must Now Embark On Lifelong Vengeance Plot

1 hour agoSports : Deadspin

Most NBA players are content to lightly humiliate young basketball camp attendees with an emphatic block or two, but Karl-Anthony Towns just set a new standard for player-on-camper aggression: Read more...

The TSA's Unrelentingly Cheerful Helpline Is The Best Thing On Twitter

2 hours agoSports : Deadspin

Twitter is bad. The TSA is bad . And yet, somehow, the intersection of the two is surprisingly useful and a little bit beautiful. It seems the Transportation Security Administration’s most competent employee is working their @AskTSA Twitter account, treating each question, compliment, and complaint with the exact same unflappable cheer. Read more...

A Guide To Choosing The Right Engagement Ring

3 hours agoSports : Deadspin

There comes a time in almost every mature, adult relationship when you think about marriage. You look at your significant other and imagine the future. Maybe it’s the way the sun made their eyes sparkle in that moment, their shameless...Show More Summary

Why Your Team Sucks 2016: Dallas Cowboys

3 hours agoSports : Deadspin

Some people are fans of the Dallas Cowboys. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Dallas Cowboys. This 2016 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. Read all the previews so far here. And buy Drew’s new book here. Read more...

Glen Rice Jr. Arrested For Battery; Cops Find Guns And Money

4 hours agoSports : Deadspin

TMZ reports that former NBA player Glen Rice Jr. was arrested in Georgia on July 25 after he allegedly assaulted ex-Tulane basketball player Jordan Callahan and then ran off with two bags containing guns. Read more...

Jonathan Lucroy Has A Quirk When He Bats

4 hours agoSports : Deadspin

Many MLB players have odd routines at the plate. Ichiro draws his bat out in front of himself like a bow. David Ortiz takes approximately five hours to adjust his gloves. Jonathan Lucroy touches his shoulders. The Brewers catcher’s habit isn’t as elaborate as others’, but it is amusing. Read more...

College Football Playoff Caves To ESPN, Sanity; Semifinal Games Move To Weekends And Holidays

5 hours agoSports : Deadspin

The College Football Playoff semifinals are abandoning New Year’s Eve, mostly, after this past year’s disaster that saw ratings plummet 36% and forced ESPN to issue free make-good ads during the national championship game. Read more...

And Now, The Annual Running Of The Patriots Fans

6 hours agoSports : Deadspin

NFL training camps are starting, and that means it’s time to enjoy one of the finest traditions in sports: Patriots fans storming the field on the first day of camp like a bunch of goobers. Read more...

Hey, Come Look At This Hockey Team's Logo Before They Apologize And Change It

7 hours agoSports : Deadspin

The National College Prospects Hockey League, a pretty low-level junior league, begins play this year, and below you’ll find the logo for the Lake Erie Warriors. Read more...

Jarryd Hayne Says The NFL Needs A Minor League

7 hours agoSports : Deadspin

In his first and only NFL season, rugby league convert Jarryd Hayne didn’t get much action. He had 17 carries, six receptions, and eight punt returns in just eight games of action in a season that saw him get waived, re-signed to the practice squad, and added to the roster again at the tail end of the season. Show More Summary

Our Long National Nightmare Is Over: Sports Illustrated Redesigned Their Website

7 hours agoSports : Deadspin

Sports Illustrated launched a newly redesigned website this morning, and while it’s only been a couple of hours, it seems like you can once again visit without it turning your computer or phone into a brick. Read more...

Give Your Sprinkler System a Brain With This Rachio Gold Box Deal

9 hours agoSports : Deadspin

Rachio’s smart sprinkler controller is the brain your irrigation system needs, and you can pick one up a refurb for an all-time low price today on Amazon. Read more...

Warren Sapp Got Bitten By A Shark, But He's Okay

18 hours agoSports : Deadspin

A good way to spend a summer afternoon is to go lobster fishing. A bad way to spend a summer afternoon is to get bit by a shark. The ocean is a mysterious place, full of mystery, joy, and hungry beasts. Warren Sapp experienced it all this afternoon. Read more...

This Pirates Fan Sacrificed His Body To Make The Catch Of The Night

19 hours agoSports : Deadspin

Here’s a good argument for bringing your glove to the game. Read more...

NBA Players' Union Votes To Pay For Health Insurance For Retired Players

20 hours agoSports : Deadspin

The NBA players union announced today that they would begin funding health insurance for retired players who have played at least three years in the league. The deal is the first of its kind in major American sports, which makes sense given that the NBPA is in a very healthy position, especially in comparison with the NFLPA or the MLBPA. Show More Summary

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