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MLB Expansion Won't Happen For A While, But When It Does, Rob Manfred Likes Montreal And Mexico City

1 hour agoSports : Deadspin

MLB has plenty of shit to get together before it starts thinking about expansion, and commissioner Rob Manfred acknowledges that. The collective bargaining agreement expires this winter, so that’s foremost. The stadium situations in Oakland and St. Pete are dire. But once all that’s out of the way, it’s time for more baseball teams! Read more...

Happy Anniversary To Kerry Wood's 20-Strikeout Game

1 hour agoSports : Deadspin

There’s never a bad time to relive the day Kerry Wood, then a 21-year-old rookie, struck out 20 goddamn Astros in a single game. Read more...

Liverpool And Jürgen Klopp Share A Beautiful Love

2 hours agoSports : Deadspin

On top of the simple coup that was Liverpool—a hobbled giant with more history and entitlement-fueled expectations than recent glory or near-term promise—nabbing one of the handful of truly special managers in the game, a big part of...Show More Summary

Be Like This Bear

2 hours agoSports : Deadspin

We all got shit going on, you know? Too much shit, if you ask me. I was on vacation last week, and I’ve spent most of this week sighing and thinking, “Whaaaaat is it with all this shit I got going on???” Read more...

What Is The Most Pretentious Musical Instrument?

2 hours agoSports : Deadspin

If you’ve ever heard Jack White go through his marimba phase, or seen a dude waltz onto a subway car holding a djembe drum, you know there are some pretty goddamn pretentious instruments out there. But which one is the worst offender, and why is it always the bagpipes? That’s the subject of this week’s Deadcast. Read more...

Taxpayers Cover $34 Million Arena Renovation, Hockey Team Leaves Two Years Later

2 hours agoSports : Deadspin

What is the absolute worst, most jarring way to learn your team is leaving town? Nope, not that. Nope, that’s pretty bad, but this is worse: Read more...

We're Sam Miller And Ben Lindbergh, The Authors Of The Only Rule Is It Has To Work. Let's Chat!

2 hours agoSports : Deadspin

We’re joined in the comments by Sam Miller of Baseball Prospectus and Ben Lindbergh of ESPN, authors of the fantastic new book The Only Rule Is It Has To Work. (You can read an excerpt here .) The idea here is simple—the two sabermetrically-inclined...Show More Summary

Captain America: Civil War Is Too Much And Just Enough

2 hours agoSports : Deadspin

Yo dawg, Captain America: Civil War heard that you like superhero movies, so it installed several pleasantly extraneous superhero movies in your superhero movie so you could watch more superhero movies during your superhero movie. It is the Pizza Box, the Double Down, the Quesarito of the form. Show More Summary

The Future Of Hockey Is Still A Bunch Of Kids With Irritating Names

3 hours agoSports : Deadspin

Pictured: the Saskatoon Minor Hockey Association class of 2012. L-R: Tate, Wyatt, Cameron, Connor, Dustin, Lane, Brad, Kody I am so happy, you guys. I have, no fooling, been looking forward to this day for a full year. It is the morning...Show More Summary

Derek Holland Got Lit Up

4 hours agoSports : Deadspin

The Blue Jays took their bats to the Dutch Oven Thursday night. Rangers starter Derek Holland was the first pitcher to give up double-digit runs in an appearance this season, as Toronto won, 12-2. Read more...

Get Fucked, John Kasich

4 hours agoSports : Deadspin

What even was John Kasich’s sweaty, affronted, whatever-happened-to-the-responsible-grownups-in-this-party act if not an even more insulting and ahistorical version of “Make America Great Again”? When was the last time the Republican...Show More Summary

Look Like Yeezy On A Budget

4 hours agoSports : Deadspin

Even if you watched Kanye West’s livestream release of The Life of Pablo just to hear the music, you were confronted with the throng of models sulking in drapey earth tones, like they were rummaging for scrap in a post-apocalyptic desert and just stumbled into Madison Square Garden. Show More Summary

Carlos Gomez Calls Out Columnist For Quoting Him Poorly

5 hours agoSports : Deadspin

On Wednesday, the Houston Chronicle’s Brian T. Smith wrote a column about Astros outfielder Carlos Gomez’s slow start to the season. Aside from curiously singling out Gomez—rather than, say, the struggling pitching staff (closer KenShow More Summary

Argentine Soccer Coach Mimics Eating Banana In Racist Gesture Aimed At Brazilian Fans

5 hours agoSports : Deadspin

We’re used to seeing soccer players and fans act despicably, but it’s pretty rare for a coach to jump into the fray of depressingly common shitheadery. Defying this trend is Juan Carlos Gambandé, the goalkeepers’ coach at Argentina’s Racing Club, being a racist asshole at the expense of some Brazilian fans. Read more...

Patrick Sharp Leads The League In Great Sports Babies

6 hours agoSports : Deadspin

Winger Patrick Sharp scored on the power play—the Stars’ first in 13 chances—and set up Cody Eakin’s overtime winner to tie the second-round series with the Blues at two games apiece. But more importantly than all that, the Stars are headed back to Dallas for Game 5. And Patrick’s headed back to see Sadie: Read more...

Goran Dragic Just Can't Stop Getting His Face Busted

6 hours agoSports : Deadspin

Heat point guard Goran Dragic took an elbow to the face during last night’s game against the Raptors (and got called for the foul, adding insult to injury), and had to receive eight stitches on his bottom lip before he could return to the game. Show More Summary

The Sharks Thought They Got Screwed On Joe Pavelski's No-Goal

7 hours agoSports : Deadspin

What would a triple-OT game be without some controversy? Two periods before Mike Fisher won it for Nashville o knot up the series, San Jose’s Joe Pavelski thought he had finished things off, scoring from his belly (and with Pekka Rinne pinned beneath him). It was a mess. Read more...

Mike Fisher Goal Gives Predators Triple-OT Win Over Sharks

14 hours agoSports : Deadspin

Nashville’s Mike Fisher scored off the rebound at 11:12 of the third overtime period to give the Predators a 4-3 win and even the series against San Jose at two games apiece. It was Fisher’s second goal of the game—though it came more than 100 minutes after his first. Read more...

Jonas Valanciunas Is Right At Home In This Ugly Heat-Raptors Series

15 hours agoSports : Deadspin

While the Cleveland Cavaliers are blowing out the Atlanta Hawks in wildly entertaining fashion , the other side of the Eastern Conference bracket is mired in a fighting contest of a series where both teams have combined for a whopping 62 turnovers in just two games. Show More Summary

Masahiro Tanaka Is The Only Good Yankee

17 hours agoSports : Deadspin

The New York Yankees are last in the American League East at 9-17, and tonight they suffered maybe the most bitter defeat of what’s been a real dirge of a season. Their offense has been particularly bad, generating the fewest runs in the AL and mustering just the second-lowest OPS in the AL. Show More Summary

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