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URL :http://deadspin.com/
Filed Under:Sports
Posts on Regator:53707
Posts / Week:151.1
Archived Since:March 6, 2008

Blog Post Archive

The Photo That Took Surfing Worldwide

2 days agoSports : Deadspin

The artistry of photographers Ron Stoner and LeRoy Grannis (among others) contributed mightily to the boom in surfing in the 1960s. Their Technicolor spreads of big-wave riders and sun-drenched beaches inspired a generation of Jeff Spicolis to get stoked, and, in turn, helped make surfing a billion-dollar industry. Show More Summary

Quincy Acy Tries To Swing On John Wall, Small Brawl Ensues

2 days agoSports : Deadspin

The Knicks are getting outclassed by the Wizards today, and New York's frustration boiled over in the fourth quarter. With John Wall driving to the hoop, Quincy Acy — perhaps trying to stop another 360-degree layup — hits Wall with a forearm shiver at the right elbow. Show More Summary

A Nation Of Echo Chambers: How The Internet Closed Off The World 

2 days agoSports : Deadspin

Will Leitch, senior writer at Sports On Earth, culture writer for Bloomberg Politics, contributing editor at New York magazine and founder of Deadspin, is doing his yearly fill-in for Drew Magary on today's Thursday Afternoon NFL Dick Joke Jamboroo. Show More Summary

How The NFL's Christmas Albums Crashed And Burned

2 days agoSports : Deadspin

In 1970, before the NFL was the marketing juggernaut it is today, a random ad man could swoop in and round up 26 teams to record 26 albums of Christmas carols. He thought it would make him rich. He ended up forced to unload a warehouse full of unsold records for scrap vinyl. Read more...

The NFL fined Marshawn Lynch $11,500 for his crotch-grabbing end-zone dive.

2 days agoSports : Deadspin

The NFL fined Marshawn Lynch $11,500 for his crotch-grabbing end-zone dive. But he satisfied his media obligations, apparently. Read more...

Spend Your Holiday Season In Prison

2 days agoSports : Deadspin

If Deadspin gave out Rookie of the Year awards, 2014 might belong to Daniel Genis, who finished a 10-year prison bid in February and has already written several books' worth of raw, incredible, visceral, and profoundly human dispatches about his time inside. Show More Summary

What Did We Get Stuck In Our Rectums Last Year?

3 days agoSports : Deadspin

It is time for a Deadspin holiday tradition like no other: our annual trawl of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission's database of emergency room visits to discover the strangest, unlikeliest, and most awkwardly shaped objects America inappropriately shoved into its various holes. God bless us, everyone. Read more...

Good morning.

3 days agoSports : Deadspin

Good morning. Better than a televised yule log is watching this yule Zamboni, just resurfacing the ice forever. Read more...

Tallahassee Police To ESPN: Go Fuck Yourselves

3 days agoSports : Deadspin

It's Christmas Eve, which means it's the perfect time to dump a nasty story you hope the media will ignore! And that's exactly what Tallahassee police did today while flipping two big ol' birds at ESPN. Read more...

75-Yard Miracle Play Ruined By Failed Two-Point Conversion

3 days agoSports : Deadspin

This is perhaps the greatest college football play any of us have ever seen, and it was all for naught as Central Michigan went for two, and a 36-point comeback, and failed. CMU was down 49-14 at one point, and this play left the final 49-48—again, because they went for the win and didn't get it. Read more...

Jason Whitlock Blows A Dog Whistle To America's Most Dangerous Racists

3 days agoSports : Deadspin

Jason Whitlock is many things, all of which have been commented on extensively on this site. But I'm not here to revisit old grievances. I don't even really have much of a grievance. I follow Whitlock on Twitter. He's entertaining, if not consistently insightful, and innocuous enough for the most part. Show More Summary

Deadspin Up All Night: They've Got Rivers Of Gold

3 days agoSports : Deadspin

Thank you for your continued support of Deadspin. Onward. Read more...

What We Know About The Confusing Saga Of Brennan Clay And "Spray Tan"

3 days agoSports : Deadspin

The love triangle—or possible misunderstanding—involving NFL free-agent running back Brennan Clay, his wife Gina D'Agostini, and Cowboys halfback DeMarco "Spray Tan" Murray has played out slowly since the end of November, offering enough twists and turns to confuse even those who know the involved parties personally. Show More Summary

Merry Christmas from 2 1/2 year old Scooter Gennett http://t.co/xulFpkQLbQ pic.twitter.com/ww2icdysx

3 days agoSports : Deadspin

Merry Christmas from 2 1/2 year old Scooter Gennett http://t.co/xulFpkQLbQ pic.twitter.com/ww2icdysxM — Adam McCalvy (@AdamMcCalvy) December 24, 2014 Read more...

P.K. Subban Goes Undercover As Karl The Security Guard To Surprise Kids

3 days agoSports : Deadspin

Take five minutes to watch this video of a disguised P.K. Subban surprising some local kids with Habs gear, a day on the ice at the Canadiens' practice rink, and, eventually, himself. If you must, skip to 3:20 for the big reveal—and his refusal to go easy on the young skaters. Read more...

Grierson & Leitch's 2014 In Review: The Best Forgotten Performances

3 days agoSports : Deadspin

Yes, most people have already written their Top 10 movie lists for 2014. We're saving ours for the last week of the year, but while we wait for this full, rich, and weird movie year to end, we're going to start looking back at certain highlights. Today, it's our favorite forgotten performances. Tomorrow: the year's worst films. Read more...

2013 Deadspin HOF Inductees: Manti Te'o's Dead Girlfriend And Buttfumble

3 days agoSports : Deadspin

We screwed up and waited far too long to do this. Sorry. We're proud to present your 2013 Deadspin Hall of Fame class: Read more...

Did The Raptors Screw Up The Launch Of Their New Logo?

3 days agoSports : Deadspin

Everything was odd about the Raptors' unveiling of their new logo, which arrived without warning or hype, and was revealed on Friday afternoon, to be swiftly forgotten with the weekend. But the weirdest part is that it's nearly Christmas, and you can't buy this new Raptors gear anywhere. Read more...

Kevin Nash Arrested For Battery, Reportedly Fought With Teenage Son

3 days agoSports : Deadspin

Longtime WWE and WCW wrestler Kevin Nash has been arrested on suspicion of battery, after police responded to his Florida home on a domestic-violence call early this morning. Read more...

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