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Archived Since:March 6, 2008

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Layoffs Hit Sports Illustrated

yesterdaySports : Deadspin

Sports Illustrated has laid off a number of staffers, according to multiple sources, as a part of approximately 40 layoffs of editorial staffers across Time Inc. properties, that POLITICO reported began on Thursday. This comes a week after 110 Time Inc. Show More Summary

Neymar Flipped His Shit On A Heckling Fan Right After Winning Olympic Gold

yesterdaySports : Deadspin

Brazil has a complex, often combative relationship with its national soccer team. Winning their first Olympic gold medal, as they did on Saturday , to some extent cooled the beef, but obviously not entirely. So this video of an irate Neymar shouting at a fan on the pitch immediately following Brazil’s Olympic victory isn’t really all that surprising: Read more...

Trump Stooge On CNN: Hillary Clinton! Football! CTE? Just Saying ...

yesterdaySports : Deadspin

A Donald Trump supporter was invited on CNN this morning to yell about whatever it is Donald Trump supporters are yelling about these days. The Great Big Wheel Of Inane Bullshit happened to land on HILLARY CLINTON IS SICK AND FEEBLE, which led this anonymous Trump goon down a line of argument that ended with her implying that Clinton might have... CTE? Read more...

Why Your Team Sucks 2016: Washington Redskins

yesterdaySports : Deadspin

Some people are fans of the Washington Redskins. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Washington Redskins. 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...

Edinson Cavani Put Together A Shitty Performance For The Ages This Weekend

yesterdaySports : Deadspin

To a sympathetic soul trying to surmise a specific and, more importantly, potentially reversible cause for Edinson Cavani’s rapid descent from Top Five Pure Striker to Fernando Torres 2.0 , the most coherent case would go something like...Show More Summary

LA Galaxy Players Hit Pigeon With Ball During Warmups

yesterdaySports : Deadspin

A routine warmup by LA Galaxy turned into an act of bird violence before the club’s match against NYCFC Saturday. Read more...

How To Get By In The Minors On $1,500 A Month

yesterdaySports : Deadspin

Matt Paré, a catcher with the San Francisco Giants’ Single A affiliate in Augusta, Ga., doesn’t seem to mind sharing a two-bedroom apartment with three other guys. “Since half the time we’re on the road, it’s only 15 days a month,” he says. Show More Summary

Peter King Drives In Bike Lane, Suffers Wrath Of The Internet

yesterdaySports : Deadspin

Friday afternoon, football-enjoying capybara Peter King sent a tweet: Read more...

NBC's Closing Ceremony Broadcast Edited Out More Than An Hour. Here's What You Missed.

yesterdaySports : Deadspin

As in years past , NBC went heavy on the razor blade in trimming down last night’s closing ceremony to a time that allowed for commercials and a Very Special Episode of The Voice. The festivities in Rio took two hours, 43 minutes to complete; NBC aired one hour, 40 minutes of them. Show More Summary

Darryl Strawberry Says Doc Gooden Is A "Complete Junkie-Addict"

yesterdaySports : Deadspin

On Thursday, Doc Gooden missed a scheduled appearance alongside Darryl Strawberry and other former Mets at a WFAN event. Strawberry expressed deep concerns about Gooden and “addiction,” leading Gooden to tell the New York Daily News that he missed the appearance because of a minor health issue, and that Strawberry’s concern was “unreal.” Read more...

The NFL Just Made A Big Change To Injury Reports

yesterdaySports : Deadspin

We’re all “day-to-day” in this crazy sport called life, but the NFL’s categorizations for its injured players are changing. Formerly, all players who weren’t 100 percent to go would be listed as either “probable,” “questionable,” or “doubtful.” But I guess that was a little confusing. Now, there’s no more probable. Read more...

Marathon Silver Medalist Feyisa Lilesa Says "Maybe They Will Kill Me" If He Returns To Ethiopia After Olympic Protest

yesterdaySports : Deadspin

As he crossed the finish line to win the silver medal in the Olympic marathon, Feyisa Lilesa crossed his forearms above his head in an “X,” a gesture of protest that resonated back home in Ethiopia. Lilesa said it was a risk. “If I go back to Ethiopia maybe they will kill me,” he said after the race. Read more...

Report: Billy Butler Injured During Fight With Teammate Danny Valencia

yesterdaySports : Deadspin

Oakland A’s designated hitter Billy Butler missed his team’s last two games while suffering from nausea and vomiting, and the San Francisco Chronicle is reporting that he got those symptoms from a fight with teammate Danny Valencia. Read more...

Jerry Colangelo Says USA Basketball Will Reign Until "Other Countries Get Their Acts Together"

yesterdaySports : Deadspin

For a team that won group play games by margins as slim as three, three, and six points, Team USA didn’t make this Olympic basketball tournament feel particularly dramatic. Polishing off Serbia 96-66 was the exclamation point on another...Show More Summary

SummerSlam Ends With Brock Lesnar Tearing A New Hole In Randy Orton's Skull

yesterdaySports : Deadspin

A Brock Lesnar main event once again ended strangely and with blood, as the on-again, off-again MMA star delivered a very real elbow to Randy Orton’s head—one that opened up a massive gash. Read more...

Japanese Prime Minister Becomes Mario For Japan 2020 Segment

2 days agoSports : Deadspin

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe became Super Mario tonight in the traditional portion of the closing ceremony that previews the next Olympiad. (Mario was joined by Pac-Man and famous anime figures, as well.) Read more...

Tongan Flag-Bearer Returns For Closing Ceremony

2 days agoSports : Deadspin

Remember Pita Taufatofua, the Tongan flag-bearer who captivated us at the opening ceremony weeks (feels like months) ago? He returned for tonight’s closing ceremony, fresh off losing his taekwondo bout by mercy rule. Read more...

Deadspin Up All Night: I'll Take A Drink But I Don't Smoke Anymore

2 days agoSports : Deadspin

Hello, friends. The Olympics come to a close tonight, which means I get to sleep tomorrow. Thanks for being along for the ride. Read more...

Carmelo Anthony Gets Emotional After Winning Third Gold Medal

2 days agoSports : Deadspin

As expected, the U.S. men’s basketball team crushed Serbia to win its third straight gold medal today, and Carmelo Anthony—playing in this fourth Olympics—became the first man in history to win three basketball golds. His post-game interview with NBC’s Ros Gold-Onwude was an emotional one, bringing tears to the nine-time All-Star’s eyes. Read more...

We Fixed NBC's Gold Medal Basketball Final Intro

2 days agoSports : Deadspin

In its brilliance, NBC elected to abandon its fine history of broadcasting basketball by omitting “Roundball Rock” from its intro to today’s gold medal game between the U.S. and Serbia. So we’ve gone ahead and fixed that. Read more....

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