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Things I Consumed At The Minnesota State Fair, Ranked

3 days agoSports : Deadspin

Since I married a Minnesotan, I married into Midwestern food traditions like hot dish and pannekoeken. An annual part of that tradition includes The Great Minnesota Get-Together, the second-largest state fair in the country, and its bounty of culinary delights. Read more...

Bo Pelini Says Marijuana Use Is "Out Of Control" In Society

3 days agoSports : Deadspin

Speaking at Nebraska's "Big Red Breakfast," Cornhuskers coach Bo Pelini broached the topic of weed for some reason, and his take on marijuana use was pretty damn hot. Read more...

Today's shot.

3 days agoSports : Deadspin

Today's shot. You may as well go read the WSJ's fun little item on tennis players refusing to use sunscreen: "Cara Black, a doubles player from Zimbabwe, said she uses a zinc cream. Ukraine's Olga Savchuk said the one lotion that doesn't bother her is available only in Japan and South Korea, so Japanese pro Kimiko Date-Krumm buys it for her." Read more...

Jenny Simpson Is Better Than Any Gold Medal Or World Record

3 days agoSports : Deadspin

On Thursday, Jenny Simpson won the 1500-meters in Zurich, and with it, the Diamond League overall title in the event. She became the best miler in the world in 2014, and in a sport that often mires itself chasing times or medals, Simpson's accomplishment had nothing to do with either and was more rewarding than both. Read more...

Weber State Scored A Rouge, Obviously

3 days agoSports : Deadspin

Send stories, photos, and anything else you might have to tips@deadspin.com. Read more...

Vanderbilt Overturned A Referee's Penalty By Making Him Read An Email

3 days agoSports : Deadspin

At the start of the second quarter of last night's Temple-Vanderbilt game, referee Ken Williamson popped over to the sideline to explain a penalty to the crowd: "Per NCAA rule, Vanderbilt is being charged with a team timeout each quarter,...Show More Summary

Why Your Team Sucks 2014: Miami Dolphins

3 days agoSports : Deadspin

Some people are fans of the Miami Dolphins. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Miami Dolphins. This 2014 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. Read more...

Cowboys Fans Got Ripped Off More Than Any Other Fans This Pre-Season

3 days agoSports : Deadspin

There's no great secret that pre-season tickets are the biggest scam in the great cascade of scams that fuels the NFL machine. Season-ticket holders are compelled to pay full freight for two meaningless games played by guys they've never before or will ever again hear of. Read more...

NFL Officials Could Not Be More Ready For The Preseason To End

3 days agoSports : Deadspin

Very late in the third quarter of last night's Chiefs-Packers game, KC's Joe McKnight just got the ball into the end zone. It took officials a few seconds to sort things out, but not long enough for referee Terry McAulay's taste. Read more...

Jesus Montero Heckled By Scout, Throws Ice Cream Sandwich At Him

3 days agoSports : Deadspin

Jesus Montero was a can't-miss catching prospect who appears to be missing, badly, and an incident last night during a minor league rehab appearance in which he tried to fight a scout who had been heckling him is probably not going to speed his trip back to the majors. It's a pretty incredible story, though. Read more...

Eastern Illinois-Minnesota Featured A Three-Yard Punt And Dick Punch

3 days agoSports : Deadspin

Tonight, college football gave us a horrendous punt and punch to the dick, all in one game. Thanks, college football. Read more...

Uh, Keep An Eye On The Guy In The Top Left

3 days agoSports : Deadspin

At least he's honest about it, I guess. Read more...

Former AHL Coach Pleads No Contest To Sexting 13-Year-Old Girl

3 days agoSports : Deadspin

Former Portland Pirates assistant coach Michael Minard pleaded no contest to a charge of sexual misconduct Wednesday. Minard had started an online relationship with a 13-year-old girl he met through Twitter after a game last year. Read more...

Giants Pitcher Yusmeiro Petit Broke An MLB Record Today

3 days agoSports : Deadspin

Yusmeiro Petit doesn't have a spot in the Giants' rotation, but through relief appearances and one spot start, he earned some recognition today. After striking out Charlie Culberson in the third inning against the Rockies, Petit broke the MLB record for most consecutive batters retired with 46. Read more...

Deadspin Up All Night: I Know You Really Wanna Tell Me Goodbye

3 days agoSports : Deadspin

Thank you for your continued support of Deadspin. Come on 'round this way again tomorrow. Read more...

Anthony Brown Says USC Coach Called Him "All Types Of Fuck Words"

3 days agoSports : Deadspin

Earlier, we told you about former USC running back Anthony Brown, who quit the team very suddenly and then took to Instagram to accuse head coach Steve Sarkisian of being racist. TMZ has since gotten in touch with Brown, who provided them with some choice quotes. Read more...

So What's Actually New About The NFL's New Domestic Violence Policy?

3 days agoSports : Deadspin

The most important thing to note about the NFL's new rules on domestic violence is that they are neither new nor are they rules. They are words strung together in such a way that people will respond by saying, "Wow, the NFL takes domestic violence seriously." Read more...

Polish Fans Hoist Giant Anti-UEFA Banner

3 days agoSports : Deadspin

Legia Warsaw fans are still salty after getting DQ'd from the Champions League for fielding a suspended player, despite beating Celtic 6-1 on aggregate. So today, two days after Celtic were themselves knocked out, Legia fans raised this display: a big fat pig surrounded by the UEFA logo, with the caption "6 Read more...

MLB Network Host Predicts Buster Posey Walk-Off Home Run, Flips Out

3 days agoSports : Deadspin

Your browser does not support iframes. This shit is straight up paranormal. Greg Amsinger, hosting a live look-in to Wednesday's Giants-Rockies game for MLB Network, eerily predicted Buster Posey's walk-off home run. It started withShow More Summary

The Making And Unmaking Of Preston Zimmerman, American Soccer Player

3 days agoSports : Deadspin

A version of this story originally appeared in the fall 2012 edition of XI Quarterly. Read more...

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