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Archived Since:March 6, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Maple Leafs Somehow Rid Themselves Of David Clarkson's Contract

3 days agoSports : Deadspin

The Maple Leafs earned a small victory today. Ha, no, not on the ice. Toronto found a team willing to take on the albatross that is David Clarkson's contract. Congratulations, Blue Jackets! Read more...

Talented Hockey Bloke Falls Down On Breakaway, Scores Anyway

3 days agoSports : Deadspin

The Cardiff Devils' Chris Culligan had a tight breakaway Wednesday, but when Coventry Blaze defenseman Craig Cescon caught up, Culligan turned around, stuck with the play, and snuck in a goal from his knees. Lovely. Read more...

When Miami-Dade residents voted on building the Heat an arena, they were promised a waterfront park.

3 days agoSports : Deadspin

When Miami-Dade residents voted on building the Heat an arena, they were promised a waterfront park. It became a parking lot, with the Heat pocketing the proceeds. Now the county wants to at least charge reasonable rent for the land. The Heat's lobbyist says there's "room for discussion." Read more...

Rex Ryan Got A Giant Bills Logo Painted On His Truck

3 days agoSports : Deadspin

I will always find Rex Ryan's willingness to go full fanboy on whatever team he's coaching to be immensely charming. It was great when he got a picture of his wife wearing nothing but a Jets jersey tattooed on his arm, and it was great when he got that Jets jersey turned into a Bills one. Show More Summary

I Don't Get Ed Sheeran 

3 days agoSports : Deadspin

Here's what I know about Ed Sheeran: He's British, he's ginger, he sings, and he recently did his own version of O.T. Genasis's "Coco." I listened to that, and I turned to stone. It did not need to exist, but now it does, and it has done no favors in helping me figure out Ed Sheeran. Read more...

The Panthers traded for Jaromir Jagr.

3 days agoSports : Deadspin

The Panthers traded for Jaromir Jagr. They'll send New Jersey a second-rounder and a conditional third-rounder. Read more...

Racist Dutch Soccer Fans Throw Inflatable Banana At Black Player (Update)

3 days agoSports : Deadspin

Feyenoord fans continue to expose themselves as douche bags of the highest order. First it was trashing Rome before the first leg of their Europa League tie against Roma, then it was threatening further shenanigans ahead of the return leg, and now they've gone ahead and gotten racist. Read more...

How To Survive A Long-Distance Relationship

3 days agoSports : Deadspin

I'm sorry we're here. Or rather, I'm sorry that the Love of Your Life is way, way far out over there. It's not easy being in a long-distance relationship. Trust me. While absence makes the heart grow fonder or whatever, that absence is also exhausting, depressing, and can drive you crazy. Show More Summary

Blue Jays' Michael Saunders Steps On Sprinkler, Needs Knee Surgery

3 days agoSports : Deadspin

Blue Jays fans received their sucker punch early this season. Outfielder Michael Saunders stepped on a sprinkler head in spring training, and now he needs surgery. He might be out until the All-Star break. Read more...

Llamas On Llam Llose Llawmen

3 days agoSports : Deadspin

A pair of lost llamas led Sun City, Ariz. cops on a lengthy chase this afternoon, tying up law enforcement resources and leaving the city free for plundering by the handful of criminals who weren't watching, rapt, in their offices. Watch the entire, hilarious pursuit here, set (of course) to "Yakety Sax." Read more...

Finally, A Sierra Nevada Beer We Can Talk Shit About

3 days agoSports : Deadspin

Yesterday afternoon, I got a nice, simple email that nevertheless caused much undue consternation at Drunkspin Headquarters. It was from the new head of media relations (or whatever) at Victory Brewing, a mid-sized, widely distributed Pennsylvanian operation of which I am quite fond. Show More Summary

FSU's Xavier Rathan-Mayes Scores 30 Points In A Five-Minute Stretch

3 days agoSports : Deadspin

Wednesday night, for about five minutes, FSU guard Xavier Rathan-Mayes was unstoppable. He kept hitting buckets against Miami; at one point, he had 26 straight points without missing a shot. Read more...

Roger Goodell: "I'm a big fan of Jimmy Haslam and what he's doing."

3 days agoSports : Deadspin

Roger Goodell: "I'm a big fan of Jimmy Haslam and what he's doing." Read more...

Barclays Center Trademarks Two "Brooklyn Hockey" Logos

3 days agoSports : Deadspin

Nets Daily (via Sporting News) has discovered the above two logos, filed on Feb. 12 and Feb. 17 with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, by Brooklyn Arena LLC—the company that runs the Barclays Center, where the Islanders will begin play next season. Read more...

Hulk Can Score Rocket Goals With Either Foot

3 days agoSports : Deadspin

Hulk hammered home a long-range rocket today against PSV in Europa League action, and while we've featured plenty of the Zenit St. Petersburg striker's heroics around here, we'd like to note that today's feat came off his right, and supposedly weaker, foot. Read more...

Local News Segment On Sledding Leads To Multiple Crashes

3 days agoSports : Deadspin

Today's edition of "People from the South Learning About the Cold" takes us to Greenville, S.C., where WYFF news sent a reporter into the field to do some sledding. Unfortunately, she failed to adhere to the first rule of sledding, which is to never sled face-first into a dirty-ass block of frozen snow. Show More Summary

New Yorkers!

3 days agoSports : Deadspin

New Yorkers! Do you like skiing and good sportswriting? Then you should go to tonight's Varsity Letters reading series, presented by Gelf Magazine. Nathaniel Vinton will read from his new book, The Fall Line, which we excerpted here....Show More Summary

How Anita Sarkeesian Wants Video Games To Change

3 days agoSports : Deadspin

Minutes after I walked through a metal detector—and some time before she was flocked by well-wishers at the best-attended gaming lecture I've ever been to at New York University—I recently listened to the media critic Anita Sarkeesian describe eight things she'd like to see changed in video games. Read more...

Chelsea To Fans: Guys, Please Don't Be Racist This Weekend

3 days agoSports : Deadspin

In contrast to the sentiment expressed by some fans in Paris last week, Chelsea feel that, though some of their fans may be racist, that is definitely not the way they like it. In light of this and this weekend's opponent, the club is threatening to come down hard on any supporters caught being racist. Read more...

Arianny Celeste Calls Ronda Rousey "A Big Bully"; Rousey Snaps Back

3 days agoSports : Deadspin

UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and UFC ring girl Arianny Celeste have a history of sorts. Rousey is unimpressed by the job of ring girl; Celeste thinks Rousey is mean. This week, they added another point to their timeline of taking shots at each other. Read more...

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