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Deadspin Up All Night: Before The Ghost Town

45 minutes agoSports : Deadspin

Thank you for your continued support of Deadspin. May your bags be filled with Reese's Peanut Butter Cups. Read more...

Darth Vader visits Joshua Tree National Park, er, Tatooine

46 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Catherine Lacey Dodd's son's birthday and Halloween fall around the same time of year. Earlier this month, they engaged their imaginations and their love of all things "Star Wars," and headed out to Joshua Tree National Park.

6 CFB Recruits Who Dominated in October

October annually presents a pivotal stretch of the high school football season, providing a period for title contenders to separate themselves from the pack. It's also a month when we see premier players rise up to deliver clutch performances...Show More Summary

NBA schedule and results: Cavaliers, Bulls meet in Chicago

54 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Baseball Nation

The two best teams in the East meet at the United Center on Friday night. The NBA's two-game national television schedule on Friday night begins with the two favorites in the Eastern Conference clashing for the first time this year.Show More Summary

Two Univision-branded retail stores to open at LAX

54 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Spanish-language media company Univision Communications' campaign to raise its profile is taking flight with retail stores planned for Los Angeles International Airport.

Which Hoodie Brings Bill Belichick The Most Success?

55 minutes agoSports : Deadspin

Mike Dussault, also known as @PatsPropaganda, looked through 160 games since 2003 and tracked the types of hoodies worn by Bill Belichick to determine which one yielded the best record. He also specified hoodies with and without sleeves cut off. We thank him for his hard work. Read more...

Head of L.A. schools' technology division resigns

57 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

The head of technology for the Los Angeles Unified School District has resigned, the latest fallout from two troubled technology efforts: the iPads-for-all project and a new student records system.

Jimmy Butler Contract: Latest Buzz and Speculation on Negotiations with Bulls

Jimmy Butler and the Chicago Bulls' talks regarding a new contract have ended without a deal, and he's set to enter restricted free agency after the 2014-15 season. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports reported the news, adding Butler rejected the final offer Chicago made on Friday before the midnight deadline. Show More Summary

Joey Barton slams FA for Rio’s £25k per Tweet fine & ban, Ferdinand joins in, says ‘sket’ was meant as a joke [Tweets]

With over 8.5 million followers between them, Rio Ferdinand and Joey Barton are two of the most powerful English footballers on Twitter. So it was only a matter of time (I can’t believe it took this long) before Barton piped up with support for QPR teammate Rio, who’s been handed a 3 match ban for […]

PHOTO: Tony Romo buys Louis Vuitton bags for his offensive linemen

The Cowboys offensive linemen have some nice new travel bags thanks to Tony Romo.

Titan FC 31, Invicta FC 9 and ShoBOX – Weekend Combat Sports Live Discussion

1 hour agoSports : With Leather

Hellofansofviolence!It’sbeenanotherterribleweek,socomerelaxwiththesoothingimagesoftwopeopleperforminggrievousharmtooneanother,it’stheWeekendCombatSportsLiveDiscussionthread!FRIDAYTitanFC31 TitanFightingChampionships31willbecomingfromTampa,FloridaonHalloweennight,sogetreadyforspookytimes!

Anderson Varejao, Cavaliers Agree on New Contract: Latest Details and Reaction

Anderson Varejao was in Cleveland during the early stages of LeBron James' career. He stayed loyal during the rebuilding years. Now, it looks like he'll remain there for the rest of his career. The Cavaliers announced they have comeShow More Summary

76ers Also Deny Affiliation With Wingnut Dinesh D'Souza

1 hour agoSports : Deadspin

Earlier today, we reached out to the Sacramento Kings to find out if they really were running an in-arena promotion with disgraced '80s relic/ wingnut Dinesh D'Souza, as D'Souza had claimed on his Twitter account. The Kings told us they...Show More Summary

Virgin Galactic ticket holder still eager to go to space despite crash

One future passenger on Virgin Galactic's commercial flights into space said the deadly crash of a test flight in the Mojave Desert on Friday has not shaken his desire to journey into space.

Why the Cubs Should Not Sign James Shields

Although the end of the 2014 World Series means the official end of baseball season, Wednesday's finale brings about the beginning of plenty of excitement and drama to the north side of Chicago. Sure, the Chicago Cubs have been done playing baseball for over a month. Show More Summary

Durant and Westbrook Injuries Will Prove How Much Thunder Need Reggie Jackson

The Oklahoma City Thunder could use a hero right about now. No, not you, Enrique Iglesias —unless a hefty helping of Latin pop can substitute for the on-court stylings of Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook. The Thunder lost Durant to...Show More Summary

Cubs hire Joe Maddon as manager

1 hour agoSports : Globetrotting

If there were any doubts about the seriousness of the Chicago Cubs’ pursuit of a World Series championship, they were erased Friday when the Cubs made it official: Joe Maddon is their new manager.

Alec Burks' Contract Extension Will Pay Big Dividends for Utah Jazz

The Utah Jazz believe in Alec Burks' future and their ability to bring the best out of him. That much was made clear Friday when the franchise made an expensive —but shrewd —investment in the 23-year-old combo guard. The Jazz reached...Show More Summary

L.A. nursing home fined, cited after death of resident

The California Department of Public Health cited a North Hollywood nursing home after investigators found that staff mistakes caused a resident to choke -- and eventually die -- after being given medication mixed into applesauce.

Titans Alumni Cheerleaders were also in the Halloween ‘spirit’

Tennessee Titans Cheerleader Alumni/Legends Lindsay and Kerry prior to last Sunday’s game at LP Field Near the Tennessee Titans Cheerleaders locker room last Sunday morning, a group of women in Halloween costumes were standing in the hallways. Certainly they looked like NFL Cheerleaders, but did not seem to be identifiable as the current roster. [...]

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