Pavel Datsyuk's Slick Moves Put Detroit Up 1-0 Over Bruins

Just 30 seconds before this play, Detroit goaltender Jimmy Howard watched Milan Lucic 's redirection of Jarome Iginla's shot/pass on goal harmlessly trickle through the crease. It was the Bruins best chance of the night and on the pendulum swing back, they were down 1-0. These things always seem to happen that way: a… » 4/19/14 9:49am 50 minutes ago

We're Really Going To Miss Mike Woodson Getting Pissed Off At The Knicks

The Knicks are done being bad for this season, so it's almost time to introduce a new coach. You know it, I know it, Carmelo Anthony knows it, Phil Jackson knows it, and Mike Woodson knows it. Steve Kerr knows it too, it seems: According to a report in the Post, Kerr "absolutely expects" to be offered the Knicks job, and … » 4/18/14 6:04pm Yesterday 6:04pm

A Treasure Trove Of Synchronized Ice Skaters Freaking The Hell Out

Remember the Starlights, the super fucking excited ice skaters that we couldn't stop watching earlier this week? If you enjoyed their enthusiasm, you will also enjoy this compilation video of other synchronized ice skating teams flipping out after seeing their scores. Synchronized ice skaters are my new favorite… » 4/18/14 4:05pm Yesterday 4:05pm

Cleaner Air, Smart Thermostats, Smarter Cars, No More Cable Bills

Today in Deadspin Deals: save money on your electric bill and your allergist bill, and stop paying your cable bill altogether. We've also got a 25% off coupon for one item at Sports Authority that you can apply to that expensive and/or rarely discounted piece of fitness gear you've been eyeing. » 4/18/14 3:15pm Yesterday 3:15pm

"I Haven't Had Any Affairs Yet," Said The All-Star's Wife, "But ..."

When Pat Jordan went to do a story on Dodgers first baseman Steve Garvey and his wife, Cyndy, for Inside Sports in 1980, he never expected trouble. After the story appeared, the Garveys sued Jordan and the magazine, and though the suit was eventually settled—and though the Garveys would soon be divorced—Jordan for a… » 4/18/14 2:55pm Yesterday 2:55pm

Boston Without Barriers: The Marathon Then And Now

Part of the appeal of marathons is their inclusive nature, the way they're accessible to both runners and spectators. It's a sport of the people, the steaming rabble, those straining sinew flinging their sweat onto those shouldering closer to holler or hold out a crushed and sloshing cup of water. Salty skin touches… » 4/18/14 2:51pm Yesterday 2:51pm

That World Cup Trophy You Bought In Chinatown Might Be Fake

Counterfeiting the World Cup trophy seems kind of pointless. A Cup-winning team receives only a single gold-plated replica. It's not as if anyone's going to believe that you, Joe Soccer Fan, have one of these lying around the house to impress company. Yet thousands of counterfeit trophies ready for export have been… » 4/18/14 2:39pm Yesterday 2:39pm

The Greatest Season In NBA History*, Brought To You By DeAndre Liggins

The play above—what looks like an afterthought in LeBron James's 61-point outburst against the Bobcats—represents the sole meaningful play of #14 DeAndre Liggins's season. Spending most of the year in D-League, Liggins was signed by Miami late in February and released in mid-March, appearing in just one game. He… » 4/18/14 2:26pm Yesterday 2:26pm