The 100 Most Popular Deadspin Posts Of 2012S

We have our own delicate sensibilities about our favorite posts of the year. You can find them on many of our other year-in-review lists. But this isn't our show alone. Deadspin is a community, with lots of readers, all with their own favorites. So here is our attempt at democracy—a list of the top 100 Deadspin posts of 2012, measured by unique visitors. This is what you like.

The 100 Most Popular Deadspin Posts Of 2012

"They Won't Magically Turn You Into A Lustful Cockmonster": Chris Kluwe Explains Gay Marriage To The Politician Who Is Offended By An NFL Player Supporting It

Baltimore Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo has spoken out in favor of a Maryland ballot initiative that would legalize gay marriage. Yahoo has published a letter that Maryland state delegate Emmett C. More »


The 100 Most Popular Deadspin Posts Of 2012

Here's The Opening Ceremony Tribute To Terrorism Victims NBC Doesn't Want You To See

The major transitional element of today's London Olympics opening ceremony was a downtempo performance of adoptive sporting anthem "Abide With Me" by Scottish singer Emeli Sandé. More »


The 100 Most Popular Deadspin Posts Of 2012S

Video: A Couple Humped In A Yankee Stadium Bathroom Stall For About Three Innings On Saturday [NSFW]

Video right this way. Lots of male ass (beneath a C.C. Sabathia jersey), so proceed with caution. More »


The 100 Most Popular Deadspin Posts Of 2012S

NBC Aired A Bare Breast During Live Water Polo Coverage Today [NSFW]

NBC is actually airing live Olympics right now, as the Spain-United States women's water polo match is underway. They may decide to end the practice entirely and go all-tape delay, though, as an underwater shot aired earlier revealed a bit more than they bargained for. More »


The 100 Most Popular Deadspin Posts Of 2012S

What Happens When A 35-Year-Old Man Retakes The SAT?

I took the SAT a grand total of one time when I was in dipshit prep school. This was 1993. Like any other kid, I wanted to do well on the test, primarily so that I would NEVER have to take it again, but also because kids at my school were real dicks about their SAT scores. More »


The 100 Most Popular Deadspin Posts Of 2012S

"Take That Nigger Off The TV, We Wanna Watch Football!": Idiots Respond To NBC Pre-Empting Sunday Night Football

NBC pre-empted the first quarter of tonight's 49ers-Patriots game to show President Obama's speech at the Newtown memorial for victims of the Sandy Hook shooting. More »


The 100 Most Popular Deadspin Posts Of 2012S

American Baby Names Are Somehow Getting Even Worse

My wife has a subscription to Parents magazine, and the fun thing about Parents magazine is that every issue is virtually identical. Whether you pick up the June 2008 issue or the March 2012 issue, you're still getting all the same shit, including items like "567 fun knitting crafts to help stave... More »


The 100 Most Popular Deadspin Posts Of 2012S

Arrested Drunk Man Sings "Bohemian Rhapsody" In Its Entirety In Back Of Police Car [UPDATE]

Dude in the video above wasn't happy about being picked up by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police for being intoxicated. The best excuse he can muster is something about "brotherhood of men on the planet earth" before he segues right into singing Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody." In its entirety. More »


The 100 Most Popular Deadspin Posts Of 2012

This Looks Like A Fortified Sniper's Nest At The Super Bowl

Some photos with no backstory are making the rounds, showing what appears to be an Indianapolis police sniper checking out his post in the rafters of Lucas Oil Stadium in the hours or days before the Super Bowl, a post that would be manned when the game began. More »


The 100 Most Popular Deadspin Posts Of 2012

Some Jackass Made Blowjob Pantomimes Behind Home Plate At Wrigley For Nearly An Inning Before Getting Ejected

Weather delayed last night's Pirates-Cubs bout at Wrigley Field for several hours, and by the end of the 3-0 Pittsburgh win there weren't many fans left in the stadium. More »


The 100 Most Popular Deadspin Posts Of 2012

This BBC Interview With Chad Le Clos's Father Is The Media Moment Of The Games So Far

Moments after South African Chad Le Clos denied Michael Phelps gold in the 200 butterfly, BBC sat down with an ecstatic Bert Le Clos to talk about the surprising victory. More »


The 100 Most Popular Deadspin Posts Of 2012

Jerry Sandusky's Wife Nearly Ran Down A Reporter With Her Car, And It Was All Caught On Camera

Yesterday, on the eve of Jerry Sandusky's latest court hearing, Courtney Brennan of Pittsburgh's WPXI-TV was taping a report in front of the Sanduskys' house. More »


The 100 Most Popular Deadspin Posts Of 2012S

Is An ESPN Columnist Scamming People On The Internet? [UPDATE]

A few weeks ago, ESPN columnist Sarah Phillips concluded her weekly "Junk Mail" column with a question from an unnamed reader:
Rumor has it "Sarah Phillips" isn't a real person and this column is being produced by a ghost writer. More »


The 100 Most Popular Deadspin Posts Of 2012

NSFW: An Alabama Fan Teabagged A Passed-Out LSU Fan At The Bourbon Street Krystal [UPDATE]

Those of us un/fortunate enough to have visited the Krystal restaurant at the mouth of Bourbon Street in New Orleans know it's a place where the occasionally odd, bizarre, or criminal events take place. More »


The 100 Most Popular Deadspin Posts Of 2012S

Worst People Ever Catch Foul Ball, Refuse To Give It To A Crying Child, Are Vilified By Michael Kay [UPDATE]

An unfortunate scene unfolded in Arlington tonight as a pair of Rangers fans caught a foul ball tossed into the stands by Mitch Moreland in the eighth inning of Rangers-Yankees, then refused to give the ball to the toddler sitting next to them-instead choosing to pose for pictures and... More »


The 100 Most Popular Deadspin Posts Of 2012

"I Would Like To Extend You A Counter-Offer To Suck My Dick": A Rejected Jobseeker Sends The Padres The Best Letter Ever

Taylor Grey Meyer estimates that she applied for a job with the San Diego Padres at least 30 times since moving to Coronado, Calif. Initially, in the sales office; More »


The 100 Most Popular Deadspin Posts Of 2012S

Reconstructing Patrick Kane's Drunken Weekend In Madison, With Eyewitness Testimony

On Monday we showed you photos of a soused Patrick Kane in Madison, Wis., and then we asked you if you knew more about what happened while Kane was there. More »


The 100 Most Popular Deadspin Posts Of 2012

Was This Disgraceful Olympic Boxing Match Fixed?

Knockdowns are exceedingly rare in Olympic boxing. Japan's Satoshi Shimizu knocked down Azerbaijan's Magomed Abdulhamidov five times in the third and final round of their bantamweight bout yesterday. More »


The 100 Most Popular Deadspin Posts Of 2012

Reports: Kansas City Chiefs LB Jovan Belcher Killed His Girlfriend, Drove To The Chiefs Practice Facility, And Killed Himself [Updating]

Multiple reports have confirmed that fourth-year Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher shot himself at the Chiefs' practice facility this morning, allegedly after shooting and killing his girlfriend. More »


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