Ray McDonald Arrested Again, For Allegedly Violating Restraining Order

Former Chicago Bears and San Francisco 49ers defensive end Ray McDonald was arrested this evening by Santa Clara (Calif.) police for violating a restraining order. The restraining order was issued in connection with an incident that occurred two days ago, when McDonald was arrested on misdemeanor domestic violence and… » 5/27/15 10:03pm 29 minutes ago

I Fooled Millions Into Thinking Chocolate Helps Weight Loss. Here's How.

“Slim by Chocolate!” the headlines blared. A team of German researchers had found that people on a low-carb diet lost weight 10 percent faster if they ate a chocolate bar every day. It made the front page of Bild, Europe’s largest daily newspaper, just beneath their update about the Germanwings crash. From there, it… » 5/27/15 6:26pm Today 6:26pm

Immaculate Reception: How to Be the Perfect Party Guest

Some people are great at parties—they know exactly when to arrive, how much to drink, and, most importantly, when to leave. Me, I’ve arrived so early I’ve had to devein shrimp, I’ve laughed wet bursts of wine onto people’s faces, I’ve tucked hosts into bed at evening’s end. » 5/27/15 4:40pm Today 4:40pm

Some Ideas For FIFA 16's Box Art

The corruption scandal rocking FIFA since last night has produced plenty of jokes at the expense of the world’s leading football/soccer organization. It also produced some unlikely cover ideas for this year’s edition of the FIFA video game, too. Hard to see EA picking any of these, though. » 5/27/15 4:26pm Today 4:26pm

Incoming Baseball Scares The Bejesus Out Of Manchester City's Joe Hart

Manchester City are in Toronto right now on a postseason panhandling tour, and they took some time to try their hands at some of those whacky American sports. Three of them joined up with “baseball legend” (??) José Bautista to take some cuts in the batting cage. Most came off fine enough, except for the scaredy-cat,… » 5/27/15 3:25pm Today 3:25pm

America's Most Tasteful $2 Buzz

Most of my family’s grocery-shopping responsibility falls on my sloping, underoccupied shoulders, which is more than fair given that my wife bears the brunt of the making-sure-we-can-afford-to-eat duty. (As for the cat, it’s a cat.) Being both a grocery shopper and a professional rater of things, I can’t help but form… » 5/27/15 2:56pm Today 2:56pm

American CONCACAF Exec Who Ratted Out FIFA To FBI Was Just As Corrupt

The source of much of the information the Department of Justice accumulated on its way to sledgehammering FIFA is one man: Chuck Blazer, former CONCACAF bigwig, member of Sepp Blatter’s inner circle, and eventual FBI informant. » 5/27/15 2:18pm Today 2:18pm

$15: Get This Versatile + Compact Quick-Dry Micro-Fiber Towel (50% Off)

Summer is here and with it comes all the great sun and water activities you likely forgot existed during this awful winter. So WavesGear is offering Deadspin readers a 50% discount on the perfect accessory, their extra-large Micro-fiber towel, now only $15. Use promo code MT50DS on the second page of checkout. » 5/21/15 10:11am 5/21/15 10:11am

Dollar Shave Club Delivers You Fresh Razors for a Few Bucks a Month

It’s no secret that shaving with a fresh razor blade feels great. But razor prices are so high people try to make their blades last for weeks at a time. Doing so causes cuts, skin irritation, and generally painful shaves. But with Dollar Shave Club you can always get a smooth shave with a fresh razor because they… » 5/21/15 3:06pm 5/21/15 3:06pm

This is the Only Magic Trick You'll Ever Need to Know

You’re never going to be a famous magician, or even a not so famous one, and that’s ok — you don’t look good in top hats anyway, because nobody does. But here’s the thing: people love magic. Children love magic, grown-ups love magic, women you’re trying to impress love magic. You should probably know a little bit of… » 5/27/15 12:00pm Today 12:00pm

Save Over $100 On This Retro Style Bluetooth Speaker 

Looking for a bluetooth speaker with a little class? Not only does the Veho M6 feature spectacular sound, it comes in a distinctly retro style complete with brushed aluminum and a vintage leather strap. It usually runs for $180, but Deadspin readers can save 66% with code DSVEHO5. » 5/22/15 1:28am Friday 1:28am