Viggo Mortensen Calls Cristiano Ronaldo A Pretty Boy Choke Artist

Viggo Mortensen—the NYC-born, Buenos Aires-raised Danish-American actor most famous for playing Aragorn in the Lord of the Rings movies—is a humongous fan of Argentine club San Lorenzo. His team has reached the final of the FIFA Club World Cup, where they face Real Madrid. As well as acting, Mortensen's good at banter. » 12/20/14 2:49pm 30 minutes ago

How To Make Eggnog, The Festive Holiday Booze-Shake

In the abstract, the notion that some people don't want to drink eggnog makes sense: diabetics, say, or the lactose-intolerant or egg-allergic, or those principled self-denying oddballs who prefer not to replace their entire body mass gradually with dietary fat and cholesterol until they resemble nothing so much as… » 12/20/14 1:51pm Today 1:51pm

Montrezl Harrell Ejected For Throwing Punch, Making Contact With Ref

Shit kind of hit the fan near the end of the first half of today's Louisville-Western Kentucky game. After a post-rebound scrum between the two teams, Louisville forward Montrezl Harrell tried to throw a punch, and apparently hurt a referee in the process. Shortly after, head coaches Rick Pitino and Ray Harper were… » 12/20/14 1:24pm Today 1:24pm

Both Of Lionel Messi's Feet Must Be Made Of Glue

Let's ignore the video of Lionel Messi's second goal today for a minute, and just stare at the picture above. That's the world's best left foot plucking a screaming ball out of the air as casually as a frog would an unexpecting fly, or Odell Beckham would a lobbed duck of a pass in pregame warm-ups. How does he make… » 12/20/14 12:17pm Today 12:17pm

I Think Érik Lamela's Got His Swagger Back

Érik Lamela was supposed to be the crown jewel in Tottenham's post-Gareth Bale transfer haul. After a pretty much nonexistent debut season last year, Lamela's looked a lot more promising this campaign. Just look at the bender he whales in from about 25 yards out: » 12/20/14 11:37am Today 11:37am

Cut the Cord in the New Year with These Discounted HDTV Antennas

If you're ready to stop paying the cable company $100 per month for channels you don't use, maybe it's time to cut the cord and get an antenna. Amazon's leaf-style indoor models have great reviews, and they're both marked down to all-time low prices today. » 12/20/14 9:56am Today 9:56am

Yaya Touré Is Back To Smashing In The Goals

It was a bit of a shaky start for Yaya Touré this season, and as Manchester City's best player, it's meant a bit of a shaky start for the club. But today's match against Crystal Palace saw him back to the position he's most comfortable in, finishing off a perfectly worked counter by bludgeoning the ball home. » 12/20/14 9:54am Today 9:54am

Jeremy Lin Wishes Kobe Would Let Him Shoot A Game-Winner

On Friday, the Los Angeles Hindenburgs Lakers actually hung tight with a Kevin Durant-less Oklahoma City Thunder squad. Down 104-103 in the waning seconds, the Lakers were cued up for a Kobe Bryant game-winning shot attempt. Despite getting a solid look from the left elbow, Bryant's shot was just off the mark. We all… » 12/20/14 9:06am Today 9:06am

Houston TV Station Uses NBA2K Screenshot To Report Troy Daniels Trade

The Rockets traded Troy Daniels to the Timberwolves today for Corey Brewer and a draft pick, and Houston Fox affiliate KRIV reported on it during tonight's news. They didn't use an actual photo of Daniels, though; they used a screen shot from the NBA2K video game instead, for some reason. » 12/19/14 11:54pm Yesterday 11:54pm

Emails: How UVA Stonewalled Rolling Stone On Rape Story

In response to a Freedom of Information Act request from Jezebel and at least one other news outlet, the University of Virginia has released a series of emails between the school and Rolling Stone. The emails outline how the school dealt with media requests from reporter Sabrina Rubin Erdely, who wrote the magazine's… » 12/19/14 6:41pm Yesterday 6:41pm

The NSFW Stages Of Super Smash Bros.

Human nature dictates that whenever people acquire new tools for visual expression, they'll use them to draw dicks. So when Nintendo revealed that the latest (and, quite possibly greatest) Super Smash Bros. would come with a level editor, was there any doubt about what players would do with it? » 12/19/14 5:50pm Yesterday 5:50pm

Save 10% on the Perfect Weekend and Gym Duffel Bag + Free Shipping ($90)

Owen & Fred, the men's essentials company, has a single mission of designing high quality everyday products that are manufactured in the USA, and turning them into something more. Their "Work Hard, Play Hard" duffel bag is a customer favorite that Deadspin readers can get for $90, a savings of 10%, plus free shipping.… » 12/15/14 3:52pm Monday 3:52pm