Puppy Bowl, Fish Bowl, Kitten Bowl: Counterprogramming The Super Bowl

The over/under for the number of households that will tune in to watch the Super Bowl tonight is 113 million. There has never been a larger event in the history of television. What I'm saying here is you don't have to be a fan of football to tune in. People who don't watch this Super Bowl will spend tonight and most… » 2/01/15 4:20pm 11 minutes ago

Gronk Is The Best Tight End In Football, And The Patriots' Best Chance

Most historians credit former Michigan and Green Bay star Ron Kramer as the first "real" player at the position. "He was the prototype," Packers quarterback Bart Starr once told me. At a shade over 6-3 and 235-240 pounds, Kramer had nearly the mass of an offensive lineman and was quick enough to get downfield and… » 2/01/15 1:13pm Today 1:13pm

Do The NFL's Anti-Domestic Violence Initiatives Actually Even Exist?

As long ago as it now seems, it was only this past July when Roger Goodell decided to suspend Ray Rice for two games after the Baltimore Ravens running back cold-cocked his future wife in an Atlantic City casino elevator. There was outrage, but not enough to change the NFL commissioner's mind. He needed to see the hit… » 2/01/15 12:12pm Today 12:12pm

Boris Diaw Buzzer-Beater Attempt Beans Gregg Popovich

It's probably a bad idea to hit your coach in the head with a basketball, but somehow that happened tonight as Boris Diaw's poor attempt at a first-half buzzer-beater instead hit coach Gregg Popovich in the head as Pop headed toward the locker room, no doubt disgusted by the Spurs' poor play. Pop didn't seem to even… » 1/31/15 10:33pm Yesterday 10:33pm

Read Roald Dahl's Powerful Pro-Vaccination Letter (From 1988)

Roald Dahl – author of such books as Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the Giant Peach, and Matilda – lost his eldest daughter, Olivia, to measles in 1962. Twenty-six years later, he penned a cogent and gut-wrenching plea to parents, urging them have their children vaccinated against the disease. » 1/31/15 6:12pm Yesterday 6:12pm

This Claymation Beast Quake Is Almost As Good As The Real Thing

You know that free time you're wasting by reading this website? Stop doing that, and go create something even half as cool as this claymation Beast Quake from Instagram user azxd. Featuring the audio call from the real Beast Quake and defenders rising from the ground like zombies, it's the perfect way to get pumped… » 1/31/15 5:45pm Yesterday 5:45pm

Get 46% off the Micro Drone 2.0 with Aerial Camera 

We showed this deal to Deadspin readers last month, and it sold like crazy. The Micro Drone 2.0 can do it all – it flies up, down, laterally, diagonally, flip, and perform other agile mid-air stunts. It's the ONLY micro drone in the world with a built-in camera, and Deadspin readers can grab one for $74.99 – over 45%… » 1/30/15 2:19pm Friday 2:19pm

Get 30% Off Revogi's Bluetooth Smartbulb 

Want to set the mood right from your phone? With smartbulbs, you can control colors, brightness, or even set times to power on/off. Many smartbulbs cost upwards of $80 or $100, but Deadspin readers can get 30% off Revogi's bluetooth-controlled Smartbulb, so it's just $34.99 + Free Shipping. » 1/29/15 4:01pm Thursday 4:01pm