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Report: Bills GM "Went Rogue" In Cutting Fred Jackson

It didn’t come entirely as a surprise when the Bills released Fred Jackson on Sunday. Preseason rosters had be cut down by Tuesday, and the NFL’s oldest running back didn’t figure to pick up a lot of touches behind newly-acquired LeSean McCoy. Still, over his nine-year career in Buffalo Fred Jackson became an… » 9/02/15 12:10am 35 minutes ago

32 Years Later, Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka Charged With Girlfriend's Death 

Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka was charged today with one count of third-degree murder and one count of involuntary manslaughter in the bizarre 1983 death of his girlfriend, Nancy Argentino. Until today, no charges ever had been brought in the case. » 9/01/15 10:08pm Yesterday 10:08pm

Your Most Heinous Stories of Role-Playing Games Gone Wrong

Everybody loves role-playing games (unless you’re irrationally worried about Satan.) Escaping into a fantasy world, surrounded by like-minded nerds, is just the best thing ever. Except when it isn’t, because someone is deciding to be a total Gelatinous Cube. Here are some of your worst RPG horror stories. » 9/01/15 9:02pm Yesterday 9:02pm

Mad Max: The Kotaku Review

A little more than 10 years ago, not long after I quit my job to become a freelance writer, a colleague warned me that sometimes the work could be grueling and unrewarding. “I want to talk to you when you’re writing a story only for money,” he said. It took a decade, but I finally found that assignment: reviewing Mad… » 9/01/15 6:34pm Yesterday 6:34pm

RGIII Almost Saved Washington, And Then He Didn't

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Curt Schilling Emails Blogger To Clarify His Thoughts On Nazis And Muslims

ESPN revoked Little League World Series broadcast privileges from baseball analyst/borderline Hall of Famer Curt Schilling after he shared some questionable stats about Nazis and Muslims to his Twitter followers. Schilling isn’t taking his break quietly, however. Today, he sent a long email to Dan Levy of Awful… » 9/01/15 5:45pm Yesterday 5:45pm

The Royals Have Chickenpox

Two Royals players have been infected with chickenpox and have been quarantined, and the team is monitoring other potentially at-risk players. It’s sort of funny—it’s the last thing you’d expect a ballplayer to miss extended time for—but it can seriously affect adults, and with the playoffs a month away, the Royals… » 9/01/15 5:35pm Yesterday 5:35pm

Deadspin 25: Marcus Mariota's Gone, But Oregon Can Still Be Fun

Welcome to the Deadspin 25, a college football poll that strives to be more democratic and less useless than every other preseason poll. Leading up to the college football season kickoff, we will give you previews of the 25 teams that you, the readers, voted to be most worthy of writing about. Now, No. 3 Oregon. » 9/01/15 5:27pm Yesterday 5:27pm

Deadspin 25: This Could Be A Good Year For Everyone Who Hates Alabama 

Welcome to the Deadspin 25, a college football poll that strives to be more democratic and less useless than every other preseason poll. Leading up to the college football season kickoff, we will give you previews of the 25 teams that you, the readers, voted to be most worthy of writing about. Now, No. 4 Alabama. » 9/01/15 3:58pm Yesterday 3:58pm

Kool Keith's Relaxing Guide To Wine

Beloved as a hip-hop eccentric, Kool Keith is best known for traveling at the speed of thought with the Ultramagnetic MC’s and, as a solo artist, embracing a wide range of brilliant personas, from Dr. Octagon to Black Elvis to Clean Man. Another of those characters goes by the name of Fly Ricky the Wine Taster, who… » 9/01/15 2:25pm Yesterday 2:25pm

Shut Up About Tom Brady's Legacy

Here’s a true sentence packed with enough ridiculousness to blast a person across the room like a cannon: a U.S. District Court ruling is anticipated today or tomorrow on whether one of the NFL’s all-time greatest players can be penalized for having general knowledge that some footballs were at some point fractionally… » 9/01/15 2:10pm Yesterday 2:10pm