The Best And Worst 2014 Summer Movies: A Grierson And Leitch Report

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If you ask the bean-counters, this was a disappointing summer: Almost every major sequel underperformed (Transformers: Age of Extinction, The Expendables 3, and The Amazing Spider-Man 2 were all the lowest-grossing entries in their respective series), and there were some truly ugly flops, most notably for Seth… » 8/28/14 11:55am A minute ago

Why Your Team Sucks 2014: Detroit Lions

Some people are fans of the Detroit Lions. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Detroit Lions. This 2014 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. » 8/28/14 11:42am 14 minutes ago

Yankees Catcher Gets Hit In The Dick, YES Thinks It Was His Collarbone

Francisco Cervelli took a foul ball to the dick in the fifth inning of Wednesday's game against the Tigers. In real time, it was hard to tell where he actually got hit and when the trainer came out to check him out it looked like he was grabbing Cervelli's shoulder area. That led YES analyst Ken Singleton to wonder… » 8/28/14 12:01am Today 12:01am

Centerplate Will Make Dog-Abusing CEO Volunteer At Dog Shelter

Stadium caterer Centerplate announced that it is forcing Desmond Hague to donate $100,000 to form a charity called the Sade Foundation "in honor of the dog he mistreated in the elevator." The company is also requiring that he serve 1,000 hours of community service working with "an organization that serves to protect… » 8/27/14 11:06pm Yesterday 11:06pm

Striker Scores On Insane Long-Distance Volley


Today's soccer hotness comes from a Champions League match in Sweden, where Malmo's Magnus Eriksson launched a ridiculous left-footed strike from well outside the box over the head of Salzburg goalkeeper Péter Gulácsi. Malmo's keeper launched the ball into a scrum deep in Salzburg territory. Meanwhile, Eriksson was… » 8/27/14 6:13pm Yesterday 6:13pm

"You're Gay?" Michael Sam Asked The Writer, And Then The Mask Dropped

Earlier today, we republished a profile of Michael Sam that originally appeared in Out Magazine. Within the story, there is a moment when Sam realizes that the reporter he's talking to—grudgingly—is gay. The mask drops, and you can almost feel his relief radiating off the page. From the story: » 8/27/14 5:44pm Yesterday 5:44pm