NFL Network's Charley Casserly Freaks Out About Live Broadcast

NFL Network analyst Charley Casserly clearly wasn’t prepared for a conversation about Jameis Winston this afternoon, freaking out about how the questions hadn’t been pre-scripted and apparently not realizing he was on live television. “Don’t ask me a question we haven’t talked about,” Casserly angry demands of host… » 4/27/15 4:52pm 8 minutes ago

The Angels Could Pay $76 Million To Make Josh Hamilton Go Away [Update]

It’s official: Josh Hamilton is a Texas Ranger again. The Angels will receive “cash considerations or a player to be named later,” or, in the common parlance, nothing. They will also send along an absurdly large amount of money just to be done with Hamilton. And they deserve to lose every zero on those checks. » 4/27/15 4:30pm 31 minutes ago

Jarrod Saltalamacchia Is Having The Worst Month

Jarrod Saltalamacchia’s second season with the Marlins has been cut short. After managing a .182 on-base percentage in 33 plate appearances this April, the catcher lost his starting job to rookie J.L. Realmuto, went on the paternity list as his wife delivered a kid, and was designated for assignment when he came back… » 4/27/15 4:10pm 51 minutes ago

What's the Best Fan?

In short order everyone will transition from complaining about how cold it is to complaining about how hot it is, especially me. A fan is a great thing to have around to supplement your air conditioning, or depending on the temperature, protect your electric bill from your A/C unit getting run at all. But which fan is… » 4/27/15 3:46pm Today 3:46pm

How Jason Whitlock Is Poisoning ESPN's "Black Grantland"

Two months ago, just after the end of a long holiday weekend, Jason Whitlock convened a morning meeting at the Los Angeles offices of his ESPN-backed black-interest site, The Undefeated, which is slated to go live this summer. Five days before, to coincide with the NBA All-Star Game, the site had introduced itself… » 4/27/15 3:23pm Today 3:23pm

I Can't Stop Drinking This Belgian Armpit Beer

Lately, when I find that the noise in my head has gotten a little too loud, I retreat to a corner of the website for a Belgian brewery called De Proefbrouwerij. I like looking at that clean, white machine, those blue, digital readouts: Something sanitary is being done here, something beyond the sweaty reach of human… » 4/27/15 3:20pm Today 3:20pm

Astral Years: A Seeker's Guide To Van Morrison In The '80s 

Van Morrison has recorded the song “Irish Heartbeat” three times in the past 32 years. It appears most recently on his new record, Duets: Re-working the Catalogue, accompanied by Mark Knopfler. The arrangement and instrumentation are renewed, too; the song is structured to feel more ventilated and relaxed, like a… » 4/27/15 1:49pm Today 1:49pm

Baltimore Orioles Exec Offers Eloquent Defense Of Freddie Gray Protests

Over the weekend, Baltimore citizens gathered to protest the death of Freddie Gray, who was arrested by Baltimore police weeks ago and mysteriously died of a broken neck while in custody. On Sunday, the peaceful protest turned and chaotic, and there were instances of vandalism in the area surrounding Camden Yards, … » 4/27/15 1:35pm Today 1:35pm

Today's Best Deals: Rare SONOS Discount, Full Frame Sony, and More

Here are the best of today’s deals. Get every great deal every day on Kinja Deals, follow us on Facebook and Twitter to never miss a deal, join us on Kinja Gear to read about great products, and on Kinja Co-Op to help us find the best. » 4/27/15 1:15pm Today 1:15pm

Alex Rodriguez Wonders How The Yankees Will Celebrate His Next Home Run

After homering in last night’s 6-4 win over the Mets, Alex Rodriguez is now one home run away from tying Willie Mays for fourth all-time, one home run away from a legal battle with the Yankees over the $6 million they owe him and don’t want to pay. A-Rod, if only by dint of finding a larger villain, has become the… » 4/27/15 12:47pm Today 12:47pm

ESPN, NFL Network Won't Report News Before The NFL Wants It Reported

ESPN and NFL Network both have rights to televise the NFL draft, and, as they have in the past, this year they will show the good and just Roger Goodell that they value the product he’s bestowed upon them by not allowing their reporters to tweet picks before the commissioner announces them at the podium. That NFL… » 4/27/15 12:07pm Today 12:07pm

Garbage People On Twitter Are Mocking Kurt Busch's Ex After Race Win

The Kurt Busch-Patricia Driscoll domestic violence allegations ended on a messy note. There wasn’t enough evidence to press criminal charges against ex-boyfriend Busch, but there was enough to assign Driscoll a protective order. Now, garbage people are using Busch’s latest NASCAR win as a reason to taunt Driscoll. » 4/27/15 12:02pm Today 12:02pm

Stephen A. Smith To Critics: "Grow Up"

ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith responded to criticism of his public support for Floyd Mayweather and his recent role as a Mayweather hype man on today’s First Take, claiming everyone bears responsibility for the serial woman-beater’s success and ability to become wealthy through boxing because “they could never be who they… » 4/27/15 11:35am Today 11:35am

How To Work From Home

Working in an office is a terrible way to spend your life. Everyone knows this. It’s why Office Space is a cult classic. It’s why Ron Swanson is a cult hero. It’s why tech companies stuff their buildings with ping pong tables and bean bag chairs and yoga studios, desperately trying to convince everyone present that… » 4/27/15 11:20am Today 11:20am

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… » 4/24/15 3:06pm Friday 3:06pm

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. » 4/23/15 9:47pm Thursday 9:47pm