Make Your Own Soda, Cheap K-Cups, 60" Plasma, Tiny Drones [Deals]

It doesn't have the cachet of SodaStream, but the Mastrad Purefizz actually took home The Sweethome's recommendation for best home soda maker, and you can get one for just $45 shipped today. [Mastrad Purefizz Soda Maker, $45] » 8/22/14 1:45pm Just now

Report: Tax-Exempt U.S.T.A.'s Financials Are Shady As Shit

The New York Times attempts to untangle the mess of finances surrounding the United States Tennis Association and its executives, and what they found is ugly. The Times can't just come out and say it, but the inescapable conclusion is that maybe the U.S. wouldn't suck so much at tennis if the U.S.T.A. wasn't diverting… » 8/22/14 1:37pm 8 minutes ago

What I've Learned from Two Years Collecting Data on Police Killings

A few days ago, Deadspin's Kyle Wagner began to compile a list of all police-involved shootings in the U.S. He's not the only one to undertake such a project: D. Brian Burghart, a writer for the Reno News & Review, has been attempting a crowdsourced national database of deadly police violence. We asked Brian to write… » 8/22/14 1:31pm 13 minutes ago

Big In Jamaica: Why Reggae Fans Inexplicably Love Air Supply

Last week, English art&b enigma FKA twigs released her much-feted debut album, LP1. Born to a Spanish mother and a father of Jamaican heritage, and raised in the large Jamaican expat community of Gloucestershire, the artist also known as Tahliah Barnett is a backup dancer turned singer/fashion cipher/abstract… » 8/22/14 1:19pm 26 minutes ago

Daytona Rising: From Aging Track to Hi-Tech Motorsports Mecca

Daytona International Speedway is undergoing its first major renovation in 55 years. Its first ever, really. On a recent visit, we found out just how far 40 million tons of steel, miles of fiber, and an eye towards the future will take an aging behemoth—one that can swallow 14 football stadiums whole. » 8/22/14 1:06pm 38 minutes ago

Steelers Running Back Isaac Redman Ends NFL Career Due To Injury

The Pittsburgh Steelers waived running back Isaac Redman in October of last season after then-rookie Le'Veon Bell popped up as a more effective option. (Bell's now dealing with a different problem.) Redman didn't sign with another team after his release, but today, he said he never healed from an injury to his spinal… » 8/22/14 12:05pm Today 12:05pm

Complaint: Le'Veon Bell Had No Idea He Could Get A DUI For Weed

WPXI in Pittsburgh has obtained and released part of the criminal complaint for Wednesday arrest of Steelers running backs Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount in Ross Township, outside of Pittsburgh. Yesterday, just before they played in a preseason game against the Eagles, the two were formally charged with marijuana… » 8/22/14 11:01am Today 11:01am

Pitcher's Wife Calls Will Middlebrooks "Butthole" For Breaking Up No-No

A day after losing Cy Young candidate Garrett Richards for the year to a freak knee injury, the Angels got an unexpected lift: rookie starter Matt Shoemaker stepped up with the game of his life. He had a no hitter going until two outs in the seventh, when Boston's Will Middlebrooks lined a double to left. Mrs.… » 8/22/14 10:09am Today 10:09am

Bills Halt Practice After Second Straight Day Of Fights

We've reached that part of camp: when players are sick of wearing pads each day, doing drills in the heat, rooming with teammates and seeing each other's dumb faces every damn moment of every damn day. Scuffles broke out for a second straight day at Bills camp, leading coach Doug Marrone to bring practice to an… » 8/22/14 8:53am Today 8:53am

Snoop Dogg On Steelers OC Todd Haley: "Fire That Motherfucker"

Snoop Dogg, never one to be shy about his sports takes, has set his sights on Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Todd "The Todd" Haley. The Steelers lost to the Eagles tonight 31-21 and Snoop was not having any of it. He went on a motherfucking tirade about Haley and posted it to Instagram. » 8/21/14 10:52pm Yesterday 10:52pm