Lorde Finally Met George Brett

We learned last year that Lorde's star-making single "Royals" was inspired by this 1976 photo of George Brett. Worlds re-collided in Las Vegas last night, where Lorde's camp had invited Brett to come hang out before her show. » 4/16/14 9:37am 16 minutes ago

Here's The Guy Charged With Leaving Bags At Boston Marathon Finish Line

This is the 25-year-old Boston man who allegedly left two backpacks at the Boston Marathon finish line Tuesday night and got himself arrested for his troubles. His name is Kevin Edson, though he's now apparently going by Kayvon. He is, or was, a student at Massachusetts College of Art and Design. » 4/15/14 11:47pm Yesterday 11:47pm

US Airways Explains How That Plane-In-A-Vagina Photo Happened

Thanks to the New York Daily News, we finally know why the US Airways Twitter account shared an image of a woman sticking a model airplane into her vagina with its followers. The answer? Whoever was running the account was trying to flag the image as inappropriate and ended up inadvertently including it in a tweet. » 4/15/14 7:11pm Yesterday 7:11pm

How Long Is Every Minute Of An NBA Game?

The last minute or so of basketball games, college or pro, is going to take a while if the game's tight. But what about all the other minutes—how long do those take, relative to each other? Inpredictable played a riff on our NCAA tournament stopwatch viewing and ran the timestamps for every play in every NBA game this… » 4/15/14 6:34pm Yesterday 6:34pm

Mizzou Admits They Fucked Up Sexual Assault Case of Student Athlete

Following a school-requested investigation, the University of Missouri has acknowledged that they failed to properly address evidence indicating student Sasha Menu Corey had been sexually assaulted by a fellow student, an incident that appears to have led in part to her eventual suicide. » 4/15/14 4:39pm Yesterday 4:39pm

Brittney Griner Says Baylor Wasn't A Good Place To Be Gay

Brittney Griner came out early in high school, but while being recruited, was concerned that her sexuality would be an issue at Baylor, a Baptist school. "Big Girl, I don't care what you are," Griner said her future coach Kim Mulkey told her. "You can be black, white, blue, purple, whatever. As long as you come here and… » 4/15/14 3:38pm Yesterday 3:38pm

Why Do Most College Football Kickers Suck? Chris Kluwe Explains.

Time for your weekly edition of the Deadspin Funbag. Got something on your mind? Email the Funbag. Today, we're covering condiments, shitty kickers, parental responsibilities, jalapeño ass, and more. » 4/15/14 2:27pm Yesterday 2:27pm

How Nolan Nawrocki Made Himself Into The NFL's Most Infamous Scout

Nolan Nawrocki lives in the nicest house in a tidy neighborhood in Elmhurst, Ill., a western suburb of Chicago. When I visit him a couple of weeks before Easter, the windows are already awash in signage. » 4/15/14 1:26pm Yesterday 1:26pm