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Hurricane Katrina Anniversary Pieces: An Exhaustive Guide

Journalists are inherently sick fucks. Of course, we need to be—that’s how we get the news, and telling the stories of disadvantaged, voiceless people is just about the best reason to get into this racket. But there’s still something gross at the heart of the impulse to turn Tragedy into Content—even amazingly great… » 8/31/15 1:51pm 2 minutes ago

Courtroom Sketch Artist Seeks Redemption, Draws Tom Brady Again

Courtroom sketch artist Jane Rosenberg caught hell for drawing Tom Brady like a gloomy zombie in his Ballghazi hearing in New York Federal Court earlier this month, but when the Patriots quarterback returned for another hearing today, Jane was ready for redemption.
http://deadspin.com/tom-brady-look... » 8/31/15 1:27pm 27 minutes ago

Have Manchester City Really Wrapped Up The Premier League Title Already?

Is this real life? We thought it was something last year when Chelsea became champions-elect by the start of November, but sweet Jesus, we’re only four games into the new season and it already looks nearly certain that Manchester City will lift the Premier League trophy come May.… » 8/31/15 1:20pm 33 minutes ago

Today's Best Deals: Educational Kindle Sale, Cordless Vacuum, 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. » 8/31/15 1:15pm 39 minutes ago

Kirk Cousins Named Starter Over Robert Griffin III

We were all expecting Kirk Cousins to be named Washington’s Week 1 starter, because there’s no guarantee Robert Griffin III will pass his concussion tests by then. But coach Jay Gruden made the announcement today: Cousins is the man for 2015, and it has absolutely nothing to do with Griffin’s health. » 8/31/15 12:46pm Today 12:46pm

Judge Will Rule On Tom Brady's Suspension Within A Couple Days

Today’s court hearing—which Tom Brady and Roger Goodell were ordered to attend—was over in five minutes. U.S. District Judge Richard Berman said there will be no settlement, so it’s up to him to decide whether Brady’s four-game suspension for deflating footballs should stand. And the judge said he’ll make that call… » 8/31/15 12:30pm Today 12:30pm

Here Is The Trailer For That Will Smith Movie About The NFL And Concussions

Here’s the first trailer for Concussion, a very serious-looking movie about how Will Smith discovered CTE in the brains of football players and how the NFL tried to silence him with lots of mean stares. » 8/31/15 9:41am Today 9:41am

Look Away From Dan Snyder's Mess, Nothing To See Here

If there’s one thing the Skins are good at (and there may be just the one), it’s leaking to the media. After an ESPN report had owner Dan Snyder clashing with his football people on the future of Robert Griffin III, it took mere hours for sources to run to both local and national reporters and insist that’s it’s fine,… » 8/31/15 9:24am Today 9:24am

Darren Rovell Says Racism Is Okay If The Market Approves; ESPNers Flee

Darren Rovell, a commemorative gift plate from the American Enterprise Institute that somehow talks and writes and uses social media, went there just now on Twitter, and it’s a sight to behold—a service to the nation, in its way. While a market fundamentalist with a neuron or two firing would probably avoid… » 8/30/15 7:12pm Yesterday 7:12pm