How Kevin Johnson Destroyed A Black Mayors Group To Promote His Brand

The African American Mayors Association, led by Kevin Johnson, opens its annual meeting today in Washington, D.C. The former NBA star and current mayor of Sacramento has been the president of the association since its founding in 2013—when, as president of the Atlanta-based National Conference of Black Mayors, he… » 5/28/15 4:30pm Just now

The Time Barry Bonds Was Intentionally Walked With The Bases Loaded

Seventeen years ago today—May 28, 1998—Diamondbacks manager Buck Showalter made the decision to intentionally walk Barry Bonds with the bases loaded. It’s the rarest of baseball strategies, but it didn’t feel nearly as wrong as it might have: Bonds was, after all, the most fearsome hitter of all time. » 5/28/15 4:07pm 23 minutes ago

An Outstanding Hybrid Ale From Our Greatest Beer State

The entire Drunkspin staff believes very strongly in taking an ethical approach to beer journalism. If there is one topic that comes up over and over again at our weekly meetings, it’s meatball subs, and if there is another, it is how best to maintain the high moral standards that have made Drunkspin one of the most… » 5/28/15 3:31pm 59 minutes ago

Skeet-Shooting 101: How To Handle A Shotgun Safely And Awesomely

Guns make for poor conversation. Generally speaking, there are two entrenched ideological camps—aficionados and abolitionists—and any attempt to hold a middle ground is likely to enflame both sides. You, by now, probably know how you feel about guns, and this is, by no means, an attempt to change that. What it is,… » 5/28/15 3:10pm Today 3:10pm

I Raced My Hummer On An Actual Race Track

A few weeks ago, I got an e-mail from a racing instructor named Ron, asking if I wanted to get some track time in my Nissan Skyline GT-R. So I pondered Ron’s question for several minutes, and I really thought about it, and then a light bulb went off in my head. And this is how I ended up on a race track with a… » 5/28/15 3:00pm Today 3:00pm

Supercut: Daredevil's Gumshoe-Journalist Subplot Is Butt

Netflix’s Daredevil is mostly bad. Sure, there are some good fight scenes, but the corny story arcs and bad acting that burden the first season makes it a better fit on the CW or ABC Family. And nothing in the first season is more cringe-worthy than the storyline concerning a grizzled old newspaper reporter named Ben… » 5/28/15 2:44pm Today 2:44pm

Today's Best Deals: New Life In Your Hard Drives, Kitchen Gear, Futons

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The Best Entourage Cast Outtakes From Their GQ Cover Story

Earlier this week, GQ posted a big profile I did of the Entourage cast for their upcoming movie. As always, there was plenty of juicy shit that couldn’t make its way into the final piece, like Jeremy Piven’s thoughts on In-N-Out Burger, which are very important for you to know about. You can read many of those… » 5/28/15 11:05am Today 11:05am

$15: Get This Versatile + Compact Quick-Dry Micro-Fiber Towel (50% Off)

Summer is here and with it comes all the great sun and water activities you likely forgot existed during this awful winter. So WavesGear is offering Deadspin readers a 50% discount on the perfect accessory, their extra-large Micro-fiber towel, now only $15. Use promo code MT50DS on the second page of checkout. » 5/21/15 10:11am 5/21/15 10:11am

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… » 5/21/15 3:06pm 5/21/15 3:06pm

Charge Your Devices Fast With Solar Power From StrongVolt And Save 20%

Charging devices when you’re away from accessible wall outlets is always a challenge. Regardless if you’re a beach bum, a regular camper, or you just like hanging out in the park, a StrongVolt Solar Charger will keep your battery running. Save 20% site-wide with promo code gawker20. » 5/27/15 4:17pm Yesterday 4:17pm