Gronk Is The Best Tight End In Football, And The Patriots' Best Chance

Most historians credit former Michigan and Green Bay star Ron Kramer as the first "real" player at the position. "He was the prototype," Packers quarterback Bart Starr once told me. At a shade over 6-3 and 235-240 pounds, Kramer had nearly the mass of an offensive lineman and was quick enough to get downfield and… » 2/01/15 1:13pm 47 minutes ago

Do The NFL's Anti-Domestic Violence Initiatives Actually Even Exist?

As long ago as it now seems, it was only this past July when Roger Goodell decided to suspend Ray Rice for two games after the Baltimore Ravens running back cold-cocked his future wife in an Atlantic City casino elevator. There was outrage, but not enough to change the NFL commissioner's mind. He needed to see the hit… » 2/01/15 12:12pm Today 12:12pm

Boris Diaw Buzzer-Beater Attempt Beans Gregg Popovich

It's probably a bad idea to hit your coach in the head with a basketball, but somehow that happened tonight as Boris Diaw's poor attempt at a first-half buzzer-beater instead hit coach Gregg Popovich in the head as Pop headed toward the locker room, no doubt disgusted by the Spurs' poor play. Pop didn't seem to even… » 1/31/15 10:33pm Yesterday 10:33pm

Read Roald Dahl's Powerful Pro-Vaccination Letter (From 1988)

Roald Dahl – author of such books as Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the Giant Peach, and Matilda – lost his eldest daughter, Olivia, to measles in 1962. Twenty-six years later, he penned a cogent and gut-wrenching plea to parents, urging them have their children vaccinated against the disease. » 1/31/15 6:12pm Yesterday 6:12pm

This Claymation Beast Quake Is Almost As Good As The Real Thing

You know that free time you're wasting by reading this website? Stop doing that, and go create something even half as cool as this claymation Beast Quake from Instagram user azxd. Featuring the audio call from the real Beast Quake and defenders rising from the ground like zombies, it's the perfect way to get pumped… » 1/31/15 5:45pm Yesterday 5:45pm

Timex's Popular "Weekender" Watches Are In Impulse Buy Range Today

Timex's Weekender Watches are the most popular we've ever listed in our Commerce segments. They're extremely versatile and come in a variety of colors, and today they're marked down to the $30 range, plus an additional 30% off with code WEEKEND30. [Amazon] » 1/31/15 4:33pm Yesterday 4:33pm

Marshawn Lynch's Outtakes From Gaming With Gronk Are Also Very Funny

Marshawn Lynch and Gronk played some video games on Conan's show the other day and it was great. Attempting to satiate an insatiable demand for all things Marshawn Lynch, Team Coco has uploaded a video of outtakes from the shoot, appropriately calling it "Marshawnisms." What's a Marshawnism? Probably something like… » 1/31/15 4:15pm Yesterday 4:15pm

Premier League Title All But Wrapped Up As Chelsea And City Draw

Sensing an opportunity for cross promotion, NBC broadcast today's Premier League action from Glendale, Arizona, the site of the Super Bowl. Though he was on site in London, broadcaster Arlo White made sure to explain to the American audience that, without any playoffs, the forthcoming Chelsea-Manchester City match was… » 1/31/15 3:30pm Yesterday 3:30pm

Get 46% off the Micro Drone 2.0 with Aerial Camera 

We showed this deal to Deadspin readers last month, and it sold like crazy. The Micro Drone 2.0 can do it all – it flies up, down, laterally, diagonally, flip, and perform other agile mid-air stunts. It's the ONLY micro drone in the world with a built-in camera, and Deadspin readers can grab one for $74.99 – over 45%… » 1/30/15 2:19pm Friday 2:19pm

Get 30% Off Revogi's Bluetooth Smartbulb 

Want to set the mood right from your phone? With smartbulbs, you can control colors, brightness, or even set times to power on/off. Many smartbulbs cost upwards of $80 or $100, but Deadspin readers can get 30% off Revogi's bluetooth-controlled Smartbulb, so it's just $34.99 + Free Shipping. » 1/29/15 4:01pm Thursday 4:01pm