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This Is Roger Goodell's Defining Defeat, And The One He Deserves

It’s fitting that Roger Goodell’s biggest failure, the one that could well end up permanently lessening the considerable power he and NFL owners have traditionally held over the NFLPA, was born out of the stupidest scandal in the history of the NFL, and perhaps all of sports. This is precisely the kind of defeat that… »9/03/15 12:14pm19 minutes ago

Remember Concussion Director Peter Landesman's Sketchy, Unprovable Sex Trafficking Exposé?

Emails released in the Sony hack reveal that Concussion director and screenwriter Peter Landesman altered his upcoming film, which seeks to shed light on the deathly consequences faced by NFL players after getting hit in the head repeatedly, to prevent possible legal action by the NFL. Landesman, a former journalist… »9/03/15 10:00amToday 10:00am

These Bluetooth Speakers Can Stand Up To Your Shower, But Only Cost About $25

Waterproof Bluetooth speakers are perfect if you like to sing in the shower, or even just need more time to clear your podcast backlog, and you can choose from two great options today for around $25. »9/03/15 9:35amToday 9:35am

Someone Appears To Be Trying To Hoax The Marlins President Out Of His Job

When the Miami Marlins sent Marcell Ozuna to the minors on July 5, there was more in play than just giving the slumping third-year outfielder a chance “to get his rhythm back,” as Ozuna’s agent Scott Boras said he was told. Whether Ozuna becomes eligible for arbitration after this season or next depends on how much… »9/03/15 9:17amToday 9:17am

A Who's On First Email Exchange With Hapless Skins PR Boss Tony Wyllie

Earlier tonight, the Washington football team released a statement on behalf of GM Scot McCloughan’s wife Jessica, apologizing for having sent tweets accusing an ESPN reporter of trading sexual favors for access. But just a few hours before releasing the statement, Washington PR svengali Tony Wyllie told both Black… »9/03/15 12:10amToday 12:10am

Wife Of Skins GM Apologizes For Accusing ESPN Reporter Of Trading Blow Jobs For Scoops

Yet again setting a new standard for franchise incompetence, the Washington football team has now been humiliated by Jessica McCloughan, wife of general manager Scot McCloughan, having to apologize for accusing an ESPN reporter of giving blow jobs for access.
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Here's An Impossibly Stupid Scene That Was Cut From The Concussion Movie

The Hollywood Reporter went to the crates and found a version of the Concussion script from back in May, before cuts were made to scenes either too much in conflict with a massive business entity like the NFL or too inaccurate, libelous, and badly written to appear in a major motion picture release. (It’s both,… »9/02/15 7:20pmYesterday 7:20pm

Deadspin 25: Ohio State Is Probably Going To Win It All, And That's Fine And Cool

Welcome to the Deadspin 25, a college football poll that strives to be more democratic and less useless than every other preseason poll. Leading up to the college football season kickoff, we will give you previews of the 25 teams that you, the readers, voted to be most worthy of writing about. Now, No. 2 Ohio State. »9/02/15 5:26pmYesterday 5:26pm