Report: Buffalo, Washington, And Houston Are Potential Hard Knocks Teams

Thanks to new rules instituted after HBO and the NFL had difficulty finding a team to appear on Hard Knocks, the league can now force teams to take part if they meet certain criteria. Nine teams fit the bill: The Browns, Redskins, Giants, Buccaneers, Vikings, Texans, Rams, Titans, and Jaguars. Most of those,… » 5/22/15 10:40am 51 minutes ago

Hyper-Violent Cartoon Westerns Don't Get Better (Or Weirder) Than This

If you get hopelessly lost watching the 2008 South Korean adventure The Good, the Bad, the Weird, don’t worry about it. You’re not alone. In fact, during the absurd and complicated horses-and-jeeps-and-motorcycles chase that ends the movie, some of the bandits ask each other, “Who’s that?” when another player shows up… » 5/22/15 10:27am Today 10:27am

Jihad Me at Hello: Tinder Flirting With Osama bin Laden's Love Letters

“I really want for you to be my wife in paradise,” a man once wrote to his beloved. Who was this Casanova? None other than Osama bin Laden, a name synonymous with evil. But can his words land you a date on Tinder?
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How Many Wins Do The Ducks Need Until They're Taken Seriously?

So what if these Ducks are for real? That isn’t meant to be an insulting question. They had a fantastic regular season, but we’ve seen that twice before, each time before playoff flameouts. They rolled through the first two rounds in the West, but they faced a pair of creampuffs. Their Game 1 win over the heavily… » 5/22/15 9:48am Today 9:48am

Start Building an In-Home Movie Theater With This Discounted Projector

Setting up a projector-based home theater might seem like a daunting task, but the payoffs are fantastic, and the projector you need to get started is down to $500 today, an all-time low on Amazon by nearly $200. » 5/22/15 9:15am Today 9:15am

Warriors Beat Rockets As James Harden Can't Get Final Shot Off

James Harden was brilliant all game, putting up a ridiculous 38/10/9 line without a ton of help from his non-Dwight Howard teammates. But on the final play of the game, down 99-98 with seven seconds to attack a scrambling Warriors defense, Harden inexplicably passed the ball to Howard, and when he got it back he… » 5/21/15 11:44pm Yesterday 11:44pm

Let's Take A Look At Andrew McCutchen's Pay Stub

Over on reddit, user Grassiii has posted a photo of Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen’s latest pay stub. Grassiii says that a friend found it on a recent tour of the visitor’s clubhouse at Wrigley Field, where the Pirates played the Cubs over the weekend. Let’s have a look (you can click the magnifying glass in the… » 5/21/15 10:25pm Yesterday 10:25pm

Lawsuit: Softball Hazing Drove Player To Suicidal Thoughts

A former softball player at St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia has sued the school in federal court, alleging that she was forced to drink, simulate sex, and was mocked for her sexual orientation as part the team’s hazing. The former player, who filed Monday as Jane Doe, says in her complaint she was “often… » 5/21/15 5:43pm Yesterday 5:43pm

Here's A Thingy Tracking NBA Teams' Nerd Ratings Through History

FiveThirtyEight has a cool interactive up today by Nate Silver and frenemy of the program Reuben Fischer-Baum, calculating the Elo ratings throughout history for every team in the NBA. I’m a sucker for Elo ratings, so I love this. I’m also a sucker for the shitbag Knicks, so I pulled up their chart ready to cringe.… » 5/21/15 5:02pm Yesterday 5:02pm

The Nats Are Making A Mess Of Their Uniforms, My God

This season, the Nationals have taken up the rather messy celebratory anointing of players with chocolate syrup. The Washington Post put together a explainer that promises “a comprehensive look” at the origins and impact of the ritual dousing of ice cream toppings, as well as instructions for “how you get chocolate… » 5/21/15 4:19pm Yesterday 4:19pm

Save 50% On The Sound Kick Bluetooth Speaker

The Sound Kick Bluetooth Speaker is one of the best portable speakers on the market - a claim Gizmodo has backed up, not to mention the 4.5 star Amazon rating it currently boasts. It usually sells for $100, but Deadspin readers can pick one up for half off - $49.99 (includes shipping). » 5/19/15 4:55pm Tuesday 4:55pm