Yet Another Challenger Emerges For Worst First Pitch Ever

So, here's the question: how much worse can these first pitches get? At some point someone is going to do something you never dreamed possible of a ceremonial first pitch, like strike oil, or completely forget to release the ball and fling themselves toward home plate. Either that, or they're just going to have to… » 8/27/14 12:44am Today 12:44am

Josh Shaw's Sister Says He Did Save Her Son

While the rest of the world tries to figure out just what the hell is going on with this Josh Shaw story, his sister and the mother of the seven-year-old he reportedly saved, confirmed his story. Asia Shaw apparently spoke with KABC, but the station only aired a brief audio recording and she did not appear on camera.… » 8/26/14 9:44pm Yesterday 9:44pm

John Daly Makes Country Music

And it's...not terrible? I honestly have no idea. Listening to country music is a lot like drinking fancy wine for me—I get drunk and regret everything—but I think this song of John Daly's here is not terrible. It's called Hit It Hard and it sounds like Bon Jovi with a splash of what I believe pop country music to be. » 8/26/14 9:24pm Yesterday 9:24pm

NFL Fines Pete Carroll, Seahawks For Contact In Offseason Practice

Pete Carroll and the Seahawks will be fined approximately $300,000 for "excessive contact between players during a June 16 practice," according to Chris Mortensen. The team will also lose two minicamp practices next season. Another report said the NFL Players Association looked into a possible violation after a fight… » 8/26/14 5:54pm Yesterday 5:54pm

MK Dons Score Gorgeous Goal While Bossing Manchester United

Milton Keynes Dons of League One—that's the league below the league below the Premier League—put a goddamn hurting on Manchester United in a League Cup match today, beating them 4-0 to the delight of nearly everyone in the world. Here is the third and prettiest goal of the match, featuring some deft passing and one of… » 8/26/14 5:11pm Yesterday 5:11pm

Why Your Team Sucks 2014: Baltimore Ravens

Some people are fans of the Baltimore Ravens. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Baltimore Ravens. This 2014 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. » 8/26/14 3:57pm Yesterday 3:57pm