2014 Sports Beard Of The Year: It's About Putting In The Work

Adding facial hair to the list of excellent things about track and field, mid-distance runner Will Leer has been awarded the 2014 Sports Beard of the Year. British blog BeardWatch bestowed the honors on the 29-year-old after a groundswell of support from track and manscaping fans pushed the speedster ahead of… » 12/19/14 11:43am 4 minutes ago

Taxpayers, Fans Winners As St. Petersburg Rejects Rays Stadium Deal

St. Petersburg's city council rejected an agreement with the Tampa Bay Rays that would have allowed the team to seek new stadium sites while providing the MLB franchise an out from its lease with the city that locks them into Tropicana Field through 2027. » 12/19/14 11:16am 32 minutes ago

Frank Caliendo Does "The Night Before Christmas" As 10 Different ESPNers

Frank Caliendo was on that radio show with the two guys with the same name this morning, and he busted out many of his ESPN impressions to read "The Night Before Christmas." At this point, his voices are so good, you'd think he locked up all these personalities in his basement as part of an elaborate scam! (We can't… » 12/19/14 11:06am 42 minutes ago

Testimony In Darren Sharper Case Reveals Alleged Use Of "Horny Juice"

Details are starting to drip out surrounding the alleged serial druggings and rapes that former NFL player Darren Sharper stands accused of. Testimony given yesterday at a hearing for one of Sharper's co-defendants sheds light on their alleged use of drugged cocktails, and hints that Sharper wasn't the only NFL player… » 12/19/14 10:45am Today 10:45am

Holiday Gift Guide: For Your Generous Party Host

One of the best things you can give to a friend who has invited you into his or her home for the holidays is something good to drink. But telling you to buy a bottle of booze would make for a pretty boring, if practical, Gift Guide. (If you do buy a bottle of booze, be a love and wrap it nicely?) » 12/19/14 9:59am Today 9:59am

The Art of Wrap: How to Spoil Your Kid Without Spoiling the Surprise

I remember how psyched I was to get my first baseball bat. Finally, something heavy and solid to break things with! Only one thing sullies this glorious memory of my youth: my dad's a terrible wrapper. The dude can't wrap a present to save his life, so he just...doesn't. That wonderful Louisville Slugger just sat… » 12/18/14 12:00pm Yesterday 12:00pm

Get Rhone Apparel's Activewear Tee: Ultra-Light + Durable  (15% Off)

Rhone Apparel has set out to make the most innovative men's apparel, never being satisfied with redundant design techniques and materials. The Durden 2.0, a slick, if downplayed, activewear tee-shirt, is a perfect example of this. Deadspin readers can grab the extremely light but durable shirt for just $58 and save… » 12/16/14 5:00pm Tuesday 5:00pm

Save 10% on the Perfect Weekend and Gym Duffel Bag + Free Shipping ($90)

Owen & Fred, the men's essentials company, has a single mission of designing high quality everyday products that are manufactured in the USA, and turning them into something more. Their "Work Hard, Play Hard" duffel bag is a customer favorite that Deadspin readers can get for $90, a savings of 10%, plus free shipping.… » 12/15/14 3:52pm Monday 3:52pm

Drugs, Chess, Books, Or Gambling: How To Fight Boredom In Prison

Leisure time, unstructured and purposeless, generally makes up most of an American prison inmate's day. Most convicts are just sent to the yard, where they socialize, exercise, play games and sports, and make their deals. Entire lives are spent in the incarcerated world, typified by the sexual compromises and » 12/18/14 3:28pm Yesterday 3:28pm