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How an indoor arena makes an ice hockey rink

Here’s a glimpse of the process of how an NHL arena turns a concrete slab into an official ice hockey rink. It’s footage from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, a place that’s hard enough to get water (let alone ice). The process of putting the ice rink together is quite quaint, it involves string and paint and… »9/03/15 7:53pm39 minutes ago

Deadspin 25: Central Florida Is No. 1 In Our Poll Because You Guys Are Jerks

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. 1 Central… »9/03/15 5:19pmToday 5:19pm

Today's Best Deals: Waterproof Speakers, Folding Keyboard, NFL Gear, and More

Here are the best of today’s deals. Get every great deal every day on Kinja Deals, follow us on Facebook and Twitter to never miss a deal, join us on Kinja Gear to read about great products, and on Kinja Co-Op to help us find the best. »9/03/15 1:15pmToday 1:15pm

Scoundrel Mountain: The Sordid, Untold History Of The Pitching Mound

The modern Baseball pitcher utilizes myriad sleights of hand in his quest to fool and demoralize the slugger. Taunts, curses, incantations. Foreign substances added to the ball, including but not limited to urine and faeces (both human and animal) or reproductive fluids (both human and animal). Diving curvéd-balls… »9/03/15 12:58pmToday 12:58pm

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 12:14pmToday 12:14pm