The Quiet Century: How Osama Bin Laden Destroyed Baseball 

Reader: As you undoubtedly know, the play-offs will soon be upon us. These are heady days; days that call for reflection, reflection upon both our future and, yes, reader, our past. But before I unveil yet another world-historical revelation, I would like to take a moment to offer my readers a clarification of my… »10/06/15 2:19pm25 minutes ago

The Cubs Might Have Screwed Themselves By Screwing Kris Bryant

This Wednesday, the Cubs play the Pirates in the NL wildcard game. The game is in Pittsburgh, but it’s worth noting that the Cubs finished one win away from hosting it themselves. The slimness of that margin should send Cubs fans back to April, when their front office decided to detain Kris Bryant for a few games in… »10/06/15 1:52pm52 minutes ago

Arizona State Reminds Fans: We Don't Trust You To Not Use Blackface, So Please Don't Paint Your Faces 

Arizona State football will hold its annual blackout game against Colorado this Saturday, so students and fans will dress in all black and throw off the opponent because a stadium full of fans wearing the same thing always rattles opponents who can’t handle color coordination. The university’s preemptively asking fans… »10/06/15 1:10pmToday 1:10pm

University Official Chided After Sending Students Sexy Deadspin Article on Female Orgasm

Jude Legiste, a dorm director at University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, has been reprimanded after sending a sexually explicit article about helping women reach sexual climax to the nearly 300 students who live in his hall, with the subject line, “You Gone Learn Today!!” »10/06/15 11:35amToday 11:35am

Michael Bennett Crashes Postgame Interview To Demand Kam Chancellor Be Paid

Since returning from his holdout, Seahawks safety Kam Chancellor hasn’t done anything but lead an outright destruction of the Chicago Bears and save his teammates’ asses with one of the more brilliant individual efforts you’ll ever see on a defensive play. In other words, it’s been a good two weeks for Chancellor, and… »10/06/15 11:18amToday 11:18am

Cleancast: Seriously, Stop Swiffering

On this episode of the official Ask a Clean Person podcast, Adam Clark Estes of Gizmodo joined me to talk about our mutual hatred of those blasted Swiffers. Back in July, Adam wrote a wonderful post entitled “Stop Swiffering,” so I asked him to come hang out in the studio to talk some trash about you-know-what and… »10/06/15 10:08amToday 10:08am

Start Your Eneloop Collection With a Power Pack, Now Cheaper Than Ever Before

One day, all of the small electronics in our homes will run off built-in batteries and ubiquitous wireless charging, but until then, Eneloops are the best option we have. You named these your favorite rechargeable batteries by a mile in a recent Kinja Co-Op, and they’re by far the best selling batteries we’ve posted. »10/06/15 9:35amToday 9:35am