Mike Tyson is apparently a big fan of tennis, as his daughter is an avid high school player and he’s attending the U.S. Open this week. He’s also apparently a big fan of ice cream, as he allegedly swiped an ice cream bar from a vendor this morning at the U.S. Open and never paid for it.
Washington travelled down to Tampa Bay during a goddamn tropical storm to play their fourth and final preseason game. The storm has forced evacuations, but if there’s one thing we know about football, it’s that it never sleeps. The game was moved up a day, to avoid the worst of the storm, and yet conditions were…
Being a home plate umpire is not without its risks. One of those is getting hit in the face with a baseball, which has got to hurt even with a mask on. Jerry Layne left tonight’s Blue Jays-Orioles game in the third inning after an Aaron Sanchez fastball caught him right on top of the mask.
Transfer deadline day makes for wonderful theater. That guy your team supposedly signed? Nah, he’s in Qatar. That Mirror reporter who insisted Manchester United were ABSOLUTELY going to sign James Rodriguez? He’s moved on to tweeting erroneous reports about some Spaniard who is not going anywhere either. This year’s…
The history of professional cycling has been one long march towards trying to find the most interesting, spectator-friendly way to present what is, at its core, kind of a boring sport. Over one hundred years ago, a French newspaper created the Tour de France as the ultimate endurance competition and covered it…
There are only three controls in EpiPen Tycoon. You can increase the price of an EpiPen by $5, reduce it by $5, or, in the rare occasions that the public gets too mad at you, deploy a few outrage-deflating special bonuses. The goal is simple: you, Heather Bresch, are the CEO of Mylan. You want to make as much money as…
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Well, Donald Trump went to Mexico. And while it wasn’t the comedy of errors we were hoping for, the trip was not without its high points. Specifically, the fact that Donald Trump sounded exactly like a man who’d been popping Quaaludes since dawn.
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. 12 Tulsa.
Millions of Americans are gearing up for their fantasy football drafts. And thanks to the scores of lobbyists and lawyers employed by the daily fantasy sports industry, DraftKings and FanDuel are back in business in New York and many other states, just in time for the start of the NFL season. For the price of an…
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ESPN’s Chris Mortensen was diagnosed with Stage IV throat cancer last January, and stepped away from his duties covering the NFL while undergoing chemotherapy. In a statement released today, Mortensen says his treatment has been successful, and that he hopes to return to work on a limited basis this year.
Did you hear? Donald J. Trump is in Mexico for a last minute, pre-immigration speech visit right now. It’s an objectively terrible idea for everyone involved—we can’t wait!
Che Guevara looks good in a beret, and Eldridge Cleaver had his moments, but today let us all take a moment to honor Real Motherfucking Hero of the People: John motherfucking Bogle, who has kept hundreds of billions of dollars out of the pockets of Wall Street greedheads.
Horses are the one inescapable fact of Lexington, Kentucky—home to BreyerFest, the model horse Comic-Con, an annual convention for one of the last hobbies nearly untouched by culture at large.