For a good chunk of tonight’s game against the Miami Dolphins, Bengals star A.J. Green had more receiving yards than the Dolphins had total yards. Were it not for a flukey touchdown on Miami’s first possession of the game, his 173 receiving yards would have outpaced them. Green has made the Pro Bowl in every single…
The St. Louis Cardinals beat the Cincinnati Reds tonight, as Yadier Molina doubled in Matt Carpenter to give the team a critical 4-3 win, keeping them right in the thick of the N.L. Wild Card race. Thing is, Molina’s walk-off hit might have been a ground rule double, which would have left the game tied at 3 with…
Tonight, officials called the Pirates-Cubs game in the sixth inning with the score tied 1-1. Heavy rain in Pittsburgh forced the game to stop for over an hour, and it was eventually called. The two teams are not scheduled to play again this year, and the outcome won’t affect playoff positioning, so there’s no…
This here is Michael Anderson of Division II West Virginia Wesleyan, taking the path of most resistance in for the touchdown.
Lady Gaga is going to perform during the Super Bowl halftime show this year. This led the Deadspin staff down a rabbithole. We’ve been Remembering Some Shows, and figured we’d open it up to everyone.
Abdi Abdirahman said he is “way more relaxed” at 39 than he was when he was younger, causing me to experience a mutifying, brow-furrowing dissonance.
A large group of Celtic fans waved Palestinian flags before a Champions League preliminary game against Israeli club Hapoel Be’er Shevae last month. This morning, UEFA announced that they would be fining the club €10,000 for the protest because it violated a UEFA rule regarding the use of political symbology.
NBA 2K16's ambitious attempt last year to get Spike Lee to run its centrepiece MyCareer mode (basically a giant singleplayer sports RPG) was a bit of a disaster. This year, it’s back to the drawing board.
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Cleveland Browns receiver Josh Gordon will enter in-patient rehab, the team announced today.
It’s been 11 years since Lance Armstrong won his last Tour de France. In the intervening years, cycling has undergone a series of reforms aimed at making the sport, above all else, trustworthy. Lance Armstrong became one of the most hated athletes of all time not because he cheated, but because his pathological need…
Cowboys defensive end Randy Gregory has been serving a four-game suspension for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy, and was appealing another 10-game suspension for an additional violation of the policy. Today, Gregory dropped his appeal and will now remain suspended through Week 14.
Liverpool haven’t won the league title since before the Premier League even existed, and for the last seven years or so they’ve barely even competed for the top four. The club was one day away from bankruptcy before being saved, a Steven Gerrard slip from winning the title, had one of the five best players in the…
Alabama starting outside linebacker Tim Williams was arrested early Thursday morning for possessing a firearm without a permit. Were it not for the existence of Williams’s totally real and not-at-all imaginary friend, Brandon Chicken, he might have been hit with a drug charge, too.
That fellow up there in the blue is Irish welterweight Steven Donnelly, after his round-of-16 win at the Rio Olympics. Looks happy, doesn’t he? No matter how the bout went, he couldn’t lose.
A train crashed into a station terminal in Hoboken, N.J., this morning, reportedly killing one and injuring over 100. The cause of the crash is still under investigation, but former MLB pitcher Curt Schilling has his own theories.