Double-OT Miami Beach Bowl Ends In All-Out Fight Between BYU & Memphis

It's a Monday afternoon, and thus time for college football live from an MLB stadium. Today's Miami Beach Bowl between BYU and Memphis may have been this season's most exciting football game—Memphis hit a 55-yarder to stay alive and then grabbed a game-ending interception to seal a 55-48 win—but it's what happened… » 12/22/14 6:17pm 56 minutes ago

Who Cares If Jérémy Ménez Was Just Fucking Around, This Goal Is Dope

"Well actually," pedantic soccer fan (but I repeat myself) begins, "Ménez had been offside for a while, so the 'goal' was"—yeah, shut the fuck up. Just look at the spin on that thing: » 12/22/14 4:30pm Today 4:30pm

Pats Fan At Jets Game Gets Nachos Dumped All Over Him In Fight

We aren't sure the context here, but it appears our brave Patriots fan—not only did he venture out to Jets country, he did so while sporting his customized team hoodie, which reads "God Maserati"—was being escorted out of the stadium by security when some Jets fans began to taunt him. Mr. Maserati chested up one of… » 12/22/14 4:14pm Today 4:14pm

Here's A Strong Ale That Tastes Like Cookies And Weed

Now that I've got a gift guide out of the way and a best-of list mostly under control, it's time to shift focus to the final installment of the lazy blogger's year-end trilogy: the resolutions post. I haven't made much progress on that one yet, but I do know that "Stop caring about dumb names and marketing plans"… » 12/22/14 3:59pm Today 3:59pm

Josh Smith Has Been So, So, So, So Bad This Year

Stan van Gundy has thrown Josh Smith into a volcano. Surely, this is the funniest thing that will happen in the NBA this year. But while we wait to see where Josh ends up next—the Rockets are apparently in the lead, but we all want him on the Mavs—let us remember that however well we think he might fit into another… » 12/22/14 3:42pm Today 3:42pm

Are NHL Teams Better Or Worse In Must-Score Shootout Situations?

Last week, the Panthers and Capitals set a record by taking a shootout 20 rounds, eclipsing the previous record (15) held by a November 2005 game between the Caps and Rangers. It was also the first time since the shootout was implemented in 2005/2006 that skaters were allowed a second attempt, which is only… » 12/22/14 3:29pm Today 3:29pm

Gary Pinkel's Outfit Blows One Player's Mind

The conceit behind Mizzou's "NFL Day"—the last on-campus practice of the year—is that players can wear whatever they want. And they wore everything: full camo, tinted visors, jewelry. Gary Pinkel got in on it too, breaking out the gold sweatsuit and sparkly sneakers. Keep an eye on the face of DT Josh Augusta, No. 97,… » 12/22/14 3:19pm Today 3:19pm

The 14 Most Popular Products of 2014, as Purchased By You

Another year in Deals, great products, user-voted Co-Ops, and gift guides has come to an end. Last year we had such a great time putting together a list of 2013's most popular products, that we've decided to make it an annual feature. » 12/22/14 3:17pm Today 3:17pm

Jimmy Clausen Diagnosed With Concussion After Taking Brutal Shot To Head

Late in yesterday's loss to the Detroit Lions, Bears quarterback Jimmy Clausen nearly got his damn head taken off by Ziggy Ansah at the end of a short scramble. Clausen stayed in to finish the drive, the Bears' last of the game, and now it's being reported that he experienced "delayed symptoms" of a concussion after… » 12/22/14 3:05pm Today 3:05pm

The Scientology Christmas Catalog Is Totally Insane

Finding the right gift for everyone in your family can be a real bitch. Your mom just wants a phone call. Your dad wants you to find a job. These are not easy people to shop for. But what about your second cousin who moved to L.A., got introduced to Scientology by an actor friend, joined the church to make… » 12/22/14 2:32pm Today 2:32pm

No Sexy Hangers: The Ask A Clean Person Holiday Gift Guide Rejects

Each year since I became a professional Clean Person—as opposed to what I was prior to that, which was a regular old compulsively clean and weirdly knowledgeable person—I've taken great joy from compiling a guide of holiday gifts to give to loved ones, clean or dirty. This year's version appears on Racked, where I… » 12/22/14 1:52pm Today 1:52pm

Rape, Murder, Violent Racism: The Weirdest McDonald's Ad Campaign Ever

So 28 years ago this month, McDonald's put together a campaign that would dominate the fast-food giant's advertising strategy for years. "Mac Tonight," a ploy to redefine the restaurant as a place worthy of serving you not just breakfast and lunch, but dinner, too, starred an anthropomorphic crescent moon/Jay Leno… » 12/22/14 1:24pm Today 1:24pm

Marshawn Lynch's Non-Answers To Stupid Questions Have Reporters Furious

Here's the last half of Marshawn's Lynch's curt, polite press conference after he ran off a play that everyone wanted to talk about. Without taking sides, it's easy to understand why reporters are frustrated that Lynch wouldn't play ball. It's also easy to understand why Lynch hates this shit. » 12/22/14 1:02pm Today 1:02pm

Pre-Order: 55% off the Limited Edition Code Black Drone W/ HD Camera

A few weeks ago, we offered a pre order discount on this limited edition Code Black to Deadspin readers. It sold out in 2 days. So, we've brought it back for Deadspin readers, who can get a pre-order discount of 55% off a Code Black Drone + Free Shipping. Want to get in on the drone craze? This is a good place to… » 12/19/14 1:08pm Friday 1:08pm

A Coach's Guide to Winning Without Scarring Innocent Kids For Life

Coaching kids often gets a bad rap. From the Little League coach dozing in the bullpen to the whip-cracking gymnastics tyrant who doesn't mind breaking a few youthful legs in pursuit of the gold, the ways in which coaches can suck are no mystery. But what if you actually want to be a good coach? Here, a few… » 12/22/14 12:00pm Today 12:00pm

Get 70% Off 3 Years Of Unlimited Network Protection from VPN – $19

As North Korea's hack of Sony has showed us, its hard to be safe online. However, running a VPN (Virtual Private Network) on your devices ensures that you're securely connected and protects your data. Now, Deadspin readers can get 70% off 3 years of VPN Unlimited's Premier Plan – $0.50/month for peace of mind online. » 12/19/14 3:53pm Friday 3:53pm