Chance The Rapper And Donnie Trumpet's Surf Is All Good Feelings

A while back, Chance the Rapper, Nico Segal (aka Donnie Trumpet), and the Social Experiment (their band), covered the theme song to the PBS children’s show Arthur. It was a beautiful interpretation of the mantra you hear so much as a child — that every day can be wonderful, just as long as you believe in yourself—… » 5/29/15 4:02pm 39 minutes ago

Falcons LB Prince Shembo Accused Of Killing Girlfriend's Dog

Second-year Atlanta Falcons linebacker Prince Shembo has been charged with aggravated cruelty to animals, a felony, according to WSB-TV reporter Tony Thomas. Shembo is accused of kicking and killing his girlfriend’s dog. » 5/29/15 3:50pm 51 minutes ago

"Yes, He Was Touching My Butt”: On Working With Kevin Johnson

Yesterday, we published a story about former NBA star and current Mayor of Sacramento Kevin Johnson’s quest to destroy the National Conference of Black Mayors for the sake of bolstering his own brand. According to one of the people that his coup targeted, NCBM executive director Vanessa Williams, Johnson found time to… » 5/29/15 2:59pm Today 2:59pm

Tom Thibodeau Takes Everything Too Seriously, Including First Pitches

NBA writer Sam Smith wrote a thoughtful eulogy following the demise of Tom Thibodeau’s stint with the Chicago Bulls, and the article contains an anecdote about how Thibodeau, who gets caught up in an intense obsession with every objective, prepared for a first pitch at a Cubs-White Sox game right after his first… » 5/29/15 2:46pm Today 2:46pm

Four Minutes Of Josh Smith Being Bad Against The Warriors

Josh Smith wasn’t absolutely horrible for the Rockets in their playoff series against the Warriors, but he did have his bad moments. Someone compiled and helpfully annotated his blunders—mostly on defense, with a few bad three-point attempts sprinkled in—in a four-minute video. There’s a nice Easter egg for those who… » 5/29/15 2:25pm Today 2:25pm

Italian Paper Alleges FIFA Used Corrupt Refs To Fix 2002 World Cup Games

The 2002 World Cup hosted jointly by South Korea and Japan was already infamous for its horrendous refereeing, most notably two knockout stage match-ups involving South Korea. Today, one Italian paper has linked what was widely believed to be match-fixing behavior back then to this current FIFA scandal. » 5/29/15 1:44pm Today 1:44pm

All Hail Sepp Blatter, FIFA Emperor-For-Life

As expected, courageous leader, tenacious progressive, and upstanding citizen Sepp Blatter has won re-election as president of FIFA. His impeccable credentials gave him the overwhelming victory over Guy Who Is Not Sepp Blatter, with the first vote ending up 133-73 before Blatter’s opponent generously conceded to the… » 5/29/15 1:23pm Today 1:23pm

Bob Ley Sick Of The Farce That Is FIFA, Rips Up Agenda

FIFA held its presidential election in Zurich today—two days after the United States Justice Department arrested a number of its officials on various charges—but it had a few additional issues to discuss beforehand. ESPN’s Bob Ley, who sounded like he had been awake since the start (which would be about 4:30 a.m.),… » 5/29/15 12:57pm Today 12:57pm

San Andreas Is The Perfect Replacement-Level Disaster Movie

1. San Andreas doesn’t hit a single beat you don’t expect, and there’s comfort in that. It feels like a ritual, like a visit to a loud but harmless elderly aunt’s house where you know nothing exciting is going to happen, but you’re okay with that. Sometimes you just need some quiet time, no? This movie certainly isn’t… » 5/29/15 12:41pm Today 12:41pm

Today's Best Deals: Summer Grilling, Fresh Leftovers, New 3DS XL

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.
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Payback Is Mel Gibson At His Nastiest, And Therefore Best

After one viewing, I’m ready to call Mad Max: Fury Road the best English-language action flick since Terminator 2, if not Die Hard. It’s a motherfucker of a movie, a new benchmark in violent cinematic mayhem. I’ve you’ve ever read this column and you haven’t seen it yet, stop reading and go now. You owe it to… » 5/29/15 10:42am Today 10:42am

$15: Get This Versatile + Compact Quick-Dry Micro-Fiber Towel (50% Off)

Summer is here and with it comes all the great sun and water activities you likely forgot existed during this awful winter. So WavesGear is offering Deadspin readers a 50% discount on the perfect accessory, their extra-large Micro-fiber towel, now only $15. Use promo code MT50DS on the second page of checkout. » 5/21/15 10:11am 5/21/15 10:11am

Charge Your Devices Fast With Solar Power From StrongVolt And Save 20%

Charging devices when you’re away from accessible wall outlets is always a challenge. Regardless if you’re a beach bum, a regular camper, or you just like hanging out in the park, a StrongVolt Solar Charger will keep your battery running. Save 20% site-wide with promo code gawker20. » 5/27/15 4:17pm Wednesday 4:17pm