Striker Scores On Insane Long-Distance Volley


Today's soccer hotness comes from a Champions League match in Sweden, where Malmo's Magnus Eriksson launched a ridiculous left-footed strike from well outside the box over the head of Salzburg goalkeeper Péter Gulácsi. Malmo's keeper launched the ball into a scrum deep in Salzburg territory. Meanwhile, Eriksson was… » 8/27/14 6:13pm Today 6:13pm

"You're Gay?" Michael Sam Asked The Writer, And Then The Mask Dropped

Earlier today, we republished a profile of Michael Sam that originally appeared in Out Magazine. Within the story, there is a moment when Sam realizes that the reporter he's talking to—grudgingly—is gay. The mask drops, and you can almost feel his relief radiating off the page. From the story: » 8/27/14 5:44pm Today 5:44pm

Mike Vick Is Super Passive-Aggressive About Riley Cooper Not Texting Him

It was Michael Vick who publicly jumped to Riley Cooper's defense after the Eagles receiver was caught on camera using racial slurs. The QB spoke out in favor of forgiving Cooper at a time other players were saying they had lost all respect. "We had guys talking about knocking him out, taking his head off," Vick tells… » 8/27/14 4:47pm Today 4:47pm

Why Your Team Sucks 2014: Green Bay Packers

Some people are fans of the Green Bay Packers. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Green Bay Packers. This 2014 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. » 8/27/14 4:27pm Today 4:27pm

Warren Buffett Is Friends With A Serial Woman Beater

Like a lot of very well off athletes, Floyd Mayweather recently met with Warren Buffett to discuss his financials. There's an Instagram photo of them chumming it up and everything. Unlike most well off athletes, however, Floyd Mayweather is a serial and unrepentant abuser of women, palling around with one of the… » 8/27/14 4:13pm Today 4:13pm

New NBA Rules Will Clear Out The Baselines

In a memo sent to teams and obtained by the Associated Press, the NBA has unveiled two new rules concerning space around the basket stanchion and along the baselines that are intended to make things safer for players. But the association claims the changes were in the works long before Paul George's leg snapped like… » 8/27/14 4:11pm Today 4:11pm

West Virginia QB Clint Trickett's First Kiss Was Nick Saban's Daughter

Nick Saban is perhaps the Platonic ideal of the kind of dad that strikes fear into the heart of any boy foolish enough to attempt dating his daughter, especially because he could likely get away with murder in the state of Alabama. And yet, West Virginia quarterback Clint Trickett, who is playing Alabama this… » 8/27/14 3:34pm Today 3:34pm

Burger King, And Only Burger King, Wants To Be Canadian

Burger King Worldwide Inc., a chain of over 13,000 sad, ignored, tumbleweed-strewn burger graveyards in 79 countries around the world, has agreed to fork over around $11 billion to purchase Canadian donuts-and-breakfast chain Tim Hortons Inc., giving the new combined company ownership of exactly one brand that… » 8/27/14 2:42pm Today 2:42pm