Back to School: Lunch Is a Problem That Comes Every Day

When you have children of your own, you realize for the first time what your own parents went through, things you couldn't possibly have understood when you were a child—and really are better off not having understood, because the knowledge would have been debilitating. There's the abyssal terror at having brought a… » 9/16/13 9:26pm 9/16/13 9:26pm

MLB Gameday: Braves-Nationals "Postponed: Tragedy"

In the wake of the mass shooting at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C. this morning, the Braves-Nationals game—to be played just blocks away—was canceled. It was a sensible decision that needed no explanation. Certainly not an odd one like "Postponed: Tragedy." » 9/16/13 8:00pm 9/16/13 8:00pm

Meet John Tomic, The World's Craziest Tennis Dad

John Tomic, father of Bernard Tomic, is a wacko. He fits nicely in tennis's fine tradition of belligerent, obsessive, control-freak helicopter parents. Sometimes he yells at his son. Sometimes he head-butts his son's hitting partner, knocking him unconscious. » 9/16/13 5:32pm 9/16/13 5:32pm

Bo Pelini On Nebraska Fans: "Fuck You, Fans. Fuck All Of You."

This is fun. Here we have an audiotape of Nebraska football coach Bo Pelini flipping his shit about both the media and the Cornhuskers' fans after a 2011 game. Why are we getting this now? Well, our tipster was particularly exercised by Nebraska's flameout against UCLA on Saturday, which has led to some awkwardness in… » 9/16/13 5:05pm 9/16/13 5:05pm

The Called Shot Heard Round The World

Excerpted from From Black Sox to Three-Peats: A Century of Chicago's Best Sports Writing (University of Chicago Press), edited by Ron Rapoport and featuring stories from the Chicago Tribune, the Chicago Sun-Times, the Chicago Daily News, and the Chicago Defender, among other papers. It's an excellent collection, and… » 9/16/13 4:44pm 9/16/13 4:44pm

Get 46% off the Micro Drone 2.0 with Aerial Camera 

We showed this deal to Deadspin readers last month, and it sold like crazy. The Micro Drone 2.0 can do it all – it flies up, down, laterally, diagonally, flip, and perform other agile mid-air stunts. It's the ONLY micro drone in the world with a built-in camera, and Deadspin readers can grab one for $74.99 – over 45%… » 1/30/15 2:19pm Yesterday 2:19pm

Snack Smarter with NatureBox: Delicious, Wholesome Snacks Delivered

If you made a New Year's resolution, there's a good chance it involved better health in 2015. And many people will attempt a complete overhaul and end up falling flat on their face a few weeks later. Instead of overwhelming yourself with a total lifestyle change, get a free trial from NatureBox, the smarter snacking… » 1/28/15 2:43pm Wednesday 2:43pm

Get 30% Off Revogi's Bluetooth Smartbulb 

Want to set the mood right from your phone? With smartbulbs, you can control colors, brightness, or even set times to power on/off. Many smartbulbs cost upwards of $80 or $100, but Deadspin readers can get 30% off Revogi's bluetooth-controlled Smartbulb, so it's just $34.99 + Free Shipping. » 1/29/15 4:01pm Thursday 4:01pm