Wide receiver Anquan Boldin has unexpectedly announced his retirement from the NFL, just two weeks after signing with Buffalo. (Two weeks in Bills camp will do that to a man.) The 36-year-old Boldin leaves under his own terms, with a higher purpose in mind and the very strong possibility of a bust in Canton in his…
ANAHEIM, Calif.—Jordan Chiles is a 16-year-old gymnast from Washington that you’ve probably never heard of. She was too young to vie for a spot on last year’s Olympic team so this year is her first time competing at the national championships in the senior ranks. And when she was competing on balance beam on night two…
After untold, um, minutes of, hmm, some of their members, uh, wearing some wristbands, the World Umpires Association today ended their nearly day-long protest of “escalating verbal attacks” and will return to their regular attire, which in some cases might still include wristbands, I think.
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Adrian Wojnarowski and Ramona Shelburne today reported that the NBA is investigating the Lakers and Magic Johnson for potentially having engaged in improper contact with Paul George while he was under contract with the Pacers. The investigation follows charges being formally filed by the Indiana Pacers.
Texas A&M Chancellor John Sharp this week put the kibosh on a planned “White Lives Matter” event reportedly scheduled at the university by Preston Wiginton, a former A&M student and apparent white supremacist. That decision was met with praise today by A&M’s head football coach, Kevin Sumlin:
ANAHEIM, Calif.—Shortly after the men’s gymnastics competition at the 2017 national championships concluded last night, Oklahoma head coach Mark Williams noted that his Sooners had swept, and can you really blame him? Oklahoma cleaned up.
Jack Regenye is an outfielder for Kennett Square, the East Region team in the Junior League World Series, going on right now in Taylor, Michigan. He is also very certainly a Kryptonian, and thus has an unfair advantage when playing against human children here on Earth.
The Mets turned five double plays last night in a win over the Marlins, snapping a five-game losing streak in the doing. But that’s not why we’re here, my friends. We are here to delight in one particular double-play: the one where the Mets stood around the infield waiting for play to resume after recording the third…
It started with 2K Sports tweeting out screenshots from NBA 2K18 that included the overall ratings of the players depicted. Here is our man John Wall’s edition:
Here’s a new one: Greece’s basketball federation has accused the Milwaukee Bucks and the NBA of executing “an organized and well-staged” conspiracy to prevent Giannis Antetokounmpo from participating in Eurobasket this summer. Antetokounmpo announced on Facebook Saturday that knee pain would force him to withdraw from…
Before we get too far into this, let us remind ourselves that Aaron Judge is a rookie, and we should be just as patient with a rookie’s struggles as we are measured in our praise of their successes. Or, wait, I’m being told, yes, it seems we in fact spent the first three months of the baseball season proclaiming that…
Update 8/26: The Echo is sold out, but most of these deals are still valid until the end of the day.
Aly Raisman, 2012 and 2016 Olympic team captain and 6x Olympic medal winner, has finally broken her silence about the sexual abuse scandal that has rocked the national governing body of her sport, USA Gymnastics, in the year since the 2016 Games.
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A group of about 75 current and former NYPD officers gathered today in Brooklyn to participate in a rally to support Colin Kaepernick’s quest for a job in the NFL, reports the Associated Press.
I hope you appreciated your recent introduction to the future leadership of the Republican Party this past week. It happened in Charlottesville, Virginia, where hundreds of neo-Nazis and white nationalists marched under the banner of “uniting the right.”
The World Umpires Association today denounced Ian Kinsler and Major League Baseball for what it describes as a pattern of “escalating attacks on umpires.” MLB umpires will wear white wristbands during games as a form of protest.
The Dodgers, already comprehensively better than every other team in baseball, today gave up cash and a player to be named later for Curtis Granderson of the Mets.
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