The Best Passages From ESPN The Magazine's 7,000-Word Feature On The…

You remember when Brian Downing teabagged a passed-out Garrison Stamp after last year's BCS title game, right? Of course you do, because the entire thing was breathtakingly stupid and cruel and hilarious in its own awful way, and you've probably watched the video of the incident a dozen times. » 11/15/12 6:24pm 11/15/12 6:24pm

Brian Downing, Krystal Restaurant Named In "Alabama Teabagger" Lawsuit

Remember Brian Downing? He's the gentleman alleged to have been caught on video performing a certain sexual act on a passed-out LSU fan in the hours after the BCS Championship game this year in New Orleans. (See our full coverage here.) That act, which the New Orleans Times-Picayune describes as "placing his testicles… » 5/10/12 12:10pm 5/10/12 12:10pm

Teabagger Brian Downing's Lawyers: The Murder Rate Is Too Damn High To…

Brian Downing, the alleged Alabama teabagger, has, since surrendering a week ago, found himself some lawyers. And those lawyers—Michael Kennedy and Miles Swanson—have found Deadspin's email addresses. Their words, on the sexual battery charges in New Orleans: » 1/26/12 6:22pm 1/26/12 6:22pm

No, The Alabama Teabagger Did Not Fly To The BCS Title Game On His…

Here's a fun detail about Russell County Sheriff Heath Taylor, second cousin of Alabama teabagger Brian Downing, whose famous nuts Taylor helped deliver into the law's hands: "Sheriff Taylor says he was at the BCS Championship game but did not know his cousin was there. The Sheriff goes on to say that Downing did not… » 1/20/12 11:55am 1/20/12 11:55am

The Alabama Teabagger Has A Mugshot

Brian Downing, the man who is accused of "pressing his testicles on the neck of an unconscious LSU fan," as the Times-Picuyane puts it, turned himself in to police last night and has been booked on one count of sexual battery and one count of obscenity. Here's his endearing mugshot. » 1/20/12 11:40am 1/20/12 11:40am

When Should You Teabag Someone? A Flowchart Explains

An important social issue has arisen from the debate around the New Orleans teabag incident last weekend: When is it OK to teabag someone who has not specifically asked to be teabagged by you? Sometimes, police call that kind of thing sexual battery, but police terms can be confusing! To help settle the uncertainty,… » 1/19/12 6:05pm 1/19/12 6:05pm

Brian Downing, Alleged Alabama Teabagger, Has Turned Himself In

The Russell County, Ala., sheriff says Brian Downing—the man we identified this morning as the Alabama teabagger—visited the sheriff's office this afternoon with his attorney and spoke by phone with the New Orleans police detective investigating the teabagging incident. » 1/19/12 3:51pm 1/19/12 3:51pm

Is This The Alabama Teabagger? [UPDATE]

A tipster told us the other day that the assailant in the Krystal teabagging incident—a "sexual battery," as far as New Orleans police are concerned—was a man named Brian Downing from Phenix City, Ala. We think we've found him. » 1/19/12 10:50am 1/19/12 10:50am

New Orleans Police Are Officially Looking For The Teabagger

New Orleans cops now believe an act of sexual battery has occurred in the Krystal teabagging incident, and are seeking the public's help in finding a "person of interest." WWL has the full wanted poster, while the Times-Picayune reports police won't say if the victim is cooperating. WVUE in New Orleans spoke with Baton… » 1/18/12 6:20pm 1/18/12 6:20pm

WKRG Admits On-Air That Yes, Our Sports Director's Son Is In The…

Randy Patrick was mysteriously absent from tonight's 10:00 news on WKRG in Mobile, but anchor Mel Showers stood in and briefly noted that as we reported on Deadspin earlier today, Randy's son Patrick Setterstrom is a co-star of the now-famous video of the Alabama teabagging incident. » 1/18/12 12:02am 1/18/12 12:02am

Alabama TV Station Airs Teabagging Video That Features The Son Of The…

Mobile, Ala.'s WKRG opened its 10 p.m. newscast with the video of an Alabama fan teabagging an LSU fan at the Bourbon Street Krystal after the BCS title game. What WKRG failed to mention is that one of the stars of the video is none other than Patrick Setterstrom, a recent college grad and son of the station's sports… » 1/17/12 4:19pm 1/17/12 4:19pm

NSFW: An Alabama Fan Teabagged A Passed-Out LSU Fan At The Bourbon…

Those of us un/fortunate enough to have visited the Krystal restaurant at the mouth of Bourbon Street in New Orleans know it's a place where the occasionally odd, bizarre, or criminal events take place. We don't know which of these this incident is, if not all three. That's especially given that some people are… » 1/15/12 3:10pm 1/15/12 3:10pm