On Monday, Florida football coach Jim McElwain said he was not the naked man photographed straddling a shark on a boat. Today, the Jimmy John’s sandwich chain told Deadspin that the nude shark humper also isn’t owner Jimmy John Liautaud.
Sports are fun, right? You get to go outside, smell the dirt, use your muscles, hear the wind in the trees. It’s all fun and games until a goddamn bear shows up to eat you.
It has been brought to the attention of Deadspin’s Thursday night editorial staff that the blog somehow failed to cover the 38th Annual Drake Relays Beautiful Bulldog Contest, which took place last week in Des Moines. We apologize for the grave oversight and invite you to take a belated look at these beautiful…
Happiness, who knows. Joy, jeez, that’s a whole frickin’ thing. I will never have even the faintest idea about deep personal fulfillment. But you can make the minute-by-minute drudgery of life a little better. You can hang a bird feeder near a window, and fill it with birdseed, and have some pretty birds to look at.
Hello. The internet says that today is National Pet Day, the day for pets. Bring forth the pets!
This afternoon, the Rangers announced that second baseman and noted face-puncher Rougned Odor had signed a six-year, $49.5 million deal to stay with the team. According to the Dallas Morning News’ Evan Grant, the Rangers also agreed to give Odor a pair of nice horsies. Odor supposedly rides every day in the offseason,…
“Everyone wanted to get out of the car because they were afraid of the turkey,” said John Tarabocchia, dispelling any uncertainty about the scariest part of a driving a very fast car into a flying turkey. Not the blunt surprise of impact, or even the minor cuts the family suffered from flying windshield shards—just…
Astros shortstop Carlos Correa has an unbearably cute puppy; this is not a drill. Groot looks like some kind of husky, and he enjoys chasing soft grounders.
There is, supposedly, tennis being played at the Miami Open today. However, all the footage I’ve seen from the tournament indicates that some sort of benevolent reptile takeover is going down.
All Twitter could talk about yesterday was the big chicken. If you haven’t seen the big chicken, here it is.
This alligator was minding its own business, soaking up some rays on the edge of the fairway at the Arnold Palmer Invitational on Thursday, when golfer Cody Gribble went out of his way to nudge it into the water.
Right in the middle of a dang bike race!
At 6:32 p.m. EDT, Deadspin received a tip from reader Brad, subject line “I like turtles.” He promised a video of his aunt’s turtles, and boy did he deliver.
This is Olly, a rescue dog, and Olly is very eager to compete in the agility competition at Crufts, the U.K.’s biggest dog show. But eagerness does not always translate to competence.
“I don’t wanna get near you. I’m glad you got the fish.”
Scientists, in their never-ending quest to replace all fields of human achievement with our new insect overlords, have studied the best way to teach a bee to play soccer.
No one can say they didn’t see this coming. Well, the birds can.