Who Hugged Roger Goodell Longest At Last Night's Draft?

The NFL draft does gangbuster ratings, as football fans from around the country tune in to watch very large men embrace a very rich one. It's a Deadspin tradition to measure each draftee's hug time, and this year we've got a graph to go with it. » 5/09/14 4:10pm 5/09/14 4:10pm

Shaun Phillips Is Feeling OK Today Because He's Got A Really Nice Kid

Broncos defensive end Shaun Phillips was understandably upset after his team got destroyed by the Seattle Seahawks in the Super Bowl, but he took to his Twitter account after the game to let everyone know that despite the loss he's going to be fine, mostly because he has a rad son. » 2/03/14 9:59am 2/03/14 9:59am

This Photo Of A Kid Making It Rain After Scoring Is Just Adorable

This is Eli. He is five. Eli just scored a goal in a youth soccer game, and because he's awesome, he celebrated it by making it rain. One day, maybe, your kid will be as cool as he is. » 11/03/13 11:15am 11/03/13 11:15am

Who Hugged The NFL Commissioner Longest At Last Night's Draft?

We don't know if, as a child, Roger Goodell dreamed of one day being best known for embracing enormous men and then, later, taking money from them. The Draft Day Hug Era is at its peak, and like last year, we decided to find out who hugged the NFL commissioner longest. » 4/26/13 1:30pm 4/26/13 1:30pm

"Change This Face. Be Happy. Enjoy!" Says Ricky Rubio To A Bummed Out…

Man, why can't we live in a world where Ricky Rubio magically appears whenever we're having a bad day and tells us to turn our frowns upside down? Spilled coffee on your new shirt? Poof! There's Ricky reminding you that sea otters hold hands when they sleep next to each other so they don't float away. Totally blew… » 3/01/13 9:43am 3/01/13 9:43am

Eli Manning's Wife Will Soon Have Two Children To Care For

St. Vincent's is no longer, but there's no stopping the Eli & Abby Manning Birthing Center: the pair is reportedly expecting a baaaaaaby. (Knowing Eli, it was a low wobbler past coverage.) Peyton will not be the cool uncle. [NYPost] » 10/29/10 3:15pm 10/29/10 3:15pm

Out-Of-Breath Broccoli-Costumed Man Proposes To Lady At Minor League…

Joining the ranks of the other marriage proposal video we've posted comes this one from a recent Reading Phillies game, where a racing broccoli mascot won both the race and the heart of the fair maiden in the stands. [The 700 Level] » 7/12/10 2:30pm 7/12/10 2:30pm