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Yesterday, Barcelona's Brazilian defender Dani Alves was the target of a banana thrown from the stands at Villareal. Rather than ignore it or protest to the officials, the two most common reactions from players to this depressingly common occurrence, Alves did something cheeky and brilliant. He peeled the banana and…
An Arsenal supporter had his day in court this morning, about a month after hurling a banana at Tottenham star Gareth Bale during the North London Derby. I guess that's racial progress?
We thought this one was going to be cut-and-dried. We thought Krys Barch said something hateful and racist and unacceptable to P.K. Subban, and the NHL would come down with all its disciplinary might to show that there's no place for racism in hockey, and then we'd all move on. Naturally, nothing's that easy.
For those of you out there who are fans of yellow fuzzy balls bouncing off of clay courts, the French Open at Roland Garros begins this weekend. This is the favorite surface of Rafael Nadal and his exposed biceps, but those types of examinations can be found elsewhere online.