Nike's US Division Defeats Nike's Spanish Division at Company Picnic

Jesus H. on a medal stand. While you were sleeping, the United States and Spain put on an offensive show that impressed the inventors of fireworks themselves. Both teams combined for 225 points in a mere 40 minutes of action that moved so quickly that the paint on the hardwood melted. The United States won 118-107,… »8/24/08 5:00am8/24/08 5:00am

ESPN Headline Writers Probably Should've Opted For Something Less Chinky

Given all the insensitivity issues that have come up during Olympic basketball, it probably wasn't a good idea for to use "Chink In The Armor?" as their Redeem Team story hed at 4 p.m. today. Well, it's changed now. That's the beauty of online publishing; your sins can be vanquished in an instant. Unless, of… »8/22/08 6:00pm8/22/08 6:00pm

If The Snaggle-Toothed Ping Pong Player's Gettin' Some, Everybody Is

Or so that's the statement from Matthew Syed, whose eye-opening Penthouse forum-style article in the Times of London titled "Sex And The Olympic City" makes it seem virtually impossible for any athlete not to get laid while they spend time in an Olympic village. Syed is a former British table-tennis champ who… »8/22/08 1:30pm8/22/08 1:30pm

China Daily is Your Go-To Source For Soft-Core Olympic Smut

The Olympics are in full-swing and they're in China, so, you know, it should be a rather fascinating world event, if you're into fascinating world events. And we are proud to welcome back our Deadspin Beijing Bureau, our own trio of correspondents living in China and reporting on everything they see, Olympics related… »8/22/08 11:30am8/22/08 11:30am

Those Redeem Team Players Just Can't Help Being So Damned Charming

This smartly dressed-looking woman is named Stephanie Stricklen, a reporter for KGW Northwest News 8 in Portland, Oregon. For the past couple weeks, she's been assigned to traipse around Beijing and add a friendly, familiar face to her station's Olympic coverage. And just like track star Kara Goucher »8/21/08 6:00pm8/21/08 6:00pm, Stricklen had a…