The Toronto Blue Jays Are Out Of The AL East Basement, Barely

The Blue Jays were so far south of their preseason projections that even after a 10-game winning streak they're still the most disappointing team in baseball this season. But! After a wild 11-day charge, they've gone from 12 games back in the AL East to 6.5 back. They're now above .500 for the first time since last… » 6/22/13 9:39pm 6/22/13 9:39pm

Chien-Ming Wang Holds Press Conference To Apologize For Cheating On Wife

In 2009, Chien-Ming Wang had received shoulder surgery that would keep him out of baseball for two years, and had just lost his contract with the Yankees. So he did what any one of us would do—he went to the bar a lot, and chatted up the cute bartender. » 4/24/12 9:15am 4/24/12 9:15am

Chien-Ming Wang Injures Himself Attempting The Always-Tricky "Step On…

Wang left in the third inning of today's spring training start after breaking down while attempting to beat a runner to the bag. It's funny, but it's not funny, because it was another non-pitching related activity—running the bases in interleague play—that turned Wang from a 19-game winner into a "give him a one… » 3/15/12 3:45pm 3/15/12 3:45pm

Friday Afternoon Fun With Asian People, With Special Guest Stars Neymar…

Set to jolly CONMEBOL rhythms, this is a local TV spot on Brazilian team Santos' new ad hyping their Club World Cup trip to Japan. Yep, those are Santos players making the slant-eyed gesture. We'd expect this kind of thing from one half of the Treaty of Tordesillas, but not both. » 7/29/11 5:55pm 7/29/11 5:55pm

Braving A Blizzard Now The Only Way To Watch Olympics Live

Because no one reads the newspaper, and SportsCenter's anchors are too perky for this early in the morning, Deadspin combs the best of the broadsheets and the blogosphere to bring you everything you need to know to start your day. » 2/17/10 6:30am 2/17/10 6:30am

Heck Of A Career, Jim, But Can You DH Tomorrow?

Because no one reads the newspaper, and SportsCenter's anchors are too perky for this early in the morning, Deadspin combs the best of the broadsheets and the blogosphere to bring you everything you need to know to start your day. » 7/29/09 6:30am 7/29/09 6:30am

The Problem With Wang

All right that's enough, people. Chien-Ming Wang (pronounced "wong," by the way) has been in the major leagues five seasons now and it has been well established that his surname is an English euphemism for "penis." Ha ha, very funny. » 6/04/09 4:45pm 6/04/09 4:45pm

Hank Steinbrenner Is Just Boiling Over With Ideas

Pity the poor New York media. (A group in which, it occurs to us with a start, we are about to be considered a member.) They're so wistful for the old days of George Steinbrenner that they're desperately trying to shoehorn son Hank, the slow one, into the role. It's not working. » 6/17/08 12:35pm 6/17/08 12:35pm