We've proven time and again that sliding into first base gets you there slower than if you run through it. Chris Johnson joined that Idiot Club of first-base-sliders and ended the Braves' rally tonight against the Phillies. His punishment was an enraged Terry Pendleton getting physical with him in the dugout. »
Remember that old Nike commercial in which Tiger Woods did that awesome bouncing-ball trick? You know, the one that every kid within 15 miles of a driving range spent the next two years trying to duplicate. Well, a few Atlanta Braves players recently tried to execute a baseball-themed version of the same trick. Results … »
Zach Lowe on how Tennessee's "jock tax"
Let's make this clear up front: No NFL players are connected to last summer's shooting outside Orlando that left a 15-year-old girl with severe brain damage. But a house at the center of the case was a place where NFL players—specifically, former Jaguars and Rams receiver Mike Sims-Walker and Titans running back Chris… »
Happy August 9th! It's a day you should have circled on your football calendar, because today's the day that players have to report to camp in order to accrue a year of service. As dictated by the new CBA, any players still holding out for reworked contracts will have to wait an extra year for their free agency. And… »
Your morning roundup for March 10, the day that a big-and-wide guy gets called to task for playing fast-and-loose with his words. »
Yet again, a weak slate of games. So, here are four somewhat-relevant questions for amusement purposes only... »
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 internets to bring you everything you need to know to start your day. »