No, The NFL Did Not Quickly Change The Rulebook To Screw The Patriots

America, say hello to Rule 9.1.3(b)(2). One of the NFL's newest rules, enacted this offseason in the name of player safety, controversially won the game for the Jets by giving them a second chance after a missed field goal. It was called correctly, but a misinterpretation of the rule by Bill Belichick, and a burgeoning … » 10/21/13 8:51am 10/21/13 8:51am

Esquire Writer Is Sad He Won't Win A National Magazine Award, So We…

We at Deadspin can't bear the thought of hardworking, important, tell-it-like-it-is writers being denied the pleasure of winning major awards. That's why we were heartbroken to learn this week that Chris Jones, a former blogger and current writer for Esquire and ESPN and the winner of two (2) National Magazine Awards,… » 4/03/13 2:40pm 4/03/13 2:40pm

A.J. Daulerio Is The Devil, And The Devil Is A Persuader

We're roasting our former editor A.J. Daulerio, who has moved across the room to edit Gawker, a paperless Hamptons travel magazine. If you have an A.J. story to share, or if you would like to participate in some other way, please email craggs@deadspin.com. Lightly sourced slander is welcome. Our guest now is Chris… » 1/06/12 2:55pm 1/06/12 2:55pm

No, ESPN The Magazine Columnist Was Not Comparing The Marlins' New…

You probably know Chris Jones from Esquire, Grantland, or his busy Twitter feed, but it's his column in ESPN: The Magazine that has ticked off legions of his countrymen. Jones, like the angry mob needlessly chasing him online yesterday, is Canadian. » 12/30/11 4:52pm 12/30/11 4:52pm