The Masters Its Ownself

Dan Jenkins's His Ownself: A Semi-Memoir was published last week, which is as good an excuse as any to go spelunking through the back pages of one of our finest and funniest sportswriters. Here's a classic from the April 1985 issue of Golf Digest, anthologized in Jenkins's Fairways and Greens. Reprinted here with… » 3/12/14 3:19pm 3/12/14 3:19pm

Stories That Don't Suck: College Football's Greatest Game And Its…

From time to time, we'll select stories — old and new, sports and otherwise, relevant and merely sublime — that we urge you to read for one reason or another. Today: Dan Jenkins on the 1971 Nebraska-Oklahoma "Game of the Century." » 9/02/10 2:30pm 9/02/10 2:30pm

Hits This Year? Jay Bruce Can Count 'Em On Two Middle Fingers

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. » 4/13/10 7:00am 4/13/10 7:00am