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How Many Katrina Retrospectives Are Too Many?

It’s been 10 years since Hurricane Katrina, and you probably already know this is because seven million writers all descended upon the town this summer to craft their own meditations on what it all MEANS. The most notable of these pieces was the 25,000-word (!) epic written by Wright Thompson that will take up the… » 8/27/15 4:34pm Thursday 4:34pm

Geno Smith Got His Face Caved In Because He’s A Poor Leader

The moment word got out that Geno Smith had his jaw broken in two places by a teammate, you KNEW there would be takes. You KNEW that a one-sided fight would become twisted into a referendum on Smith’s leadership. And so it has come to pass. God bless you, Jason Whitlock. God bless you, Rich Cimini. God bless you,… » 8/12/15 2:42pm 8/12/15 2:42pm

Tom Brady Lied And Killed Babies With His Lies

It’s the day after the NFL’s bombshell revelation—all revelations must be BOMBSHELL—that Tom Brady destroyed his cell phone before NFL investigators could get their hands on it and use it to expose his plots. But he destroyed more than just his cell phone that day, fair reader … HE DESTROYED OUR NATIONAL INNOCENCE. » 7/29/15 4:31pm 7/29/15 4:31pm

Chris Broussard Is ESPN’s Favorite Kind Of Shitty

Between fucking up his report on the DeAndre Jordan saga and beefing with co-workers about the chastity of Russell Wilson, last week was quite a week for ESPN reporter and self-proclaimed “thought leader” Chris Broussard. With ESPN tightening its belt and sending away expensive, outspoken talent like Keith Olbermann… » 7/13/15 2:35pm 7/13/15 2:35pm

People Who Hate Air Conditioning Are Commie Assholes

It’s summer again, which means it’s time for a whole new round of dirty hippie assholes smarming up the Internet with their anti-air conditioning takes. Even the Pope got in on it. NOT COOL, COOL POPE. Anyway, these air conditioning shamers are a scourge and they must be destroyed, starting with the editor-in-chief of… » 7/06/15 4:25pm 7/06/15 4:25pm

Deadcast: Did La’el Collins Stiff A Hooker Who Ate His Ass Out?

It’s the question of our time, really: Did Dallas Cowboys rookie free agent lineman La’el Collins help himself to a free tossed salad? A self-proclaimed “orally gifted” escort who goes by the handle of THROATZILLA certainly thinks so, and she publicly unloaded both barrels on Collins earlier this month by making her… » 6/16/15 6:01pm 6/16/15 6:01pm

Deadcast: Are The FIFA Arrests Bullshit?

As you know by now, American officials conducted a huge sting operation two nights ago that culminated in the arrest of a shitload of FIFA officials, all of whom were tied to numerous instances of bribery and outright corruption. Now, I think it’s safe to say that we all despise FIFA, and nothing pleases me more than… » 5/28/15 1:11pm 5/28/15 1:11pm

Deadcast: Is Colin Cowherd Leaving ESPN To Do Political Talk Radio?

Bill Simmons was fired by ESPN on Friday, and Jason McIntyre over at The Big Lead has speculated that Simmons was fired partly because ESPN didn’t want to set a salary precedent with him when they’ve got contracts for other on-air talent coming up later in the year, most notably Skippy Bayless and braying donkey Colin… » 5/11/15 10:31am 5/11/15 10:31am

Deadcast: Could This Dumb Twitter Parody Actually Be Jason Whitlock?  

Earlier this week, our own Greg Howard posted a lengthy exposé on noted couch tormentor Jason Whitlock and his ESPN-backed vertical, The Undefeated. One Whitlock fanboy on Twitter got pretty worked up over that post… or is he MORE than a Whitlock fanboy? It’s a mystery that can only be solved via Deadcast…
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Deadcast: Let Me Explain That Stupid Chopped Shirt

Last week I went on Chopped and won and everyone made fun of my shirt, because you people are SOULLESS JACKALS. Anyway, bossman Tim Marchman had a few questions for me about this shirt, mostly so that he could discover new avenues for mocking it. And so I am ready to answer those questions—along with a few… » 4/14/15 3:37pm 4/14/15 3:37pm

Deadcast: Is Coach K The Most Hateable CBB Coach Ever? (Yes.)

The Final Four starts on Saturday, which means it's time for us to dust off the microphones and do a little Deadcast, exploring the most hateable college basketball coaches to choose from. And it's such a deep, deep pool of candidates, really. None of them are actually LIKEABLE, especially now that Al McGuire is… » 3/31/15 9:12am 3/31/15 9:12am

Deadcast: Peter King Talks To Roger Goodell, Accomplishes Nothing

So Peter King landed an interview with Roger Goodell (I know… I'm as shocked by his journalistic coup as you are) and the commissioner took the opportunity to spew out a bunch of boilerplate Roger Goodell nonsense: blanket declarations of self-assurance, private police forces, bullshit concussion stats, and obscene… » 3/24/15 10:00am 3/24/15 10:00am

Deadcast: The Hater’s Guide To The Field Of 68

The tournament is here! Obscure schools! Slow play! Poor shooting! Adorable upsets that are violently corrected in the boring later rounds! It's all here! I'm gonna head to the bar at 1 p.m., eyebang the barstools until a free one opens up, and then get TERRIBLE barstool ass sores over the course of five hours. … » 3/19/15 10:40am 3/19/15 10:40am

Deadcast: Is Ernie Banks’ Body Being Hidden In Washington, D.C.?

Since Chicago Cubs legend Ernie Banks died over a month ago, his surviving family members have been engaged in a blood feud with Banks's former mistress over both Banks's remaining assets (rumored to be valued at a mere $16,000) and his remains, the location of which are at present unknown. Even though some of… » 3/04/15 11:08am 3/04/15 11:08am