Everything That Should Die In 2014

It's customary at the dawn of a new year to pay homage to the people we lost in the previous one. But we're optimists at Deadspin. Here's everything we hope will die in 2014. » 1/02/14 4:50pm 1/02/14 4:50pm

The Story Behind The Story: The Hunt For Penise Blord

Let's go behind the scenes of one of our notable stories from 2013. When we posted our tribute to Jerry Buss, we were intrigued by the presence of one woman whom the AP identified as Penise Blord. Here are our attempts to track down Penise Blord. » 1/01/14 1:18pm 1/01/14 1:18pm

2013: Our Favorite GIFs

2013 was the year we argued over how to pronounce GIF and made a lot of them (almost 1,500). Here's the favorite GIFs we made the past 12 months, in no particular order. » 12/31/13 4:20pm 12/31/13 4:20pm

These Are The Top 11 Videos You Watched On Deadspin In 2013

We pride ourselves on trying to provide you with quality video of important or unique moments that are, usually, sports-related. 2013 was a big year for that at Deadspin; our top 11 videos accumulated more than three million views, or 20% the average audience for an episode of Two And A Half Men. » 12/31/13 1:50pm 12/31/13 1:50pm

What Horrible Things Did We Do To Our Penises Last Year?

While collecting insertions into various orifices for our annual feature, we stumbled across a good number of truly awful penis-related mishaps. Culled from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission's database of emergency room visits, here's a year's worth of self-abuse. » 12/31/13 1:30pm 12/31/13 1:30pm

2013: The Year In Cursing

2013 was a banner year for televised cursing. Of course, when A.J. "Fuckin' Shit" Clemente made his appearance, we knew we were in for something special—but he's far from the only media or sports person to utter expletives on-air. Here's our favorite profane moments of 2013. » 12/30/13 3:55pm 12/30/13 3:55pm

The Story Behind The Story: The Manti Te'o Hoax

Let's go behind the scenes of one of our most notable stories from 2013. Here's how "Manti Te'o's Dead Girlfriend, The Most Heartbreaking And Inspirational Story Of The College Football Season, Is A Hoax" came to be. » 12/27/13 3:47pm 12/27/13 3:47pm

What Did We Get Stuck In Our Rectums Last Year?

As in past years, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has created a searchable database of emergency room visits around the country. And as in past years, we have trolled the data for the finest examples of insertions showcasing extraordinarily bad luck and/or ingenuity. [Note: Headline has been updated. These… » 12/25/13 12:00pm 12/25/13 12:00pm

Deadspin 2013: Our 101 Most Popular Posts

Time to pull back the curtain a bit and reveal our 101 most popular posts of the year. We have our own ideas about which posts best represent what the site is all about, but this list is all about what you, the readers, flocked to. » 12/23/13 3:30pm 12/23/13 3:30pm

Two Boys Kissing: How Our Favorite Sports Photo Of 2013 Came To Life

In January, photographer Deanne Fitzmaurice was on assignment for Sports Illustrated when she went to a San Francisco gay bar, HiTops, during the 49ers-Falcons NFC Championship game. She was assigned to get a photo that would accompany a story about the diversity of 49ers fans. Her photo, above, was a dream shot: Two… » 12/23/13 2:00pm 12/23/13 2:00pm

Deadspin 2013: The Year In ESPN Being Weird, Horny, And Dumb

We had a lot of ESPN-related coverage this year, because ESPN continues to be fertile ground for mockery. Here's everything we had to say about the monolithic sports network this year. » 12/20/13 3:55pm 12/20/13 3:55pm

The 12 Best Sports Infographics Of 2013

While 2013 saw plenty of "Snowfall"-inspired graphical masturbation, it was generally a great year for sports-related graphics and data viz. The 12 works below are some of our favorites, listed in order of publication. Sorry for the image fuzziness; click "expand" to get a better look. And let us know what we may have… » 12/19/13 3:00pm 12/19/13 3:00pm

Gift Guide: Great Books That We've Featured

A couple days ago, we gave you book recommendations from the Deadspin commentariat. But we've also excerpted from a good number of books this year, too. Here's a list of those in case you're still in the market for gift ideas. » 12/19/13 1:23pm 12/19/13 1:23pm

Deadspin 2013: All The Cool Old Stories We Republished This Year

The Stacks is Deadspin's living archive of great journalism, curated by Bronx Banter's Alex Belth. Here are the best stories we published on it this year. » 12/18/13 6:00pm 12/18/13 6:00pm

Deadspin 2013: The Meanest Things We Said About People

Like we do every year, we called a lot of people a lot of really mean names in 2013. Here's a collection of many of the mean things we called people this year. » 12/17/13 6:00pm 12/17/13 6:00pm

Deadspin 2013: All The Stuff You Didn't Have Time To Read

Here are the best longish stories we published this year. You probably didn't have time to read them the first time around, so take a a few moments now to dive into some of our best stuff. » 12/16/13 6:04pm 12/16/13 6:04pm