As a Man Ages, He Learns That All He Needs for the Holidays Is Family

My mommy is visiting for the holidays. I'm not so good remembering numbers so I always have to do a little math to figure her age. On my birth certificate it says she was 24 when I was born, in Charlottesville, Virginia, having been delivered by my father's professor of obstetrics—at the apple-polishing time of 5:36… » 12/10/13 2:49pm 12/10/13 2:49pm

49ers Team Doctor Found Dead, Was Suspect In Criminal Probe

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Dr. Daniel Garza, the 49ers team physician and a professor of orthopaedic and emergency medicine at Stanford University, was found dead in his home Wednesday. It is being treated as a possible suicide and, according to KRON-Channel 4, he was being investigated for alleged "inappropriate behavior" with interns prior to… » 10/19/13 10:30am 10/19/13 10:30am

A Fan Fell To His Death At The 49ers Game

The frightening trend of fans falling to their deaths at sporting events continues. According to police, a fan fell from an elevated walkway and died at Candlestick Park shortly after the Packers-49ers game kicked off on Sunday. » 9/09/13 12:31pm 9/09/13 12:31pm

Silicon Folly: How To Make an "Extreme" Sailboat Race Dull and Deadly

It was going to be the greatest outdoor sports spectacle in history: weird giant sailboats racing against each other in the grand natural amphitheater of the San Francisco Bay all summer long, with hundreds of thousands of happy spectators watching from the Bay's 400 miles of shoreline. At least that was the idea when… » 8/19/13 1:05pm 8/19/13 1:05pm

Former Division II Quarterback Found Dead In Michigan Woods

Cullen Finnerty, a former quarterback for Grand Valley State University and a three-time Division II national champion who was briefly a member of the Baltimore Ravens, was found dead Tuesday night by rescue workers who had been looking for him since he went missing on Sunday. Finnerty's body was found in the woods… » 5/29/13 12:50pm 5/29/13 12:50pm

The 10 Supplements You Actually Need

Men's Health, a magazine for men who are healthy and dumb, will tell you that there are 10 supplements that you, the fitness-seeking man, "actually need." Oh really? You can't go to the gym without "Coenzyme Q10?" You can't work out unless you're shoveling glucosamine powder down your gullet? It takes selenium tablets to… » 3/06/13 12:10pm 3/06/13 12:10pm

Player From 1979 Final Four Stabbed To Death By Wife Who Says She…

Matt White, the starting center on Penn's 1979 Final Four team, was found stabbed to death in his suburban Philly home yesterday. He was 53. Weirder still is that White's wife, Maria Rey Garcia-Pellon, has been charged with killing him by stabbing him in the neck while he slept, and she allegedly told police why she… » 2/12/13 4:30pm 2/12/13 4:30pm

Reports: Kansas City Chiefs LB Jovan Belcher Killed His Girlfriend,…

Multiple reports have confirmed that fourth-year Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher shot himself at the Chiefs' practice facility this morning, allegedly after shooting and killing his girlfriend. According to CBS's Jason La Canfora, Belcher killed himself after speaking with the team's GM and head coach. See… » 12/01/12 12:47am 12/01/12 12:47am

This Week's Signs Of The Apocalypse

For nearly two decades, Sports Illustrated has stirred the tea leaves to discern a weekly Sign of the Apocalypse. Deadspin salutes the magazine's ongoing effort to cover the end of times but declines to cede the scoop on the biggest event in world history. » 10/27/12 5:27pm 10/27/12 5:27pm

Georgia Fan's Obituary Mourns "The Tragedy" Of Bulldogs' Loss To South…

We all die. It may be peacefully as you sleep, a popped vessel that fades your dreams to black. It may be gradually over weeks, a diagnosed dénouement, a slow degenerative smolder that allows fear to give way to acceptance to give way to peace. It may be YouTubeably sudden, as the locomotive sheers through the passenger … » 10/13/12 9:15pm 10/13/12 9:15pm