2012 Deadspin Hall Of Fame Nominee: Lynn Hoppes

His body of work as ESPN's senior Jonas Brothers correspondent had been impressive long before last year. But 2012 was when Lynn Hoppes really set himself apart. He told us how great the party was. He hired Sarah Phillips. He told us about Michael Bolton's hole-in-one. He copied shit verbatim from Wikipedia. ESPN… » 1/04/13 4:05pm 1/04/13 4:05pm

2012 Deadspin Hall Of Fame Nominee: Virgil, Pro Wrestling's Saddest…

It all began when we stumbled upon Lonely Virgil, after which we learned that many of you had your own Virgil story to share. In time, those stories also included run-ins with other has-been ex-pro wrestlers. And soon enough, Virgil learned that the Virgilbag was a thing. But then, just as quickly as it all began, the… » 1/04/13 10:15am 1/04/13 10:15am

2012 Deadspin Hall Of Fame Nominee: Lawyerin' Joe Amendola

Let there be no questioning the brilliant legal mind of Jerry Sandusky's lead attorney. "He was both Gallagher and the melon." His go-to legal maneuver was throwing shit against the wall. Gag order? What gag order? Just, you know, give him some more time. You'll see. His client was too busy being a swell guy to have done … » 1/03/13 5:45pm 1/03/13 5:45pm

2012 Deadspin Hall Of Fame Nominee: Fat Chipper Jones

He showed up for spring training looking like a fat ass. His fatness touched off a debate about whether he was fat. Eventually, Fat Chipper himself chewed the fat, and soon there was no denying what everyone else could see. He tried masking it. He found himself a Playboy-model girlfriend. He even arranged what sounds… » 1/03/13 4:40pm 1/03/13 4:40pm

Deadspin Hall Of Fame 2012: We Want Your Nominations

The end of the year is almost upon us, which means it's that time again. As we've done in the past, we want to give you, our dear readers, the opportunity to recognize this year's crop of sports persons who set themselves apart for their shenanigans off the field. » 11/29/12 10:00am 11/29/12 10:00am