Here Are 2,000 Photos We Took At The Westminster Dog Show

The thing about the Westminster Dog Show is (and this is going to sound obvious) that there are so many dogs. If you watch the primetime TV broadcast, you see one of each breed—a perfect kibble-sized snapshot of the dog world. But attending the show, something you should absolutely do if you're in New York, is… » 2/12/13 6:40pm 2/12/13 6:40pm

Exile In Dogville: Westminster Gets Comfy In Its New Home

Welcome to Dogs in Donut Coats Deadspin's seventh annual coverage of the Westminster Dog Show, featuring a dog in a donut coat. If you're only here for the dogs in donut coats, you can leave now, because there are no more. Otherwise: welcome. Donut-coatless dogs are within. » 2/11/13 6:05pm 2/11/13 6:05pm

Mark Buehrle's Pit Bull Is Illegal In Toronto

Alex Anthopoulos thought he hit paydirt, ripping off the miserable Miami Marlins for most of their good players in Jeffrey Loria's latest fire sale. This sabermetric-darling GM, however, is about to learn that the stats can't tell you everything you need to know about a player—e.g. whether that player's dog is… » 11/15/12 6:15pm 11/15/12 6:15pm

George Brett Turns To Twitter To Find Lost Dog

"Still new to this tweeter stuff," George Brett wrote a couple of days ago. That was before Brett's beloved Labradoodle Charlie ran away from his Mission Hills, Kan., home last night. In a matter of hours, Brett turned into a tweeter expert as he harnessed the crowdsourcing powers of the internet to bring Charlie home. » 5/30/12 11:00am 5/30/12 11:00am

Looking For Love On Valentine's Day At Westminster

I have a girlfriend and a cat, and at Westminster I feel like I'm cheating on both. When's the last time you fell in love at first sight? When your heart and soul was completely handed over within seconds of meeting someone? When you and a complete stranger fell into a slobbery make-out session, with extra tongue, and… » 2/14/12 7:10pm 2/14/12 7:10pm

Handjobs, Butt-To-Butt Action, And Other Sex Secrets Of The Champion…

For his new book, Show Dog: the Charmed Life and Trying Times of a Near-Perfect Purebred, Josh Dean spent more than a year following a champion show dog named Jack, a young Australian Shepherd. In the following excerpt, Jack—who is owned by a single mother from Pennsylvania named Kimberly Smith—tries to mate for the… » 2/14/12 8:00am 2/14/12 8:00am

David Backes, Blues Captain, Flew His Plane 700 Miles To Rescue Three…

Via Fox 2 St. Louis, we now have the most endearing story of 2012. David Backes is a good hockey player. They don't have to do good work to stand out. But Backes is the captain of the St. Louis Blues—they're good too, mind you, with the second-highest point total in the Western Conference—and he has 16 goals and 21… » 2/01/12 8:30am 2/01/12 8:30am