Why Did The College Wrestling All-American Shoot The Duck?

This story is a couple of weeks old, but it somehow escaped the attention of our Ducks Desk. Ethen Lofthouse is a senior at Iowa who placed fifth at 184 pounds at last year's NCAA wrestling championships. One recent Friday afternoon, Lofthouse's neighbors noticed that he and his roommates were shooting arrows at a… » 10/21/13 7:06pm 10/21/13 7:06pm

Stupid, Stupid Mother Duck Leads Ducklings Across IndyCar Track

I hope someone called Duckling Protective Services, because this is really just terrible timing to take the kids out for a swim. She's probably Canadian. » 6/03/13 8:59am 6/03/13 8:59am

Lee Corso Almost Killed A Duck On College Gameday

At this point, we have no grounds for saying whether or not the duck is dead. The duck could be alive, it could be in the final, painful throes of death, it could be totally OK—maybe ducks are more resilient than they look. Maybe. We're not veterinarians. All we know is that the duck was not happy, and if those were… » 11/17/12 12:25pm 11/17/12 12:25pm

Arizona's Three Losses Are The Worst Three Losses In College Football

Candidate for most crud-awful season in football this year: the Arizona Wildcats. Started 3-0, including handsome win over Oklahoma State team to get expectations buzzing. The Associated Press ranked the Cats for the first time since 2010. Next came a 56-0 paste job of South Carolina State. Oats were being felt. » 10/06/12 8:49pm 10/06/12 8:49pm

Terrible Mother Duck Leads Ducklings Across Five-Lane Highway

Nothing you watch this weekend—no thriller at the multiplex, no nailbiting football game—will come close to the tension of this video. A mama duck leading her nine babies across a busy freeway in Toronto, with only the distant rumble of the cars for a soundtrack, and oh god I hope they make it. » 9/07/12 6:15pm 9/07/12 6:15pm

Tyler Clippard, Giant Jerk Animal Lover, Spits On Feeds Baby Ducks…

Reader Curtis took in the Nationals/Rockies game at Coors Field last night, another Rockies loss. As the game wound down he walked around the stadium only to come along a duck family that had wandered into the visitors' bullpen. Clippard purposefully walked between the ducklings and their parents, Curtis says, and… » 6/27/12 9:45am 6/27/12 9:45am

Break Out The Photoshop, It's Lee Corso On A Big Inflatable Duckie!

ESPN's College GameDay crew is out at USC, shooting some commercials. One of the behind-the-scenes photos is Lee Corso, wearing a 1920s swimsuit and riding a big yellow duck raft. Click the picture to enlarge, and please make some photoshops of this. Put them in the comments, and we'll feature the best later. » 5/31/12 2:20pm 5/31/12 2:20pm

Baby Ducks: The Forgotten Victims Of The NHL Playoffs

The playoffs photoshop and gif thread at HFBoards is going strong, and Pass It To Bulis has collected some of the best tumblin' Ryan Kesler gifs so far. We're patiently awaiting Nicklas Backstrom cross-checking Boo the Dog, so get on that, anonymous creative internet people. » 4/19/12 4:05pm 4/19/12 4:05pm

Boy, I Bet This Fan Regrets Threatening Wayne Rooney's Life Now

Because no one reads the newspaper, and SportsCenter's anchors are too perky for this early in the morning, Deadspin combs the best of the broadsheets and internets to bring you everything you need to know to start your day. » 10/22/10 9:35am 10/22/10 9:35am

Leonard Davis Saves Adorable Baby Ducks From Being Covered In Sand.…

Here's 6'6 Cowboys' guard Leonard Davis lending a giant helping paw to some wayward ducklings at the team's annual Sponsor Appreciation golf tournament. Luckily, NBCDFW.com cameras were there to watch the whole dramatic scene play out. » 5/12/10 7:15pm 5/12/10 7:15pm

Best Running Back On The Planet Shows Off Quzzical Dead Duck Face

Adrian Peterson pops up in a photo gallery on Gobbler Country and shows the world that he can also be cruel to animals. Beware the crazed duck lovers converging upon Minnesota to display their outrage. [GC via SB] » 8/24/09 12:24pm 8/24/09 12:24pm

Duck Day Afternoon

As we learned on Sunday, Barbaro has suffered a rather serious setback. But here's some good news. If Big Boss Horse should, you know, not make it, there is another brave animal fighting for life which could use your prayers. Meet Perky the duck. » 1/29/07 9:15am 1/29/07 9:15am