You Can Tell The NFL's New Proposal To Help Limit Concussions Is Good By The People That Hate It

Recently, the British Journal of Sports Medicine published a "Consensus Statement on Concussion in Sport," which sought to define concussions, lay out diagnostic procedures, differentiate between types of concussion victim (teenage athletes vs. adult athletes, for example), and determine how best to manage the risk… »3/16/13 11:30am3/16/13 11:30am

Presenting The Deadspin Fantasy Football Almanac: An Unofficial Record Book For 1970-2011

Last week, Drew suggested someone compile a record book for fantasy football. Here's a start: I looked at NFL player stats since the AFL-NFL merger (1970) and came up with some retroactive awards. »10/25/12 2:00pm10/25/12 2:00pm

No fantasy scoring system is more valid than any other, but I used the following, from Pro Football Reference's fantasy… »10/25/12 2:00pm10/25/12 2:00pm

Meet Dr. James Andrews: The Man Who Operates On Your Favorite Player

In the last two decades, Dr. James Andrews became the de facto orthopaedic surgeon to sports stars everywhere. His name is synonymous with sports surgery, as is his location in Birmingham, Alabama. Now Fast Company »9/10/08 1:15pm9/10/08 1:15pm takes you inside the operating room with the man who fixed Michael Jordan, Jack Nicklaus, Drew Brees,…

Let's Go To The Studio, Where It's Jimmy With Keggy And The Gang

Considering that FOX has barely showed any college football this year and therefore has no established halftime "in the studio" team, we were curious how they would handle last night, which after all was the supposed biggest game of the year. We admire their conclusion: They just picked two retired players who were… »1/09/07 2:45pm1/09/07 2:45pm

Emmitt Smith, You Are A Champion! The Emptiness Is Temporarily Gone!

It appears that American can finally release its collective tension: "Dancing With The Stars" has finally crowned a winner. And it's none other than ... Emmitt Smith! Yes, the former Cowboys (and Buzzsaw) running back emerged victorious last night, barely edging out Mario Lopez, and any contest in which you barely… »11/16/06 10:30am11/16/06 10:30am