Prince Fielder's Naked ESPN Cover Is Sexy As Hell

One of the most beloved tropes in sports lore is the Triumph of the Unexpected Body. When I think about those stories, I think about cheering on Muggsy Bogues from my friend's living room when I was eight or nine. I knew nothing about basketball, but seeing that small man dart around the court alongside NBA giants… » 7/10/14 4:46pm 7/10/14 4:46pm

Homemade Infographic: Where Are ESPN's Naked Jocks Hiding And Tucking…

The conceptual problem with ESPN The Magazine's Body Issue leads directly into the practical problem with it. Conceptually, as soon as you strip off the athletes' clothing to call more attention to their forms, you diminish the function that's supposed be integral to those forms, and you call attention to the mere… » 10/07/11 8:15am 10/07/11 8:15am

CORRECTION: It's Hope Solo Butt-Naked Watering The Lawn In ESPN The…

Whoops. In a previous post, Deadspin misidentified U.S. soccer goalie Hope Solo as either Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews or his brother, Casey, back-up linebacker for the Philadelphia Eagles. Thanks to the many, many readers who helped us solve this mystery. Here are some emails we received from those… » 10/05/11 3:24pm 10/05/11 3:24pm