This Week's Signs Of The Apocalypse

For nearly two decades, Sports Illustrated has stirred the tea leaves to discern a weekly Sign of the Apocalypse. Deadspin salutes the magazine's ongoing effort to cover the end of times but declines to cede the scoop on the biggest event in world history. » 11/24/12 4:40pm 11/24/12 4:40pm

Beer Of The Week: Stella Artois, Belgium's Allegedly French Beer

Apparently Stella Artois used to be advertised in the U.K. under the slogan "reassuringly expensive." Without knowing the relative merits of price and quality across the pond, I can only rejoice that such a snotty tagline has gone the way of doctors prescribing cigarettes. There is nothing reassuring about steep price… » 11/17/12 9:55pm 11/17/12 9:55pm

Euro Golf Fan At Medinah Celebrates Ryder Cup Win So Hard His Tooth…

Yesterday's Ryder Cup meltdown at Medinah—already the fodder for Taiwanese animation mockery—prompted rowdy European fans to go crazy in their celebration of what the British press is already calling one of the great sports comebacks in history. We don't blame the Euros for getting excited, but we do hope this man… » 10/01/12 3:35pm 10/01/12 3:35pm

Ricky Rubio Of The Habsburg Empire: Picturing The NBA's Europe Through…

Saturday in Vienna, the remains of Otto von Habsburg — would-be Emperor of Austria, Apostolic King of Hungary, (presumably non-apostolic) King of Bohemia, Dalmatia, Croatia, Slavonia, and Galicia, Lodomeria, and Illyria, and so on, had all those jobs not been downsized when he was two years old — were entombed, in two… » 7/19/11 1:40pm 7/19/11 1:40pm

Basketball Foul Is Skull-Stompingly Flagrant

ASU product Mike Batiste is a superstar in Euroleague hoops, but he kind of lost his cool the other night. Worry not: his coach made him go apologize. » 11/09/10 3:30pm 11/09/10 3:30pm

Racist European Soccer Fans, Go Sit In A Corner

"A referee should first demand over the public address system that fans stop their racist behavior. If they fail to do so, the game should be suspended for five to 10 minutes, with teams sent to the locker rooms." [AP] » 7/02/09 11:30am 7/02/09 11:30am

Kobe Bryant Says He'd Go to Italy For $50 Million

Not content to allow LeBron James to sweep up all the attention for his leaked interest in going overseas for $50 million, Kobe Bryant stepped into the fray yesterday from Beijing. Telling The Boston Globe that he'd go to Italy for $50 million a year. You know, sooner or later the NBA brass might have to acknowledge… » 8/08/08 1:00pm 8/08/08 1:00pm

Top Arizona Basketball Recruit Brandon Jennings Bound for Europe

With a nice finger extended to David Stern's 19 year age limit as he crosses the Atlantic. At least according to his lawya, Jeff Valle. » 7/09/08 2:20pm 7/09/08 2:20pm