Report: Two Months After Ronaiah Tuiasosopo Gave "Lennay Kekua" Fake…

Among the (many) confusing things about the ongoing saga of Manti Te'o's fake dead girlfriend, the similarities between the real life of Te'o-deceiver Ronaiah Tuiasosopo and the false narrative he created have especially muddled the facts. Two turning points in the faked narrative: "Lennay Kekua" was involved in a car… » 1/19/13 10:10am 1/19/13 10:10am

Manti Te'o's Father Wants You To Unsubscribe From The Honolulu…

Yesterday, Brian Te'o, father of Notre Dame linebacker and Heisman candidate Manti Te'o, took to the Manti Te'o "Official" Fan Club on Facebook, which he apparently runs or has access to, to complain about the Honolulu Star-Advertiser's decision to put an AP photo of Manti Te'o, being bowled over by Eddie Lacy during the … » 1/12/13 11:50am 1/12/13 11:50am

Was Knute Rockne Killed By The Mob? Tracing The Origins Of One Of The…

On the morning of March 31, 1931, TWA Flight 599, en route from Kansas City to Los Angeles, fell out of the sky over the Flint Hills of central Kansas, near the community of Bazaar. Farmers on the ground reported hearing a bang before the right wing snapped off, sending the plane into a dive. All eight people on board… » 1/07/13 5:10pm 1/07/13 5:10pm

Alabama Barely Beats Georgia For SEC Title, Right To Demolish Irish In …

Your national title game will be SEC semifinal champion Alabama against Notre Dame, which in a just alternate universe just got piss-pounded by Ohio State in the Big Ten title game and ceded its title game slot to Florida. In this universe, though, Notre Dame spent the afternoon licking its chops as Alabama and Georgia … » 12/01/12 8:39pm 12/01/12 8:39pm

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. » 12/01/12 3:55pm 12/01/12 3:55pm