Marshawn Lynch And Gronk Got Together To Play Some Video Games

Conan had Rob Gronkowsi and Marshawn Lynch on his show to play the yet-to-be-released Mortal Kombat X, and there was really no way the premise couldn't deliver. Come for the discussion about Mario Kart characters, and stay for Marshawn Lynch teaching Conan how to properly taunt the opposition by grabbing your nuts.… » 1/30/15 1:32am Today 1:32am

Watch The Deadspin Super Bowl Ad That Was Too Hot For TV!  (NSFW!) 

You know the drill by now: Some dipshit company like GoDaddy or Carl's Jr. makes a lascivious Super Bowl ad, only to be bombarded with a host of last-second edits from the prudes in your average network's S&P department. And then they go ahead and post the uncut ad—highly NSFW (OOH!), like the one above—on their… » 1/29/15 3:17pm Yesterday 3:17pm

NFL Players Should Unionize

The National Football League had its way with Marshawn Lynch this week, reportedly threatening to fine the Seattle Seahawks running back $500,000 if he didn't speak to reporters. This is just one more in a series of incidents in which the league has threatened players with disproportionate penalties for minor… » 1/28/15 11:41am Wednesday 11:41am

UK And EKU Football Players In Good Ol' Fashion Bar Fight [UPDATE]

An Eastern Kentucky University lineman took on a gaggle of University of Kentucky players in a bar fight this weekend, according to multiple witnesses quoted in The Courier-Journal. EKU lineman Colton Scurry's father told the paper he "sustained multiple facial fractures" in the incident, and that the University is… » 1/27/15 9:13pm Tuesday 9:13pm

Report: Man (Probably) Took Piss With Two Bags Of Footballs In Tow

Earlier today Fox Sports' Jay Glazer reported that the NFL's investigation into how 11 of the 12 footballs the Patriots used in the AFC Championship Game became deflated had zeroed in on a "person of interest": a Patriots locker room attendant. Surveillance video reportedly shows this person of interest taking the… » 1/26/15 11:52pm Monday 11:52pm

Report: Lieutenant Called "The Cleaner" Also Steelers Security Chief 

ESPN's Outside The Lines is reporting today that the head of security for the Pittsburgh Steelers since 2001 has at the same time continued working as a high-ranking law enforcement officer in the Allegheny County Sheriff's Office. This sure looks like a potential conflict of interest, and ESPN's Steve Fainaru and » 1/22/15 9:08pm 1/22/15 9:08pm

Jerramy Stevens Arrested For DUI; Hope Solo Suspended By U.S. Soccer

Yesterday TMZ broke the news that former Seahawks and Buccaneers tight end Jerramy Stevens was arrested in Los Angeles early Monday morning for DUI. Hope Solo—the U.S. Soccer goalkeeper and Stevens's wife—was also in the car, and TMZ says she and Stevens were belligerent with police (emphasis theirs): » 1/21/15 8:41pm 1/21/15 8:41pm

Report: 11 Of 12 Patriots-Supplied Footballs Were Underinflated

There has been two days worth of smoke surrounding Ballghazi, and now it looks like there might actually be a fire. According to ESPN's Chris Mortensen, the NFL's investigation into whether the Patriots deflated footballs during Sunday's AFC Championship Game has found that 11 out of the 12 balls they supplied were… » 1/20/15 11:30pm 1/20/15 11:30pm

Suit: High School Football Players Raped Girl, Recorded It

A teenage girl claims in a civil lawsuit that she was raped multiple times last year by three Culver City High School football players, who also recorded one of the rapes, shared the video with other students, and tried to intimidate her into not reporting what happened. The suit was filed last week and named the the… » 1/20/15 8:18pm 1/20/15 8:18pm

This Fan-Shot Video Is The Best Way To Relive Jermaine Kearse's TD Catch

As far as in-stadium, fan-shot highlights go, this one is hard to top. It's shot from the best possible angle, it is crystal-clear in quality, and it features just enough of the Blair Witch-style screaming and shaking that makes this particular genre of highlight so enjoyable. If you're a Seahawks fan, just go ahead… » 1/20/15 4:32pm 1/20/15 4:32pm

Packers Loss Sends Small Child Into Devastated Weeping Frenzy

Little man is legitimately upset here (and maybe a little sleepy), and with good reason. Green Bay's swift collapse yesterday was probably his first crushing sports loss, and he got a nice jersey on for the game and everything. His mom tries comforting him with a "we got next year," but next year is a long-ass time… » 1/19/15 8:12pm 1/19/15 8:12pm

Colts Linebacker Josh McNary Charged With Rape

Josh McNary, the Colts linebacker known for being a U.S. Army lieutenant before joining the NFL, has been charged with felony rape in Indianapolis, according to documents filed today in a Marion County court. Overall, McNary is charged with one felony count of rape, one felony count of criminal confinement, and one… » 1/14/15 7:53pm 1/14/15 7:53pm

What Do We Know About Rob Konrad's 16 Hours At Sea?

Alone under the sky, impossibly far from anyone who could help him and miles from shore, the former football player swam nine—or was it 27?—miles to save his life. He pictured his two daughters waiting for him back home, and used the sun and stars to guide himself through shark-infested waters to make it back to… » 1/13/15 5:22pm 1/13/15 5:22pm

Let's Look At All The Shitheads Who Thought A Playoff Was A Bad Idea

We'll start with the obvious, which is that the college football playoff was fucking awesome and I am happy that it finally exists. It returned meaningful football games to New Year's Day, which I had missed dearly. It amplified the importance of regular season games, rather than diluting them. It ginned up the… » 1/13/15 11:12am 1/13/15 11:12am