K-Rod No Longer Has Anger Issues (He Says)

Every morning, the fine folks at Sports Radio Interviews sift through the a.m. drive-time chatter to bring you the best interviews with coaches, players, and personalities across the sports landscape. Today: Francisco Rodriguez doesn't want to talk about the past. » 2/17/11 4:10pm 2/17/11 4:10pm

Last Night's Winner: Naughty Text Messaging

In sports, everyone is a winner—some people just win better than others. Like Chris Rainey and Francisco Rodriguez, who allegedly sent their sometime ladyfriends the sort of text messages that our country's law enforcement frown upon. » 9/14/10 12:10pm 9/14/10 12:10pm

K-Rod Injured Himself Throwing That Punch, Out For Season

Rodriguez tore a ligament in his right thumb, meaning his father-in-law's face actually won the fight. It's about that time of the season for another memorable New York Post cover? [Will Carroll] » 8/16/10 5:55pm 8/16/10 5:55pm

Circle of Life: When English Soccer Appears, American Beach Volleyball…

Because no one reads the newspaper, and SportsCenter's anchors are too perky for this early in the morning, Deadspin combs the best of the broadsheets and internets to bring you everything you need to know to start your day. » 8/14/10 9:00am 8/14/10 9:00am

Francisco Rodriguez Arrested For Allegedly Beating Up Father-In-Law In…

The Mets closer is in police custody and charged with assault after sending his father in law to the hospital after the Mets' loss tonight. » 8/12/10 12:10am 8/12/10 12:10am

Francisco Rodriguez Partakes In A Moment Of Quiet Reflection

One day after the Angels broke the record for earliest clinching of the AL West, reliever Francisco Rodriguez started the real celebration. F-Rod earned his 57th save in LA's 7-4 win over the Mariners, tying the major league record set by Bobby Thigpen of the Chicago White Sox in 1990. By all accounts, he was a little… » 9/12/08 11:00am 9/12/08 11:00am

F-Rod Is A Big Fan Of The Bottom Of His Cap

In his new book The Cheater's Guide To Baseball, Derek Zumsteg looks at all the different ways baseball players and managers have cheated (or tried to cheat) throughout the years. It's a highly entertaining book; our favorite part is "Tips For Doctoring Bats For Amateur Players." » 4/04/07 5:30pm 4/04/07 5:30pm

Wait, Aren't The YANKEES The Sign Of The Beast?

Excellent find from David Pinto at Baseball Musings (which we wholeheartedly endorse as THE site to read for great live updates and commentary during night playoff games; his post today comparing the Doug Eddings incident and computer pattern recognition is fantastic): Apparently an employee of Topps baseball card… » 10/13/05 2:50pm 10/13/05 2:50pm