Sportswriter Frank Deford Is Taking Your Questions In The Comments Now

Frank Deford, of SI, Real Sports, NPR, The National, and many bestsellers, is in the comments now. He's written a new book called Over Time: My Life as a Sportswriter. It's funny and folksy and evocative of a different era in sportswriting. Read our excerpt for a taste, then buy the damn book. » 5/14/12 11:30am 5/14/12 11:30am

Join Us For A Live Chat With Frank Deford At 11:30 a.m. Tomorrow

The legendary Frank Deford, of SI, Real Sports, NPR, and The National, will stop by tomorrow morning to talk about his new book Over Time: My Life as a Sportswriter (which we excerpted last week). He'll answer any questions you may have about sports, life, and menswear. So, please, join us, won't you? » 5/13/12 1:00pm 5/13/12 1:00pm

Stories That Don't Suck: SportsFeat's Guide To Wimbledon

A quick primer on SportsFeat: Every day, we post great sports writing from across the web, both new stuff and classics. A companion to Longform.org, the site is designed to be used with services like Instapaper and Read It Later, so you can read the stories later on your phone, iPad or Kindle. You can find our picks… » 6/17/11 2:00pm 6/17/11 2:00pm

We Are All Dave McKenna XVI

Here's your daily link to Dave McKenna's brilliant "Cranky Redskins Fan's Guide to Dan Snyder," which we'll be posting until Snyder's dumbass libel suit goes the way of the Quagga. Today, old-head Frank DeFord chimes in with an NPR segment titled, "You're A Mean One, Mr. Owner." He reserves the end of "Sweetness and… » 2/19/11 6:00pm 2/19/11 6:00pm

The One Where A Lady Sends Us Pictures Of Her Boobs In The Hope Of…

Welcome back to Deleted Scenes. If you're new, read this to figure out what we do here. If not, well, let's get down to business. (NSFW) » 9/24/10 4:45pm 9/24/10 4:45pm

TV Says Internet Killing Newspaper

The man behind print sports journalism's largest failure is going to tell us why the Internet is usurping the local paper as your news source of choice. If you can still afford premium cable, Real Sports is on now! [HBO] » 9/15/09 10:00pm 9/15/09 10:00pm

Frank Deford Has Noticed That ESPN Has Some Influence

Once a week, Frank Deford ambles down to his local NPR station, talks into a microphone for three minutes, then goes back to his VHS library of women's Wimbledon matches. This week, he had "harsh" words for his some-time employer. » 8/06/09 10:30am 8/06/09 10:30am

Anna Kournikova Reportedly Gets Shovey With Other Woman At Vegas Bar,…

The New York Post is reporting that former tennis person Anna Kournikova had a drink tossed on her at a Vegas nightclub which resulted in a mild lady-on-lady altercation. » 6/30/09 11:27am 6/30/09 11:27am

Once Again, Frank Deford Can't Hide His Horny Old Manliness

Frank Deford has always been infatuated with vivacious young tennis stars, so it's not surprising he'd offer his take on the recent ITF grunt ban considerations with a creepy I'm-typing-this-pantsless approach. SportressofBlogitude gives the porny rundown on Deford's latest column. » 6/25/09 12:40pm 6/25/09 12:40pm

Frank Deford Still Loves The Game

If you - or your "client" - would like to be included in an upcoming "Interviews Of A Lifetime", please contact either myself or Deadspin HQ for inquiries. » 5/30/08 2:20pm 5/30/08 2:20pm

We Have To Ask ...

Suggested questions for today's ESPN SportsNation chatters ...
Noon. MLB with Gary Miller: We see they've moved you from Insider and are now offering your columns for free. Welcome to coach class.
3 p.m. Writer Frank Deford: Do you sometimes catch you own reflection in the mirror and just stare for minutes on end,… » 10/05/05 11:54am 10/05/05 11:54am