Tell Us Your Awesome/Humiliating Childhood Sports Stories

Readers! We want your childhood sports stories. Heroic ones, and embarrassing ones. The time you closed your eyes, swung from your heels, and turned the dimpled Golden Boy's best fastball into a screeching rocket for a double. The time you heaved a half-court buzzer-beater, missed the basket by 25 yards, and hit a… » 4/17/14 2:13pm Yesterday 2:13pm

(Unofficial) Glory Days: 2 Chainz Could Dunk In High School, Played…

This video, dug up by ESPN, shows 2 Chainz (your favorite rapper's favorite rapper), then just Tauheed Epps, looking not unlike the 2 Chainz of today, balling all over the crosstown kids from Banneker. He sinks a three, he throws down a nasty dunk (after the buzzer, obviously), he shimmies triumphantly, there's a… » 9/15/12 9:30am 9/15/12 9:30am

I Was The Child Star Of A CBS Show Who Had Two Free Throws To Win The…

An occasional series featuring our readers' tales of momentary sports glory. If you've got a video of your own brush with athletic greatness, send it to tips@deadspin.com, subject: Glory Days. Consider this one a very special episode: a former child star reminiscing about his big sports moment on television. » 4/26/12 3:32pm 4/26/12 3:32pm

Glory Days: I Was Paul Pierce's Nightmare (In A Game We Lost By 58…

Sports greatness takes place all the time, all over the country. Sometimes, as with our own Tommy Craggs, those moments of triumph are preserved forever, even if it's on a crappy videotape that's been forgotten about and no one's watched it for years. In this occasional series, we'll show the videos and share the… » 2/22/12 6:00pm 2/22/12 6:00pm

Introducing Glory Days: Send Us Your Greatest Sports Moments

The scene: Kenney Gym in Urbana, Ill. A winter's evening in 1996. University High School trailing DeLand-Weldon 57-50 with 38 seconds to go. A skinny kid from Uni, No. 22, knocks down a three-pointer. Then, after a foul and a missed free throw the other way, he nails another one. DeLand-Weldon makes a free throw,… » 2/15/12 1:03pm 2/15/12 1:03pm