Mike Francesa Wouldn't Shut Up About Paternity Leave Today

Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy is going to be away from the team for a few days on paternity leave, because his wife had a child and he wants to be with his wife and child. This is a thing that men in America, even athletes, do. Usually if they don't, it's because they're not lucky enough to have a good job where… » 4/02/14 5:37pm 4/02/14 5:37pm

There Are Already Dumb Things Being Written About Yasiel Puig

This has to be some kind of record. The Los Angeles Dodgers are just two official games into the season, and the Los Angeles Times' Bill Plaschke has already fired off his first "Yasiel Puig is tearing this team apart!" column of the year. It doesn't make any damn sense. » 3/26/14 11:57am 3/26/14 11:57am

Baseball Writers To Baseball Fans: Fuck You

When we started in on our project of making a farce and mockery of baseball's annual Hall of Fame election by buying a vote from a veteran baseball writer and then turning it over to the public, we had two principal aims. One was to draw attention to the way an increasingly ridiculous election process has diminished… » 1/09/14 6:42pm 1/09/14 6:42pm

The Angry Things Writers Are Saying About Our Hall Of Fame Ballot

A lot of people are not very happy with Dan Le Batard's decision to turn his Hall of Fame ballot over to Deadspin readers. His fellow ESPNers, Tony Kornheiser and Mike Wilbon, made that clear enough yesterday on air. Here's what some writers have had to say. » 1/09/14 12:08pm 1/09/14 12:08pm

The Pundits Weigh In On Our Purchase Of A Hall Of Fame Vote

When we announced last week that we had purchased a Hall of Fame vote, making a mockery and farce of the process by which veteran baseball writers anoint the elect among retired ballplayers and usher them into the sacred temple at Cooperstown, we had one question: Will the takes be strong? Happily, they were. » 12/02/13 5:02pm 12/02/13 5:02pm