Alex Rodriguez Only Gave $5,090 Of The $403,862 He Raised For Charity…

The Boston Globe dug through the world of shady athlete charities this week, and while many of their findings were disappointing (if not surprising), we'd be remiss if we didn't highlight one charge in particular. It's been a while since anyone thought Alex Rodriguez was a stand-up guy, but this seems...egregious: » 3/02/13 2:15pm 3/02/13 2:15pm

No, San Francisco Police Are Not Investigating Michael Crabtree To…

It would be ludicrous to suggest that the San Francisco police department is scheming to hurt the post-season chances of the its hometown football team, right? Right. And yet, the 49ers are still giving the side-eye to the SFPD for undertaking (and informing the media of) the Michael Crabtree sexual assault… » 1/20/13 1:05pm 1/20/13 1:05pm

The Freeh Group Will Investigate The Saints Next

Freeh Group International Solutions—the firm that just dumped 267 pages of dirt on Penn State—isn't done internally investigating embattled football programs. On June 8, nola.com reported Saints ownership had hired former FBI honcho Louis Freeh's consulting and investigations firm to look into two things: the bounty… » 7/12/12 7:12pm 7/12/12 7:12pm

Are New York’s Most Exclusive Restaurants More Eager To Seat Jeremy Lin…

Who's the biggest thing in New York right now? Is it Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin, the unlikely guy leading his team on an improbable charge to .500, collecting terrible, punning tabloid headlines along the way? Or is it Giants quarterback Eli Manning, the unlikely guy who led his team on an improbable charge to the… » 2/16/12 12:16pm 2/16/12 12:16pm

I-Team: Who's The "Totally Single Virgin" Who Advertised Her Phone…

Sometimes, investigative subjects make tracking them down an easy task for Deadspin's I-Team. Take Blonde with a Nearly Empty Beer and Dark Nail Polish, for instance. If you read the sign closely, you can see she was going for "Call me, I've never seen the Red Sox play before today." So don't read the sign closely. » 9/04/11 5:30pm 9/04/11 5:30pm