A Fitness Critique of the ISIS Terrorist Workout Video

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is not just a bloody Islamist terror group currently massacring the Iraqi army; it's also the producer of a workout video. But is this the quality workout video that Middle Eastern radicals deserve? » 6/19/14 3:34pm 6/19/14 3:34pm

Soccer Stadium Blasts Kill 5 As Friday Bombings Claim 22 Lives In Iraq

Twenty-two people were killed yesterday in Iraq when bombs went off in a police officer's car, at a funeral, near a bakery, and at a soccer stadium, Reuters reports. » 6/29/13 12:30pm 6/29/13 12:30pm

Travel Tip #14: Never Take A Road Trip With Mack Brown

Texas' Mack Brown was one of the D-I coaches bunking up on that gladhanding Middle East tour this week, and he was kind enough to keep an online diary so everyone could know how godawful it is live over there. » 6/05/09 12:00pm 6/05/09 12:00pm

College Coaches Get Cozy In Iraq

Seven coaches — including Mack Brown, Jim Tressel and Rick Neuheisel — are touring the Middle East, and have learned that in Iraq, a glitzy suite is hard to find. Instead of lounging at the Ritz, they're shacking up in one of Saddam's palaces. In bunk beds. [The Zone Blitz] » 6/03/09 11:30am 6/03/09 11:30am

Wanted: Poise, Splits, Knowledge Of Middle East Geography

To be a Dallas Cowboy cheerleader, you need exquisite dance technique, plenty of enthusiasm and poise, a vibrant personality and the ability to do high kicks and splits. Also, you should "look well-proportioned in dancewear." And you have to identify a country on Iraq's borders. » 5/23/09 3:30pm 5/23/09 3:30pm

Fishin' Accomplished

He eluded U.S. forces much longer than Saddam Hussein, but this 13-pound carp was finally brought to justice recently as part of Operation Catch Fish, on the grounds of Camp Slayer in Baghdad. » 3/14/09 4:45pm 3/14/09 4:45pm

A Brief Chat With The Woman Who Took The Iraq Bills Cheerleader Photos

Julie Dermansky, a freelance photojournalist from New York, is currently embedded with the military in Iraq. She agreed to talk to Deadspin about the experience, which included a photo shoot with the Buffalo Bills Cheerleaders. » 2/19/09 12:00pm 2/19/09 12:00pm

Nobody Circles The Bedouins Like The Buffalo Bills Cheerleaders

Julie Dermansky is a New York photojournalist currently on freelance assignment in Iraq, where her next-door neighbors in the Baghdad hotel in which she's staying happen to be the Buffalo Bills cheerleaders. » 2/17/09 12:30pm 2/17/09 12:30pm

But The Sand Traps In Iraq Are Brutal

CBS golf analyst David Feherty: "I went to both Iraq and Mississippi. And I can tell you this, I'd rather go back to Iraq than Mississippi." [Yahoo Sports] » 1/16/09 11:40am 1/16/09 11:40am

At Least They Didn't Play The Star-Spangled Banner

It's a beautiful day in Iraq. (Really!) The Iraqi soccer team brought some rare joy to a nation that's, uh, in some turmoil by winning the Asian Cup. Everyone's ecstatic, it's something to cheer about, it's a wonderful thing. And then. » 8/02/07 12:35pm 8/02/07 12:35pm